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Age of Empires Online will have free-to-play business model

By Matthew
Jan 25, 2011
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  1. Robot Entertainment and Microsoft have revealed more information about their upcoming entry in the Age of Empire franchise, including talk of a free-to-play business model. Age of Empires Online was first announced last summer and incorporates various MMO elements with the real-time strategy gameplay that earned AoE its popularity.

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,346   +396

    Ack! I can see me getting sucked up into this one. I LOVED the original AoE series.
  3. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Maniac Posts: 901   +52

    I'm curious if any of the original Ensemble Studios staff has anything to do with this project.
  4. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Posts: 752   +12

    No amount of rule 34 could ruin my childhood as much as this game.
  5. Gars

    Gars TS Enthusiast Posts: 228

    same here
    not the whole series, but The Conquerors
    still play it every 2-3 days
    probably im addicted :)
  6. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,575   +47

    AoE online?...Hell yes! i'm into some of that.
  7. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 636   +117

    if only it wasn't a cartoon....sigh...
  8. I play AOK and AOC through game ranger. Also Im addicted, damnit!


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