Dropped (all) Audio only Italy

:arrow_forward: GAME INFORMATION

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  • **GAME BUILD #: 10161014
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10

:arrow_forward: ISSUE EXPERIENCED

While playing Italy in any SP mode, audio drops out for the entire game. Happens randomly during the match, but it does happen every time and when it does - it’s out for good. Entire AOE3 audio is lost, even if I quit the match and start a new match w a different civilization. Also noted that when viewing “Home City” of Italy, the audio is choppy. The bag round noise cuts in and out. Related? Seemed awful coincidental. Only solution I’ve found is completely exiting AOE3 - then restarting. But it will drop out the next time I play Italy. But only Italy. I have zero audio issues with any other civ.

:arrow_forward: FREQUENCY OF ISSUE

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  • 100% of the time / matches I play (ALWAYS) but only 100% of Italy matches, to be clear.

:arrow_forward: REPRODUCTION STEPS

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Here’s the steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. Start aoe3
  2. Choose Italy as home city
  3. Start any game - skirmish is what I play most.
  4. Play as normal … audio will drop out within 25min

:arrow_forward: EXPECTED RESULT

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Audio would continue

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