Welcome to the Age of Empires 2 HD for Mac game page. This page contains information + tools how to port Age of Empires 2 HD, in a few simple steps (that even a noob can understand) so you can play it on your Mac just like a normal application using Crossover. So if you haven’t Crossover yet, then sign up here and buy the program or if you want to test it first, for the 14 days trial. Check also one of the other over 1000 game ports on this website! Check the homepage to search and for latest news!
In Age of Empires 2 HD, fans of the original game and new players alike will fall in love with the classic Age of Empires II experience. Explore all the original single player campaigns from both Age of Kings and The Conquerors expansion. I tested single-player and multi-player and works like a charm on Intel HD, AMD and NVidia :) Enjoy!
Simple Install Steps:
1. Make sure Crossover is installed before downloading/running the CrossTie. Or use Porting Kit.
2. Get Age of Empires 2 HD (=steam serial) if you don’t own the game yet.
3. Use this CrossTie… to install the Steam game into Crossover
4. Windows Steam will be installed
5. Login into the Windows Steam
6. Activate the Serial and download and play! Thats it!
After download and installing the game in Steam and click play, the Age of Empires 2 HD launcher will pop-up with on the right news and on the left 4 wooden boards with no text on it (bug), just click on the first one to launch the game. This is also explained in the video below. Enjoy!
In Age of Empires 2 HD, fans of the original game and new players alike will fall in love with the classic Age of Empires II experience. Explore all the original single player campaigns from both Age of Kings and The Conquerors expansion, choose from 18 civilizations spanning over a thousand years of history, and head online to challenge other Steam players in your quest for world domination throughout the ages. Originally developed by Ensemble Studios and re-imagined in high definition by Hidden Path Entertainment, Skybox Labs, and Forgotten Empires, Microsoft Studios is proud to bring Age of Empires II: HD Edition to Steam!
Additional Port Information:
Graphical Cards Tested: AMD Radeon 6770M, Nvidia Geoforce GT 640M
Whats tested: Playing campaign and dozens of multiplayer games.
Does Multiplayer work?: Yes
OSX 10.7.5 and 10.8.2+ compatible?: yes
Known Issues: None that I know of
Whats not tested: nothing
Instruction video Crossover