In Age of Empires II, you can command any one of 13 mighty civilizations. These include the Franks, Japanese, Byzantines, Vikings, Mongols, Celts and more. Each civilization has unique attributes, strengths and weaknesses, buildings and technologies, as well as a unique combat unit based on its historical counterpart. Be sure to try them all to find the civilization that best suits your playing style.
To investigate specifics on any of the 13 civilizations in Age of Empires II, select any of the civilization icons below. To find out more information on the multitude of units available for your command, be sure to visit GameStats (links provided below) and read through their building showcases.