World Empires Live (WEL) is an empire building game played on a large map of Earth. You start the game as one of many factions back in the ancient era in 2000 B.C and progress all the way to the modern age at 2000 A.D. As one of the 40 factions you compete for world domination against your fellow opponents. The game supports one to eight players and can be played either as a single player game or online in multiplayer mode.
The tasks to manage include exploration, trade, warfare, diplomacy, economy, city building and education. The game features 60 unique units and 90 technologies. Become the greatest ruler of world history or fail and remain a forgotten civilization.
World Empires Live includes a dedicated match-making as well as rating and ranking system.