Microsoft has announced Age of Empires 2 HD Edition, a re-release of the historic RTS exclusively for Steam.
The new version is due to launch worldwide on 9th April.
But those who pre-purchase the game (at a 10 per cent discount) can gain access sooner - on 5th April.
The HD Edition includes every campaign from the game's Conquerors expansion, online play, 1080p HD support and a new set of textures.
Steamworks integration means the game now has achievements, leaderboards, matchmaking and cloud support, while Workshop features have been built in to enable the sharing of user-generated content.
It's all being developed by Hidden Path Entertainment of Counter Strike: Global Offensive fame.
The game's first trailer and system requirements lie below.
Minimum System Requirements:
- Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Pro
- Steam Software Platform
- 900x600 minimum display resolution
- Direct X 9 Capable GPU
- 1.2GHz CPU
- 1GB RAM
- 2GB HDD