Age of Empires is an epic real-time strategy game spanning 10,000 years, in which players are the guiding spirit in the evolution of small stone age tribes. Starting with minimal resources, players are challenged to build their tribes into great civilizations.
Gamers can choose from one of several ways to win the game, including: world domination by conquering enemy civilizations, exploration of the known world and economic victory through the accumulation of wealth. Age of Empires was developed by Ensemble Studios and features the expertise of Bruce Shelley, co-designer of the hit strategy game Civilization.
Age of Empires I System Requirements
26 Apr 2012 - Specs reviewed
Official Minimum Requirements
Minimum CPU Class Required
Minimum OS Class Required
Minimum RAM Required
Minimum CD-ROM Drive Speed Required
Minimum DirectX Version Required
Video Modes Supported
Full screen, SVGA/XGA (640*480), SVGA/XGA (800*600)
Minimum Video Memory Required
Input Devices Supported
Internet, LAN, Modem
Number of Players: Offline
Number of Players: Online
Hard disk space
4X CD-ROM drive speed required for videos
Windows NT requires 25 MB RAM.
Processor: Intel Pentium III / AMD Athlon MP
Graphics: AMD Radeon Xpress 1200 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE
PC System Analysis For Age of Empires I Requirements
Age of Empires I requires at least a Radeon Xpress 1200 Series or GeForce 6200 LE to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 8 or Age of Empires I won’t run. In short you need a 16 year old PC for best Age of Empires I performance.