Hiya, adventurers! We all know you’ve been ready for all of the information – and right here it’s. We’re excited to introduce Knights of the Mediterranean – the most recent DLC for Age of Empires III: Definitive Version! It’s out there for pre-order now on the Microsoft Retailer and Steam and can launch on Could 26!
Prepare to regulate the Mediterranean with two thrilling civilizations: the Italians and the Maltese, plus take pleasure in an entire slew of new maps, and a few participating sport modes! Are you prepared to leap in? Check out these incoming options:
- 2 new Civilizations
- 30 new Random Maps
- 9 new Minor Civilizations
- 8 Historic Maps
- Diplomacy Sport mode
- Tycoon Sport mode
Desk of Contents:
Fabulously rich service provider republics, kingdoms, duchies, and even the Papacy had pushed the Renaissance and dominated the commerce networks of the Mediterranean. Nonetheless, when the Italian polities weren’t engaged in conflicts overseas, they fought one another almost incessantly, till the Risorgimento gave rise to the brand new Kingdom of Italy.
Unite a rich however splintered Italy whereas new Settlers flock to your booming empire with each technological breakthrough, and Architects assemble buildings without cost!
Make investments on the Lombard to optimize your economic system and switch a fast revenue, or assemble a towering Basilica and ship Papal troopers to strengthen and complement your military!
Use shielded Pavisiers to lure opponents into an ambush of Bersaglieri, or let Elmetti decrease their lances and carry the day with a thundering cost!
Dwelling Metropolis Playing cards
The Italians have entry to quite a lot of new playing cards that may help you in your path to unity and victory!
- Round 50 distinctive playing cards tailor-made to the Italian civilization.
- “Firm” Playing cards that ship complementing mixtures of Natives, Mercenaries, or different European allies.
We’ve picked a couple of noteworthy examples for playing cards with quite a lot of distinctive behaviors.
Italian Distinctive Playing cards
TEAM Marco Polo Voyages: Arrives quick! TEAM Explores the black areas of the map and doubles the useful resource rewards granted by treasures. Any assets already looted are granted to your workforce once more.
Venetian Arsenal: Ships 1 Arsenal Wagon. Docks work a lot quicker when an Arsenal is close by.
Machiavellianism: Arrives quick! Improves your Italian Explorer in fight, allows him to choose up Treasures almost immediately and provides him a strong canine companion.
Service provider Republics: Ships 1 Buying and selling Submit Wagon. Grants assets for previous and future management of Buying and selling Routes.
• Delivers 1 Buying and selling Submit Wagon.
• Commerce Routes: 20% of ALL assets you could have earned thus far are granted to you once more.
• Commerce Routes: Future earnings improved by +30%.
Guardia di Finanza: The monetary police collects Coin for every enemy unit you could have defeated thus far.
Firm Playing cards
Damaged Lance Firm: Ships a variety of Papal Lancer and Stradiots.
Maltese Firm: Ships a quantity Hearth Throwers, Hospitallers, and Inquisitors.
Black Firm: Ships a variety of Black Riders and Armored Pistoleers.
And lots of extra…
One of many Mediterranean’s epitomes of a melting pot, Malta was strategically and financially essential, and thus many of the surrounding powers coveted it, turning into a stronghold of the Knights Hospitaller.
Guard the Mediterranean in opposition to incursions with distinctive fortifications, don shining armor to fend off assaults, and shell opponents from afar with Fastened Weapons.
Hearth Throwers and greatswords win battles, however the superior logistics of your Commandery win wars. Fortunately, you possibly can have each!
Preventing at sea with Order Galleys could moist the gunpowder, however your Arbalesters gained’t thoughts. You possibly can at all times restock at a Gunpowder Depot, or blow it up when an enemy military marches previous!
Dwelling Metropolis Playing cards
The Maltese have entry to quite a lot of new playing cards that may help you in your path to unity and victory!
- Round 65 distinctive playing cards tailor-made to the Maltese civilization.
- “Tongue” Playing cards that ship models from different European nations in assist of your trigger.
Maltese Distinctive Playing cards
Greek Hearth: Allows Docks to assemble Hearth Ships. Explosive vessels stowed with Greek hearth, a secret incendiary combination which inflicts appreciable harm upon contact.
Hearth Towers: Researches Frontier Outposts and allows an extra highly effective short-ranged hearth assault.
Wignacourt Constructions: Settlers collect pure assets considerably quicker when close by a City Middle or Outpost.
TEAM Knights of the Spherical Desk: The Knights of the Spherical Desk ship 1 Hospitaller to every TEAM member for every City Middle they’ve on the map. Additionally grants +2% hitpoints to all Items in your workforce, not like your different TEAM playing cards.
Hearth Throwers: Equips Hearth Throwers with a Flamethrower, a strong charged assault that inflicts appreciable Burning Harm in close-range fight.
Tongue Playing cards
Italian Tongue: Ships a Commandery Wagon and a variety of highly effective Order Schiavoni. Allows Commanderies to recruit extra.
French Tongue: Ships a Commandery Wagon and a variety of highly effective Order Cuirassiers. Allows Commanderies to recruit them.
German Tongue: Ships a Commandery Wagon and a variety of Settler Wagons. Allows Commanderies to recruit them.
And lots of extra…
Historic Maps are a brand new variation of Random Maps. Randomly generated for limitless replayability, however with distinctive goals for every map, based mostly on a number of the most memorable conflicts on the European continent.
- The Italian Wars
- Eighty Years’ Warfare
- The Deluge
- Nice Turkish Warfare
- Nice Northern Warfare
- Napoleonic Wars
- Russo-Turkish Wars
- The Thirty Years’ Warfare (multiplayer solely)
European Royal Homes
With the Introduction of over 30 new European Maps, 9 new Minor Civilizations enter the sport, including an arsenal of distinctive new models, applied sciences, and skills.
Representing bigger entities whose affect transcended nationwide borders fairly than particular person people-groups, European Royal Homes thematically blur the traces between main and minor civilizations in Age of Empires III: Definitive Version. Like Native American Settlements, Asian Holy Websites, and African Kingdoms, a Buying and selling Submit have to be constructed on European Royal Homes’ Palaces to ally with them. Royal Homes present a singular skill and extra models and applied sciences on common than different minor civilizations, however these are staggered throughout a number of ages fairly than being out there within the Exploration Age. These property are fairly impactful and the models typically make the most of novel mechanics – reminiscent of unit promotions, charged actions, (dis)mounting, and harm deflection – however have a tendency to return at the next value than their counterparts.
- Home of Bourbon
- Home of Wittelsbach
- Home of Oldenburg
- Home of Hanover
- Home of Phanar
- Home of Jagiellon
- Home of Vasa
- Home of Habsburg
- Home of Wettin
New Sport Modes
A model new strategy to expertise Multiplayer with your pals. Permitting gamers to vary their allegiance to different gamers throughout the course of the match. Negotiate with your pals over struggle & peace… and make them pay for it!
This new diplomacy mode is out there for all current random maps! Moreover, one map has been specifically crafted round this sport mode, the multi-player unique diplomacy map “Thirty Years’ Warfare“.
Tycoon is a brand new Sport Mode to accompany Supremacy, Deathmatch and Empire Wars.
Designed to give attention to the economy-building of Age of Empires III: Definitive Version, this new Sport Mode offers a setting the place gamers consider creating the strongest economies for his or her empires, with out having to bolster armies or defend in opposition to full-scale sieges.
Listing of Achievements
|Achievement Identify||Achievement Situation||Rating|
|Tongues of Europe||Ship 3 totally different “Tongue” Dwelling Metropolis playing cards as Malta.||10|
|Demolition Derby||Deal 2000 Harm with Depot explosions.||10|
|The Nice Siege||Deal 10,000 Harm with Fastened Weapons.||15|
|Heavy Metallic Rain||Defeat 30 Items with Fastened Weapons.||5|
|Knights Hospital||Heal 4000 Well being factors enjoying because the Maltese.||5|
|Enterprise Journey||Deploy ‘Journey to Jerusalem’ out of your Dwelling Metropolis shipments because the Maltese.||5|
|Maltese Victory||Win a sport because the Maltese.||5|
|Alone in opposition to the World||Win on the Eighty Years’ Warfare Historic Map defending 1v7 in opposition to People or Onerous AI.||15|
|Cossack Captain||Win on the Deluge Historic Map in opposition to People or Onerous AI.||15|
|Protection of the Headquarters||Destroy the Headquarters in The Eighty Years’ Warfare or Nice Turkish Warfare Historic Maps.||10|
|Scorched Earth||Raze 20 Village Homes in The Deluge or The Thirty Years’ Warfare Historic Maps.||5|
|Uphill Battle||Seize 5 Strategic Factors from an enemy in The Napoleonic Wars Historic Map.||10|
|Deliver out the Large Weapons||Deal 3000 Harm with captured Fastened Weapons within the Nice Turkish Warfare or Russo-Turkish Warfare maps.||5|
|Worldwide Supporters||Ship 50 Items from the Basilica.||10|
|Technological Growth||Analysis 50 Applied sciences because the Italians.||10|
|Funding Banker||Rework 15,000 Sources utilizing Lombards.||10|
|Free Actual Property||Assemble 200 Buildings with Architects.||5|
|Bersaglieri Battalion||Deal 5000 Harm with Bersaglieri.||10|
|Italian Victory||Win a sport because the Italians.||5|
|La Serenissima||Unlock 5 Italian Dwelling Metropolis Customizations.||5|
|Financial Tremendous Energy||Obtain 1st place for 3 challenges in a Tycoon mode sport.||5|
|Okay Boomer||Construct 3 City Facilities in a Tycoon mode sport.||5|
|Grand Change||Generate 10,000 Tycoon rating from exchanging assets for Tycoon Packages.||5|
|Imperium||Meet the Financial Victory circumstances in a Tycoon mode sport and win.||15|
|Wealth of Empires||Full a Tycoon mode sport with 10 Totally different Civilizations.||10|
Able to discover and battle it out with all the brand new issues? Knights of the Mediterranean is out there for pre-order from the Microsoft Retailer and Steam!