Brent Breedveld. Tilman Sillescu. Alexander Röder. Mikołaj Stroiński. Age of Empires IV is a real-time strategy video game developed by Relic Entertainment in partnership with World's Edge and published by Xbox Game Studios. It is the fourth installment of the Age of Empires series. The game was released October 28, 2021 for Windows. The game is set during the Early Middle Ages to High Middle Ages. The game had 4 single-player campaigns at launch:. The Normans: about Norman conquest of England and conflicts of subsequent English kings (1066–1217). The Hundred Years War: a conflict between England and France. The Mongol Empire: expansion of one of the largest empires of all time. The Rise of Moscow: about the rise of Grand Duchy of Moscow amongst other Rus' principalities. There are 8 civilizations available at the release date; the English, the Chinese, the Mongols, the Delhi Sultanate, the French, the Abbasid Dynasty, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Rus.. The game's voiceovers were recorded using historical pronunciation of each language.. In-game music was written by Dynamedion composers Tilman Sillescu (Main Theme, Menu music, Trailers, Mongols, Holy Roman Empire), Alexander Röder (Chinese, English), Henning Nugel (Rus, Abbasid), Armin Haas (Delhi Sultanate), and also Mikolai Stroinski (French). The soundtrack is also available as part of the additional content of the Digital Deluxe Edition on Steam.. The game received "generally favorable reviews" according to review aggregator Metacritic..