Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition - Hotfix 39515
Today’s hotfix follows in the footsteps of Update 39284 with a handful of important fixes for issues that cropped up in last week’s build. This includes the notable pauses during gameplay, AI behaviors that proved disruptive to players, the loss of the final chapter in the Saladin campaign, a misrepresentation of ELO changes following ranked matches, and more.
This sounds like a different problem than the pauses experienced by most players in-game. If you have not, I’d recommend that you work through these steps to ensure that you have all the necessary files to run the game:
If those do not work, consider starting a thread in the ‘Ask for Help’ forum, where we can follow up on the specific issue. Be sure to include as much information as possible: including network logs and a copy of your dxdiag to see if we can narrow down the problem!