Age of Empires IV Anniversary Update to add 20 new achievements

By Heidi Nicholas,

The Age of Empires IV: Anniversary Edition is on the way, including the base game and all its updates, while the Anniversary Update adds two new civilisations plus 20 new achievements.

The Age of Empires IV: Anniversary Edition arrives on October 25th and includes the base game and its updates. We'll also get the Anniversary update, which adds the Ottomans and the Malians and 20 new achievements. If you already own Age of Empires IV, you'll get the Anniversary Update for free.

Age of Empires IV Anniversary Update brings 20 new achievements

"This latest round of achievements focuses on rewarding those who are brave enough to challenge themselves in learning new strategies with the Malians and Ottomans," the Age of Empires team says. "Lead with stealth with the Malians’ unique unit the Musofadi Warriors by completing From the Shadows or showcase the military prowess of the Great Bombard with A Wonderful Cannon — there’s plenty of strategic opportunity just around the corner!" Check out the achievements below, as listed on the Age of Empires site.

Age of Empires IV Anniversary Update achievements

Name Description Gamerscore
Ottoman Expansion Win a match as the Ottomans. 10
Transcontinental Empire Win 20 matches as the Ottomans. 20
Regimented Training Have 5 Military Schools active at the same time as the Ottomans. 10
Mobile Strikes Defeat 100 ranged units with a Sipahi unit as the Ottomans. 10
A Wonderful Cannon Destroy a Wonder with a Great Bombard as the Ottomans. 10
Sound Advice Unlock 7 Imperial Council upgrades in a single match as the Ottomans. 20
Hell of a Beat Defeat 500 enemies with units affected by Mehteran as the Ottomans. 10
Trojan Horses Garrison units into 3 Trebuchets as the Ottomans. 5
Malian Rise Win a match as the Malians. 10
Trans-Saharan Empire Win 20 matches as the Malians. 20
Tax Collector Generate tax from 5 Toll Outposts on a single trip as the Malians. 5
From the Shadow Attack 100 enemies with invisible Musofadi Warriors or Gunners in a single match as the Malians. 10
Just a Prick Defeat a Heavy Cavalry unit with a Poisoned Arrow as the Malians. 10
All Mine Gather Gold 1,000 times from Open Pit Mines as the Malians. 10
Aerial Poisoned Attacks Defeat 500 units with Poisoned Arrow as the Malians. 20
All in the Ranch Get 20 Cattle in Ranches at the same time as the Malians. 10
Master of the Ottomans Complete the Ottoman Mastery. 50
Master of the Malians Complete the Malian Mastery. 50
The Ottoman Arts Earn a gold medal in the Ottoman Art of War challenge. 10
The Malian Arts Earn a gold medal in the Malian Art of War challenge. 10
Will you be jumping back into Age of Empires IV for the Anniversary Update? What do you make of its achievements? Let us know in the comments!
Heidi Nicholas
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Heidi graduated with an MA in English Literature, and now enjoys writing news, reviews, and features across TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies. When she’s not writing, Heidi is usually either looking for her next RPG, or trying to convince the rest of the team to hear about yet another delightfully wholesome game she has found.