Microsoft heeft een patch voor Rise of Nations online gezet die de in-game interface van GameSpy zou moeten vebeteren. De patch is beschikbaar via de autopatching optie of als normale download van 7MB, hoewel er wordt aangeraden om de patch via de update functie binnen te halen.Rise of Nations spans 6,000 years of history from the Ancient Age to the Information Age. Which forces will you deploy to lead your nation to global prominence? Trade, espionage, diplomacy...war? Whichever path you choose, you'll experience the pulse-pounding thrill and speed of real-time gaming combined with the epic scope and depth of turn-based strategy games brought together for the first time ever in Rise of Nations.