As Microsoft Studios announced last month, historic RTS gaming title Rise of Nations is now available for download from the Windows Store. Microsoft is selling it for just $4.99 for a limited time. After the promotional period, it will cost $19.99.
Rise of Nations: Extended Edition will include the original Rise of Nations game, PC Game of the Year expansion, Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots. The main highlight of this game is that it will support cross-network play allowing gamers to play with up to eight players online with Windows 10, across Xbox Live and Steam.
Key gameplay features:
- Lead one of 24 nations, each with its own distinctive attributes and special units.
- Learn to play with six tutorials for beginning to experienced strategy gamers.
- Take command over a hundred military units operating on the ground, sea, and air— from Hoplites to Frigates to Helicopters.
- Research more than 50 technologies over eight historical epochs.
- Build wonders of the world, including the Terra Cotta Army, the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower. Each wonder gives your nation special bonuses.
- Play a variety of the critically acclaimed Single-Player Conquer the World campaigns including, Alexander the Great, The New World, Napoleon and The Cold War.
- Experience more than a dozen map types in single and multiplayer scenarios, ranging from the Amazon Rainforest to the Himalayas to the Nile Delta.
- Xbox Live Integration
- Multiplayer with ranked matches (ELO)
- Cloud saves
You can download it here from Windows Store.