A classic lives on August 16th with the official launch of Age of Empires Online. Microsoft Games Studios and Gas powered Games has announced that the free-to-play casualized online RTS will officially launch this August with over 40 hours of free gameplay with the Greek and Egyptian civilizations.
But thatÂs just where the adventure begins. Players will also have the option to purchase Premium Content Packs and Booster Packs while advancing their civilization with a persistent online capital city. According to a Bit-Tech posting, the free-to-play game will also ship with a retail package that contains premium content and items for $19.99.