Age of Empires IV Anniversary Update achievements now live

By Sean Carey,

Achievements are now live for Age of Empire IV's free Anniversary Update, which adds 20 new achievements worth a total of 310 Gamerscore to the real-time strategy game.

As previously announced, the free Anniversary Update brings 20 new achievements to Age of Empires IV along with new civilisations (Ottomans and Malians), new Art of War challenges and masteries, new maps and biomes, a naval balance rework, and more.

Age of Empires IV: Anniversary Update achievement list

There are 20 achievements worth a total of 310 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.
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 Shadows 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 Garrison 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
Microsoft is holding an Age of Empires 25th Anniversary stream soon, and it's looking like a console version of Age of Empires II Definitive Edition could be announced during the digital event.

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Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Sean graduated from Southampton Solent University with a first-class honours degree in Journalism, which he uses to keep TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies topped up with gaming and industry news. When not scouring the web for the latest big story, you’ll find him tearing up the streets in Forza Horizon 5, or failing miserably in Call of Duty: Warzone.