Age of Empires is notorious for its fantastic real time strategy gameplay. The franchise has garnered a huge fan-base over several decades, and continues to be popular to this day.

Recently, Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition has been spotted for Xbox consoles, and the rating hints that the game is set to launch on the platform, later today. 

Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition Xbox
Source: PEGI

A 25th anniversary broadcast for Age of Empires is also scheduled for today. Fans can watch the livestream on the official Xbox Twitch channel at 10AM PST. The livestream will reveal the future of the franchise, and fans can expect to learn all sorts of information. 

If this news turns out to be true, Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition is likely to be announced for Xbox consoles during this broadcast. Previous rumors have also hinted that Age of Empires 4 could also be headed to Xbox at some point. 

Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition was released to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original title. The game has always been considered an extremely popular entry in the RTS genre, and it was brought back in 2019 with all previous expansions and graphical enhancements. It looks like the developer is looking to bring another resurgence to the title, through an Xbox console release. 

Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition Xbox

While an Xbox release seems likely, it would be wise to keep expectations in check. Nothing is confirmed at the moment, but fans will only have to wait a few more hours for official news. 

Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition could see a huge influx of new players through a new release on Xbox. The launch could introduce a whole new group of players to the real time strategy genre, further elevating the popularity of the franchise.

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