Wildfire Games, an international group of volunteer game developers, proudly announces the release of 0 A.D. Alpha 24: “Xšayāršā” (pronounced: Khsha-ya-ṛsha), the twenty-fourth alpha version of 0 A.D., a free, open-source real-time strategy game of ancient warfare. The release is named after Xerxes the Great, ruler of the Achaemenid Empire from 485 to 465 BC.
Easy download and install
Download and installation instructions are available for Windows, Linux and macOS.
0 A.D. is free software. This means you are free to download, redistribute, modify and contribute to the application under the same licences: GNU Public Licence version 2 (GPL v2) for code and Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0 (CC-BY-SA 3.0) for artwork.
Although you might find some people selling copies of 0 A.D., either over the internet or on physical media, you will always have the option to download 0 A.D. completely gratis, directly from the developers. No “freemium” model, no in-game advertising, no catch.
Top new features
- Balancing adjustments
- Building snapping
- Renderer improvements
- Hotkey editor
- Formation improvements
- Status effects (and modifiers)
- World population setting
- Lobby improvements
- In-game user interface (GUI) improvements
- Unit behaviour improvements
- Reinforcement-learning interface
- Art: new models
- New Skirmish maps
- Under the hood