Why can’t I play Age of Empires: Definitive Edition offline? September 10, 2020 23:36 Updated Follow You can! Just follow the steps in the article linked below to play your apps in offline mode: Play games offline on Windows 10 using Offline mode Related articles I can launch the game, but receive a 'You must sign in to continue' or 'Can't sync with Xbox Live' message on the title screen. The app crashes shortly after it launches or when trying to start a game. Whenever I minimize the game, it closes. What do I do? Known Issues & Solutions I'm having trouble connecting to a LAN match with my friends.