Ending Support for Windows XP, Vista and older Windows 7 versions

Hello everyone,

Albion Online is discontinuing support for the following Windows versions:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Certain Windows 7 versions (see below for details)

The discontinuation will occur on October 6, 2020 due to an Easy Anti Cheat update that will no longer be compatible with code signing support of older versions of Windows. For technical details see:


How does this affect me if I have Windows 8 or Windows 10?
This change will not affect you.

What should I do if I’m still using Windows XP or Vista?
Please upgrade to a supported operating system. You can find them listed here

How do I know if my Windows 7 version is supported?
Please ensure that you are running the latest version of Windows 7. You can update your current version via Control Panel -> System and Security -> Windows Update