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Enjoy the Penguin Party Event in Age II: DE!

Penguin Party event profile icons for Age II

Hello Friends! Penguins are visiting Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition since their winter months in the southern hemisphere are over now. Get your scarves and caps out because it’s going to be cold here!

Some cool challenges and rewards are waiting for you! Build up your walls and ring your town bells, an army of fighting penguins is coming from the South to take power!

We hope you enjoy this Penguin Party! Thank you for playing and stay tuned for a lot more to coming to Age II: DE!

 September 19 – October 3

gif of a penguin riding a polar bear in age of empires ii

New Rewards!

macaroni penguin profile icon
eagle warrior dressed in a scarf
penguin wearing armor

NOW through October 3rd, complete the in-game tasks within the time limit to unlock exclusive rewards!

Day ~🎯 Sign in to Xbox Live.
🏆 Unlocks the in-game Penguin unit profile icon.
💾 *Required* to save any rewards unlocked during the event!

Each of the following challenges must be unlocked in order and on separate days:

Day 1🔒 Research Plate Mail Armor.
🏆 Unlocks a profile icon of a Penguin in full plate armor.
Day 2🔒 Use the cheatcode “i don’t exist”.
🧱 Unlocks a graphical mod where your Town Centers are decorated with an ice sculpture of a Penguin wearing armor.
Day 3🔒 Kill 100 Units with Eagle Warriors (including Eagle Scout and Elite).
🧱 Unlocks a graphical mod where Eagle Warriors are using an icicle spear and wearing a warm Chullo Hat.
Day 4🔒 Research Garland Wars, El Dorado, or Fabric Shields.
🏆 Unlocks a profile icon of an Eagle warrior wearing a scarf.
Day 5🔒 Defeat 10 aggressive wild animals.
🧱 Unlocks a graphical mod where Knights are replaced by a penguin riding a polar bear!

Event F.A.Q.

Q: Do I have to complete the challenges on consecutive days?

While challenges don’t have to be completed on consecutive days, only one challenge can be completed per day.

Only the Xbox Live challenges can be completed *any* day before the end of the event!

This means that you will need to play at least five different days to complete all of the challenges.

Q: When is the last day I can complete the daily challenges?
The Penguin Party Event concludes October 3rd.
Q: Do I get to keep all of the event unlocks?
All you need to do is log into your Xbox Live account before the end of the event to keep all of the profile icons and mods you unlock; it’s as easy as that!
Q: What do I do if I accidentally unsubscribe from a special mod?
No problem! All you need to do is click your Profile Icon on the main menu, select Event Mods (under Collection), and then check the unlocked event mod you want to enable!
Q: How do I change my profile icon?
You can update your profile icon in your profile:
  1. On the main menu, click the Profile Icon next to your name.
  2. You should now be in the Profile Icons tab under Collections.
  3. Select your favorite icon, then click the Select Icon button to lock in your choice.
  4. You’re done!
Q: How do I download and enable mods?
For information about how to subscribe to and prioritize your mods, visit this article.

Keep It All (Forever)!

Remember: if you sign in to Xbox Live during the event, you’ll get to keep all of the mods and profile icons you’ve achieved! Sign in, earn your rewards, and enjoy!

We hope you enjoy the Penguin Party Event!

—The Age of Empires Team

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