Age of Mythology: Extended Edition

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This page is for the remaster. For the original game, see Age of Mythology.

Age of Mythology: Extended Edition
Age of Mythology: Extended Edition cover
SkyBox Labs
Ensemble Studios
DLC Forgotten Empires
Microsoft Studios
Release dates
Windows May 8, 2014
Age of Mythology: Extended Edition guide on StrategyWiki
Age of Mythology: Extended Edition on MobyGames
Age of Mythology: Extended Edition on Wikipedia
Age of Empires 1997
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings 1999
Age of Mythology 2002
Age of Empires III 2005
Age of Empires Online 2011
Age of Empires II (2013) 2013
Age of Mythology: Extended Edition 2014
Age of Empires: Castle Siege 2014
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition 2018
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition 2019
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition 2020
Age of Empires IV TBA

Key points

HD remaster of the original Age of Mythology and its expansions, with Steam achievements and multiplayer, improved graphics and support for higher resolutions

General information

Official website for the series
Official Discord server for the series
Age of Empires Wiki - A wiki for everything Age of Empires related
Planet Age of Empires - A hub for all Age of Empires games
Age of Mythology Heaven - A huge fan site for Age of Mythology
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Green Man Gaming
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Humble Store
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All versions require Steam DRM.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Tale of the Dragon

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip launcher[edit]

Skip launcher by replacing a file[citation needed]
  1. Rename Launcher.exe to something else.
  2. Rename aomx.exe to Launcher.exe (Case sensitive[citation needed]).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Startup\Persistent.cfg[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/266840/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savegame\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/266840/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Cannot remap keys while in a game.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
For scroll speed.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Traditional Chinese
Fan translation by tbt.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
12 Versus, Co-op
Online play
12 Versus, Co-op
Co-op is for custom scenarios only

Connection types

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 5
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon X1950
Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT
Intel Integrated HD 3000
DirectX 10 compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/266840/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (266840) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.