Microsoft has announced another instalment in the popular real-time strategy series. The Age of Empires: Castle Siege game will be released in September on PC and Windows Phone 8. The company has also presented the project’s debut trailer:
According to the official information, the Age of Empires: Castle Siege game will introduce six civilizations at the players’ choice. All of them appeared in the previous parts of the series. The main gamers’ mission will be to build a big and prosperous city and to create a strong army, which will be necessary to protect the lands and attack the near castles.
In the press release at the project’s site, the developers has told about some features of the new Age of Empires: Castle Siege game. Thus, all the processes in the upcoming strategy can be controlled by the touch screen. Moreover, the gamers will be able to connect via Xbox Live and compete with their friends for the first place in the leaderboards. They will also get an opportunity to hire such heroes as Richard the Lionheart and Charlemagne specially for the fights. And besides that, the players will take part in ten known historical battles (the Fall of Constantinople, the Siege of Marienburg, etc.).
The Age of Empires: Castle Siege game will be free-to-play, but will offer various in-app purchases.
So, are you interested in this project? What do you think about the mobile version of this strategy?