Age of Empires Online

Project Celeste

Build your empire

Choose from 7 civilizations and complete quests to level up your civilization – unlocking new units, tech and challenges!

Play with Friends

Complete co-op quests with your friends or challenge their skills in the PvP arena. Join the community and participate in tournaments or gain high level gear in co-op quests!

Gear up

Customize your civilization and gear up your units by completing quests solo or with friends. Complete challenging quests to earn prestigious legendary gear!

Completely Free!

A fan-made community server that brings the excellent Age of Empires Online back to life! Play every civilization for free! free! There is no paid content – no need to buy anything!

Classic experience

Skip all of the PvE content and go right into gearless champion mode PvP! The gameplay you know and love from Age of Empires is all here. Our PvP balance team works tirelessly to provide the game with a balanced, gearless, competitive mode.

Quest, Loot, Craft!

For those who loved the RTS MMO. It's all there. Gear up your empire to take on more and more challenges. Play with friends in horde (crete) mode. Take on the most difficult quests and gain legendary gear. Build it from the ground up and show it off!


Play as the Greeks, Egyptians, Celts, Persians, Romans, Babylonians and Norse. Each civilization is unique in its own way and has its own play style. Find out which one suits you the most by answering a few questions in our personality test!

Personality Test


Don't know where to start?

Don't worry, we've got you covered! Find out everything you need to know to get started in Age of Empires Online thanks to the guides: answers to basic questions, the game's fundamentals, build orders, tips about early game, unit control, economy management, scouting and more.

Read the guides

Start your conquest

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