Age of Empires II HD Patch 5.5 is now in Open Beta! - Age of Empires

Age of Empires II HD Patch 5.5 is now in Open Beta! - Age of Empires

Patch 5.5 is ready for Open Beta! Thank you for your ongoing support and participation as it is fundamental in ensuring that builds are stable and ready for Live release. In this Open Beta we have implemented password protected lobbies, improved performance and addressed some additional community issues. We are looking forward to hearing from … Continued

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Lobby And Server System Needs Changes
1- Lobby’s Should have the option to invite your friends to play.
2- One Player Should be considered as a host, and all other players connect to the host, just like a server. This hybrid hosting system would be more beneficial than using peer to peer technology.
3- Further Down the Line introduce Dedicated Servers, which players host themselves and join via the lobby. The Lobby would have to be modified a bit for this to work.
4- The Dedicated Server should have some options such as, if the owner allows, anyone can join and play in the server, or if the owner of the server chooses, he can only allow games to be played if he is included in the game , a semi public server. Or A completely private server with a password, that only the owner and the people he authenticates get access. The lobby room is still visible in the public lobby in all these senarios.

5- Voice acting should be added to all
The Forgotten campaigns, both for the intro and in-game storylines.

I’ve been experiencing some bad IA or behavior with units that Original game (and Conquerors) did not have. When starting any match and exploring the map, using chains of commands, if the unit can’t go further to the location assigned, it won’t go to next location and get stuck. This didn’t happen in the original release… I’m not sure how to explain it better but hope the team could make tests with the units behavior.

Also, if there’s no Internet, when starting standard match, I choose always Random map. But, the next time I want to start another game, it shows the last scenario I played (“Mongolia”, “Islands”, for example) and need to choose again “Random”… It’s (again) something that didn’t happen in AoE II (not HD). Greetings and I hope this can help everyone.

I kindly request an update that allows users to zoom in and out using the scroll wheel on the mouse. Lots of users play on a 2560 x 1440 resolution and it would be awesome to see more of the map in the main window.

@“Elite Cataphract” said:
5- Voice acting should be added to all
The Forgotten campaigns, both for the intro and in-game storylines.

And don’t forget to add background music to all the dlcs (The Forgotten, African Kindom, Rise of Raja) campaigns. The old campaigns have both voice acting and music in the intros.

@Kuoting said:

@“Elite Cataphract” said:
5- Voice acting should be added to all
The Forgotten campaigns, both for the intro and in-game storylines.

And don’t forget to add background music to all the dlcs (The Forgotten, African Kindom, Rise of Raja) campaigns. The old campaigns have both voice acting and music in the intros.

And fix pathfinding please! Just finished all FE xpack campaigns and they have terrible pathfinding x.x even more tan MP games.

PLEASE FIX the DESYNCING problems. People are abusing this to disconnect from games they are losing, causing all players to lose ELO whilst they gain ELO. Out of the last 10 games I’ve played, I have only been able to finish 2.

is this steam version?

@Pheeraoh said:
is this steam version?

Of course, it is AOE 2 HD Patch.

Please fix desyncing and patch release timeline.
#4K support #MakeAOE2GreatAgain

Add support for higher res. Fix networking and multiplayer. Optimize for low and high end systems

When will patch go live?

What you mean for 4K support? The AOE II HD Edition can be played in higher res but the only disavantage is the zoom, because higher resolution means farthest camera. However there is a steam mod at workshop that helps Windows 10 players to fix this issue.

I hope they add culture skins for the standard units in the game. How am I playing as the mayans and I have european armored infantry fighting for me.

@FrostedPdiddy said:
I hope they add culture skins for the standard units in the game. How am I playing as the mayans and I have european armored infantry fighting for me.

This! So much this! Please fix this in AoE II:DE!

I agree with FrostedPdiddy Mayans should not have the same armor style as a Teuton.

Where can i play the AoE2 beta?

@Mununez said:
Where can i play the AoE2 beta?

You have to play it on steam.

Ok I have Beta 5.5 and I’m a fresh starter, When I attempt to play on standard AI with 3 opponets, or if I create in Single player a game againist 1 AI get totally trounced. Now judging from the Lets Play Tutors, this shouldn’t be happening, I should even be able to play againist the AI set to the next setting up. But the AI is flat running over me. Has something changed in the Tutor due to your changes in the AI over the coruse of Beta 5.x. I can’t learn a thing when its so hard it just runs over me. Sorry to all you highly skilled players but I’m not one of you yet.

i cant access the beta

please help

can any1 give me the download link for the patch ?