Return to the Empire
Return to the Empire

Return to the Empire


| Tencent

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Page Modified On: July 13, 2022

Play Return to the Empire on PC

Return to the Empire is a Strategy game developed by Tencent in collaboration with World’s Edge. BlueStacks is the best platform to play this Android game on your PC or Mac for an immersive gaming experience.


Download Return to the Empire on PC with BlueStacks for free and play a modern adaptation of the award-winning Age of Empires real-time strategy series for Android.


Age of Empires has never looked so good. Powered by a modern game engine, Return to the Empire brings back the classic gameplay you know and love with the incredible visuals and streamlined interfaces you’d expect from a modern strategy title.


Conquer the world as head of one of the greatest civilizations in human history. Spearhead the rise and expansion of a superpower by securing resources and raising an army to conquer the world. Send your workers to gather food to sustain your legions and timber to turn your fledgling village into an impenetrable fortress.


Forge alliances with other players, trading resources and providing reinforcements in times of need. Coordinate strikes against rival nations with a variety of troop types and special units unique to each civilization.


Download Return to the Empire on PC with BlueStacks.



  • Macros

    Skip the boring parts of a game. Play Return to the Empire with Macros and get the edge. Simply record a sequence of commands and execute them at any moment.

  • Multi Instance

    Why limit to one game on your phone when you can play many on your PC? Open multiple instances of Return to the Empire at once with Multi-Instance. Leverage the power of different accounts by doing more.

  • Multi Instance Sync

    Get the best out of Return to the Empire with Multi-Instance Sync. Play the game from different accounts and build your own empire. Use Multi-instance sync to repeat the action in the main BlueStacks instance on all other instances.

  • Eco Mode

    Find the rarest heroes by making multiple summons in Return to the Empire. And while you are at it, reduce your PC’s resource consumption with the Eco Mode. Farm efficiently. Get the best results.

How to Download and Play Return to the Empire on PC

  • Download and install BlueStacks on your PC

  • Complete Google sign-in to access the Play Store, or do it later

  • Look for Return to the Empire in the search bar at the top right corner

  • Click to install Return to the Empire from the search results

  • Complete Google sign-in (if you skipped step 2) to install Return to the Empire

  • Click the Return to the Empire icon on the home screen to start playing

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Advanced Keymapping lets you trade in your clunky touchscreen controls for the precision and responsiveness of your mouse, keyboard, or gamepad. Dive into battle with the built-in control setup, or use the intuitive drag-and-drop interface to craft a custom control layout just for you.

Download Return to the Empire on PC with BlueStacks and share your highlights, tutorials — even bloopers! — with the Record feature. Transform your gameplay into high-quality video footage that you can clip, edit, and share on social media.

Running multiple apps or accounts at once will not be a problem with the Multiple Instances feature from BlueStacks. It’s every multitasker’s dream: forget about reloading and decaching.

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Minimum System Requirements

With BlueStacks 5, you can get started on a PC that fulfills the following requirements.

  • Operating System

    Microsoft Windows 7 or above

  • Processor

    Intel or AMD Processor

  • RAM

    at least 4GB

  • HDD

    5GB Free Disk Space


* You must be an Administrator on your PC. Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.

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Return to the Empire - FAQs

  • How to play Return to the Empire on Windows PC & Mac?

    Play Return to the Empire on your PC or Mac by following these simple steps.

    • Click on 'Play Return to the Empire on PC’ to download BlueStacks
    • Install it and log-in to Google Play Store
    • Launch and play the game.
  • Why is BlueStacks the fastest and safest platform to play games on PC?

    BlueStacks respects your privacy and is always safe and secure to use. It does not carry any malware, spyware, or any sort of additional software that could harm your PC.

    It is engineered to optimize speed and performance for a seamless gaming experience.

  • What are Return to the Empire PC requirements?

    Minimum requirement to run Return to the Empire on your PC

    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above
    • Processor: Intel or AMD Processor
    • RAM: Your PC must have at least 2GB of RAM. (Note that having 2GB or more disk space is not a substitute for RAM)
    • HDD: 5GB Free Disk Space.
    • You must be an Administrator on your PC.