Microsoft has confirmed that Age of Mythology: Extended Edition, which is being developed by Skybox Games, will be available to download on May 8, 2014. The extended edition of Age of Mythology represents a graphical remake of the original game released in 2002, and will include two new gameplay modes, better lighting and shadows, improved water, day and night cycles, and more. Microsoft has revealed that the remake will include all content from the original game, as well as content from its expansion pack. Other features will be present as well that were not available when Age of Mythology was first released, such as Twitch support, Steamworks Workshop support, Steam achievements, and virtual trading cards.
While the game will officially be released on May 8, 2014, and carry a price tag of $29.99, Age of Mythology: Extended Edition is currently available for pre-order on Steam for a 20 percent discount.