Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

Rating Summary

Based on 36 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

72%

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8 / 10
Oct 20, 2020

No matter how you felt about undoubtedly polarizing Age of Empires 3 before, the dev teams at Tantalus Media and Forgotten Empires gave us a chance to relive nostalgic days that already long gone. Now this classic game feels a lot more expansive, prettier and acceptable.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 20, 2020
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70 / 100
Oct 16, 2020

A modest remaster of a fun but flawed RTS that's stuck in the ever-lengthening shadow of its predecessor.

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6 / 10.0
Oct 15, 2020

Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition preserves for posterity the core of this weirdest 00s RTS experiments while making some much-needed changes. Love it or hate it, the definitive edition is Age of Empires 3 amplified.

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88 / 100
Oct 14, 2020

If you didn't like the original, you probably won't like this one either, but it is a spectacular RTS that improves in graphics and details such as the balance between the factions and the historical representation. And it's included in Game Pass.

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8.8 / 10.0
Oct 16, 2020

Xbox Games Studios is back in charge with a great adaptation of one of the world's most iconic installments of strategy loaded with new features in one of the best remasters remembered in today's landscape

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Dominic L

Top Critic

8 / 10
Oct 15, 2020

Age of Empires III Definitive Edition is a lovingly reworked classic of the RTS genre that modernises in all the right ways. It also serves as the perfect way to prepare for next year's long awaited Age of Empires IV.

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7.5 / 10.0
Oct 14, 2020

Not the best in the series but still fun and engaging, that comes with a few new gameplay modes, two civilizations and restored graphics.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 14, 2020

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition is a fantastic job of remastering and enhancing the original. Graphics, historical representation, gameplay ... Only some problems in the AI ​​take us back to ancient times.

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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 14, 2020

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition is a great remake, packing in loads of new content and addressing some issues that other developers might simply have swept under the rug.

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