Age of Empires 4 Gets Major Update Next Week, Adding UI Features and Balancing Changes

Age of Empires 4 launched last month and Relic Entertainment's giving it considerable support. After publishing a post-launch roadmap, 4's first major patch goes live next week, implementing requested changes from fans.

As spotted by PCGamesN, this upcoming Winter Update will see major balance updates. The French Hulk ship is being weakened, The Cavalry are now more vulnerable to standard and elite crossbowmen, as well as spearmen.

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Age of Empires 4 Gets Major Update Next Week, Adding UI Features and Balancing Changes

Relic's also fixing the Holy Roman Empire's prelate, which will allow nearby units to be inspired even after being pushed away. The Mongols are also being tweaked with their 'superior mobility' trait, ensuring the 'speed modifier' is ‘appropriately applied’ from now on.

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New UI features are also promised, adding several fixes and tweaks for the Chinese Dynasty button, which will now be placed in the lower left part of the screen. Furthermore, the mini-map is also getting smaller icons. Make sure to follow us for more gaming news and updates as it happens.