Switching to Return of Rome disables recently enabled mods

:arrow_forward: GAME INFORMATION

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  • GAME BUILD #: Version 101.102.27465.0
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 11

:arrow_forward: ISSUE EXPERIENCED


When I enable a bunch of mods, then switch to Return of Rome, and then switch back to Age of Empires II, the mods are disabled again.

I believe that this issue was not caused by the most recent patch. It might have already existed since Return of Rome came out.

:arrow_forward: FREQUENCY OF ISSUE

:point_down: How often does the issue occur? CHOSE ONE; DELETE THE REST!

  • 100% of the time / matches I play (ALWAYS)

:arrow_forward: REPRODUCTION STEPS

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Here’s the steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. Enable one or more mods that were disabled when you started the game.
  2. Switch to Return of Rome.
  3. Switch back to Age of Empires II.
    → These mods are disabled again.

:arrow_forward: EXPECTED RESULT

:point_down: What was SUPPOSED to happen if the bug you encountered were not present?

The mods were not supposed to be disabled.

:arrow_forward: IMAGE

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Here is a link to the video showing the bug: https://youtu.be/LaFxsVK0ZzE
(Bonus: If you play the video at 0.25x speed, you will see something weird at 6 seconds into the video.)

:arrow_forward: GAME FILES (SAVE / RECORDING)

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I informed the team about this issue, thanks for your report!