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Build a nation and lead your citizens across the span of history to the pinnacle of human achievement as you explore new lands, develop arts and culture, conduct diplomacy, and go head-to-head with your rivals to prove you are the greatest ruler ever known. Featuring both familiar and innovative gameplay mechanics, Ara: History Untold delivers an evolution in historical grand strategy with no pre-set paths to victory, leading to endless possibilities. The choices you make will define the world you create, your experience and your legacy. It’s Your World Now.
EXPLORE AN IMMERSIVE LIVING WORLD
Explore a dynamic living world filled with life and charm across sweeping landscapes ranging from tropical jungles to sand-swept deserts as you discover the resources you need to develop your nation. Witness the world come to life in vivid, realistic detail as citizens move throughout the world and react dynamically to times of health and sickness, war and peace, wealth and despair with unique biomes, cultures, and eras that represent the diversity of the human experience.
BUILD YOUR NATION
Your land is your canvas – construct a variety of improvements from forges to libraries to citadels and cathedrals. Research diverse technologies. Optimize a richly detailed industrial and economic crafting system. Manage every detail, the output of a single mill, the citizen stats of a city, and the combined resources of an entire nation. Weave a future of infinite possibilities.
RULE YOUR WAY
Take up the mantle of history’s most influential figures and reshape the world through your choices. Will you rule the Egyptians as Queen Nefertiti, the Greeks as Sappho, or the United States as George Washington? Choose from unique leaders representing different nations, people, and playstyles with gameplay-impacting traits players can experiment with, and distinct personalities that help determine their behaviors as your AI neighbors, allies, or enemies.
EXPERIENCE TRUE SIMULTANEOUS TURNS
Every turn each nation's actions and choices resolve simultaneously, leading to suspense, anticipation, unique outcomes, and surprising twists on the classic turn-based formula. The fate of your people will be determined by your decisions and your ability to predict your opponent’s next move, putting your skill as a leader to the ultimate test.
BECOME AN INSIDER
Join a vibrant community of grand strategy fans in the Ara: History Untold Insider Program. As an Insider, you will join a passionate community with a mission to help the team deliver the best possible version of the game. Insiders receive exclusive updates, feedback opportunities, and the opportunity to play the game before it is released. Sign up now at arahistoryuntold.com!