Yeah, that Age of Empires II. The game that you played when there were still these things called VHS tapes. That you rented. They had movies on them. So you can see why it's a little strange to post a news piece about new content 17 years after the original game came out. Called Rise of the Rajas the new expansion comes to the Age of Empires II HD version of the game. Out next week
it introduces four new Asian Civilizations to the fold - Burmese, Khmer, Malay, and Vietnamese.
The update also beings a number of performance improvements and bug fixes to the game and follows in the footsteps of previous expansions from 2013 and 2015. It also introduces four new, fully voiced campaigns for each of the new civilizations.
Gajah Mada: On the island of Java, a new power is rising. Gajah Mada, prime minister of Majapahit, conspires to build an empire to rule the waves and islands of the Archipelago. Will he be able to balance his unquestioned loyalty to the king with his growing ambitions?
Suryavarman I: It is the early 11th century and the Khmer Empire is in turmoil, torn apart by competing factions and surrounded by hostile neighbors. Only one prince, Suryavarman, has the courage and cunning to defeat his rivals and restore the Khmer to their former glory. Seizing the throne, however, is just the first of many tasks. Will Suryavarman muster the strength to expand his domain, overcome adversity, and create a timeless legacy as the king who attained Nirvana?
Bayinnaung: A warrior king seeks to unite a divided land. But when he is betrayed, only his devoted servant can continue his legacy. Can a mere commoner ascend the Burmese throne and build the largest empire in Southeast Asian history?
Lê Lợi: When a civil war plunged Dai Viet into chaos, the Ming Emperor intervened and seized control. Now, the only hope for freedom from oppression lies with one man: a minor noble named Le Loi. Will he be able to unite feuding factions, defeat the Chinese, and regain Vietnamese independence?
Plus, there's also Battle Elephants.