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How to Change Language on Age of Empires 4

The newly released Age of Empire IV offers a real-time strategic video game published by Xbox Game Studios on October 28, 2021. Apart from other bugs or issues, it seems that players are also finding it difficult to change the in-game language which is a tricky part because it doesn’t have a dedicated language changing option. Here we’ve shared the easy way to Change Language on Age of Empires 4.

It’s worth mentioning that as the in-game language changing option isn’t provided by the developers’ Relic Entertainment with World’s Edge, you’ll have to change the system language to streamline the language. For example, if you’re a Chinese user and the game is showing the default English language then you’ll have to follow the steps below. It won’t gonna modify the game audio files. But the UI will be translated accordingly.

How to Change Language on Age of Empires 4

How to Change Language on Age of Empires 4

Age of Empires IV supports multiple languages by default but due to the lack of a dedicated language change option in the game menu, some players may find it difficult to change the in-game language on their Windows PCs. You can follow the steps below to change the language for Age of Empires 4 on the computer.

1. For Microsoft Store and Xbox App

No matter which store app you’re using to launch and play the Age of Empires IV game on your Windows 10/11 computer, just head over to the steps below:

For Windows 10:

  • First of all, make sure to close and exit the Microsoft Store and Xbox app on the PC.
  • Now, press the Windows + I keys to open Windows Settings.
  • Select Time & language > Click on Language & Region.
  • Here you’ll have to choose a language from the ‘Add a language’ list under Preferred languages.
    • If the language is already in the Preferred languages list, then just move it to the top of the list to change the game language as a first priority.
  • The language pack will install for all apps in the Windows Store such as Age of Empires IV.

For Windows 11:

  • Close the Microsoft Store and Xbox app.
  • Press the Windows + I keys to open Windows Settings.
  • Click on Time & Language then select Language & Region.
  • Now, make sure to drag & drop the preferred language from the list to move it to the top.
  • You’re done.

2. For Steam App

If you’re using the Steam client app on your Windows computer to launch and play the Age of Empires IV game then make sure to follow the steps below to change the default game language accordingly.

  • Launch the Steam client and make sure that you’re logged into the account.
  • Click on Steam Library > Now, select Manage.
  • Click on Properties > Go to the Language tab.
  • Select the language that you want to set for the game.
  • If the game supports the language that you’ve selected, files for that language may need to be downloaded before applying.

For Changing Language of Steam Client:

  • Log into your Steam account > Click on Steam from the top left corner.
  • Go to Settings (Preferences on Mac) > Go to the Interface tab.
  • Select the language that you want to use from the drop-down menu.
  • Now, click on OK then select the option to Restart Steam to apply changes.
  • Once Steam restarts, you’ll be able to use Steam and Valve games in the language that you’ve just selected.

This is how you can easily change the language for your Age of Empires IV game on the Windows computer. However, if in case, you’re having issues with the language pack installation then you can check out the guide below respective to your Windows OS version.

3. Troubleshoot Installing a Language Pack on Windows 10

  • Close the Microsoft Store app > Open a Command Prompt window. [Press the Windows key > Type cmd in the search field and hit Enter]
  • Once the command prompt window opens, type the following word and hit Enter:
wsreset
  • Once executed, make sure to restart your computer to apply changes.
  • Now, relaunch the Age of Empires IV game and you may get a popup window.
  • Click on Yes and the game will close. Otherwise, close it manually.
  • Finally, launch the game again, and it should appear localized in the desired language.

4. Troubleshoot Installing a Language Pack on Windows 11

  • Close the Microsoft Store app > Open a Command Prompt window. [Press the Windows key and type cmd in the search field then hit Enter]
  • Once the command prompt window opens, type the following word and hit Enter:
wsreset
  • Once executed, make sure to restart your computer to apply changes.
  • Now, relaunch the Age of Empires IV game and you may get a popup window.
  • Click on Yes and the game will close. Otherwise, close it manually.
  • The Xbox app will launch and you should see the game downloading here.
  • Finally, launch the game again, and the preferred language will appear localized.

That’s it, guys. We hope you’ve found this guide useful. For additional queries, you can comment below.

Source: AOE Support

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