Microsoft's Director of Games for Windows, Kevin Unangst, recently announced on the official “As a company, we’re very excited about the future potential for Age of Empires” which clearly hints at a future iteration of the AoE franchise.that while the company will be closing the Ensemble Studios group after Halo Wars is published, Microsoft will be retaining the Age of Empires intellectual property. He added that
According to an official Microsoft press release the leaders of the current Ensemble Studios intend to form a new independent studio that will continue to provide support to Halos Wars along with perusing new projects.
Ensemble Studios is best known for their work on Age of Empires, and the Age of Mythology games.
Microsoft plans to continue the Age of Empire series
13 September 2008 | By dtungsten