RTS Celebrity Wars: Empire at Battle Nonetheless Getting Updates 17 Years After Release

Celebrity Wars: Empire at Battle developer Petroglyph has returned to its 17-year-old real-time technique sport with a chain of marvel updates.

2006’s Empire at Battle is ready between Celebrity Wars: Episode 3 – Revenge of the Sith and Celebrity Wars: Episode 4 – A New Hope, and specializes in the combat between the Empire and the Rebels. On-line capability was once canned again in 2014, however 3 years later multiplayer was once re-enabled at the Steam model along workshop toughen.

Previous in November 2023, Empire at Battle acquired a “repairs patch” that made minor trojan horse fixes, participant stability adjustments, and optimised efficiency. Then this week, Petroglyph went one step additional, issuing Empire at Battle’s most important replace in years.

The newest patch transformed each Empire at Battle and growth Forces of Corruption from 32-bit to 64-bit packages, which the developer stated must clear up many out-of-memory insects and crashes that avid gamers have been experiencing.

Somewhere else, Petroglyph has addressed multiplayer out-of-sync problems, which must give a boost to steadiness, and made a lot of gameplay fixes addressing stability and unsuitable unit behaviour. There’s pleasure, too, about the possibility of renewed hobby in modding with the transfer to 64-bit.

Celebrity Wars: Empire at Battle is surely an previous RTS at this level nevertheless it maintains a faithful playerbase, with round 2,000 concurrent avid gamers on Steam at any given second. That’s surely sufficient for multiplayer to serve as.

Fanatics at the moment are questioning whether or not Petroglyph can have a remake or sequel up its sleeve, despite the fact that it’s value noting the developer has greater its consideration on Empire at Battle lately. It’s surely spectacular to look such an previous sport supported a lot of these years later. Petroglyph’s most up-to-date releases are this 12 months’s The Nice Battle: Western Entrance for Frontier’s now-shuttered third-party publishing department, and 2020’s well-received Command & Triumph over Remastered Assortment.

Wesley is the United Kingdom Information Editor for IGN. To find him on Twitter at @wyp100. You’ll succeed in Wesley at wesley_yinpoole@ign.com or confidentially at wyp100@proton.me.

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