Empire of the Ants launches on November 7

Strategy game in real time ant empire will be released for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and PC via Steam on November 7, publisher Microids and developer Tower Five announced.

Here’s an overview of the game, via Microids:


ant empire immerses players in a magnificently microscopic forest ecosystem as 103,683, an ant who has sworn to protect his colony no matter the cost.

In ant empire, use every move to your advantage on the path to world domination. Strategy, exploration, conflict, and alliances with local wildlife species will be essential to the survival of your colony.

Developed by the French studio Tower Five with Unreal Engine 5, ant empire will offer a real-time strategic experience closely inspired by the book series. Players will crawl through a microscopic world of epic proportions to help a colony prosper through their tactical genius. Good things come in small packages!

Bernard Werber’s novel has captivated millions of readers with its fascinating universe and its reflections on human nature. Microids and Tower Five are proud to offer players the opportunity to discover this universe from a new perspective through this video game adaptation.

Key Features

  • Take part in an epic adventure – Take on the role of a brave ant through a third-person view and explore unique abilities that can help you in battle and exploration.
  • A 3D real-time strategy game with progressive difficulty – The game offers an intuitive experience with tutorials for newcomers to learn the fundamentals of real-time strategy, while providing scalable difficulty and advanced mechanics for veteran players.
  • Explore vast environments and meet local wildlife – Empire of the Ants will invite players to sink their teeth into a photorealistic forest where they will meet and interact with other ants and forest inhabitants along their journey.
  • Immersive and photorealistic – Unreal Engine 5 pushes the boundaries of photorealism – just look at the plants and wildlife!
  • Narrative based on the seasons – The game features a narrative that follows the rhythm of the seasons and affects wildlife attributes such as speed, stamina, buffs, and more.
  • Day and night environments – The game maps will also change depending on the time of day (day, night, dawn and dusk).

Watch a new trailer below.

Release Date Trailer

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