Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition - United States Civilization

aka: Buffalo
Moby ID: 162351
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This DLC (downloadable content) for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition includes the United States of America civilization, which was previously only seen in the single-player campaigns. This time around, it is an entirely different faction with its own tech-tree and mechanics, General unit which replaces the Explorer, and federal states that are added when aging up instead of choosing a politician. This civilization also has a customizable home city. It is available in skirmish and multiplayer modes.

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Unintended reveal

While originally intended to be revealed during the Age of Empires Fan Preview event on 10 April 2021, an employee (supposedly accidentally) changed the "Buffalo" codename in the Steam database to the final one along with the final cover art on 2 April 2021 at 18:06:16 UTC, which was noticed by the community as it was caught on the website The title was reverted to the codename an hour later, and the cover art was reverted one further hour later.

Unlock event

For a limited time around the release date, owners of the base game could unlock this DLC for free if they completed a set of 50 challenges representing each state of the modern-day United States of America.

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Game added April 27th, 2021. Last modified November 10th, 2023.