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When Does Conan Exiles Age Of War Chapter 1 Start: Release Date & Time

A new Conan Exiles era led by blood and steel will invade the Exiled Lands and the Isle of Siptah. Here's when the Age of War Chapter 1 starts.
When Does Conan Exiles Age Of War Chapter 1 Start: Release Date & Time

The next chapter will descend on the Exiled Lands and the Isle of Siptah as the re-emergence of "an ancient empire" begins. Developer Funcom announced the Age of War would be the next content update for their survival game, Conan Exiles, signaling the start of a new Age.

Details for the Age of War were revealed, and players can expect new features, adjustments, and more coming soon in-game. As for when it will be launching, we have all the information on the release date and time and a countdown timer for Conan Exiles Age of War Chapter 1.

6th June 2023 Update: We've updated this guide to reflect that the Age of War Chapter 1 Public Beta is ongoing ahead of its release on 22nd June 2023. The original article continues below.

Conan Exiles Age Of War Chapter 1: Release Date & Time

During the recent Developer Livestream on Twitch, Funcom officially announced the upcoming content update for Conan Exiles, the Age of War. This era will be invading PC and consoles on 22nd June 2023, for which the developer released the update's Content Roadmap, highlighting key content planned for the Age of War.

The Age of War ushers in a new age, conquered by blood and steel, as the multiple exclusive teasers alluded to. The official blog post states, "An ancient empire has set its hungry eyes on the Exiled Lands. The invasion is nigh."

This confirms that the next Age will be combat-orientated, noted by new combat modes and activities in each of the update's chapters. Nevertheless, there are still more details to be announced in the coming weeks, but as expected, new Battle Pass, Bazaar items, and multiple balance changes will be included.

Conan Exiles Age Of War Chapter 1: Countdown Timer

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The Age of War update sees new combat modes included in the upcoming update, including a reworking of Purges. (Picture: Funcom)

With Funcom confirming that the Age of War Chapter 1 will launch on 22nd June 2023 for PC and console, players can start marking their calendars in anticipation. The developer has yet to confirm the official release time, but we can speculate when the update will be available.

On Steam, most games will be readily available to purchase or install at 11 am ET / 8 am PT before Steam updates its store at 1 pm EST / 10 am PT. So, it's plausible that Conan Exiles Age of War may release between the times mentioned above; however, it could go for a later release to coincide with European times.

Nevertheless, you can bookmark this guide and check it for the latest updates, and we've provided the official countdown timer to the launch of Conan Exiles Age of War Chapter 1 below:

Conan Exiles Age of War Release
23 days, 10:32:59

Lastly, the developer announced that a Public Beta is available for players to participate in and playtest the upcoming content. This Beta is currently available for Conan Exiles on PC via Steam, which can be accessed from your Library; by right-clicking on the game to select Preferences, then Beta, and choosing the Beta branch access.

Conan Exiles The Age of War is launching on 22nd June 2023 across all available platforms. Conan Exiles is available for PlayStation 4|5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Epic Games Store and Steam.