(Direct copy from AOEO blog section. Link .)
I announced in January of this year that AOEO had entered its support phase, meaning that no new content would be added to the game. Then, last month, we mentioned in the forums that AOEO had an end date. That information should have come clearly from me, with a clear and specific itemization of what that means to you, the players. So let’s fix that.
Age of Empires Online will close on July 1, 2014. On that day, the service will cease to function, and no further games can be played. The servers will be taken offline, and no features of the game or the game service will work without the servers. Until that date, the game will continue to fully function just as it does n…Read more >
Future of Age of Empires Online
It is now time to discuss the future of Age of Empires Online. AOEO has finished its development phase, and now moves on into its support phase.
What does that mean?
It means that there will be no new content created for AOEO. There is a small amount of content still in the pipeline that will be released in the next few weeks, but that is all. No new features will be added. Most significantly, no new civilizations will be released; the six existing ones are the complete and final set.
However, nothing else changes for players, nothing that currently exists will be removed. You can still play everything you own, earn EP, and purchase any content you do not currently own. We will still …
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With my outstanding and magnificent cunning I've learned how to copy and tinker (slightly) with templates. Awwww yeah!Read more >
Just yesterday I found out that ordinary people can join in on the Wiki. I never knew that! Instantly did I add the Windy's Wild Widgets store, which was eluding me for a long time. Came here long before many times to check on the information about the store, to make the decision whether I should buy premium with retail or MS Points.
Sure had some fun. Now I'm giving something back to the community ^^, a sense of accomplishment, lul.Read more >