IL-2 Sturmovik™: Forgotten Battles Goes Gold
Full-featured sequel to award-winning combat flight sim to hit stores in March
San Francisco – February 19, 2003 - Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the top ten video game publishers in the world, today announced that the highly anticipated World War II combat flight simulation IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles has gone gold. The game, part of Ubi Soft’s Strategic Simulations line, will ship to U.S. retail stores March 4, 2003.
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles is the full-featured sequel to the hugely popular, multi-award winning IL-2: Sturmovik World War II combat flight simulation. Created by 1C Maddox Games, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles adds new maps and missions for both single and multiplayer play, as well as dozens of new World War II aircraft, including the American P-47 “Thunderbolt” and German Ju-87 “Stuka,” a new dynamic campaign system, and several other features for almost limitless replayability. For more information, including a complete list of all new aircraft, maps and features, visit www.IL2sturmovik.com.
“Fans of the original IL-2: Sturmovik, as well as newcomers, should be thrilled with the sheer amount of new content in this sequel,” said Matt Wagner, producer for Ubi Soft Entertainment. “From the new Dynamic Campaign, to the new maps dedicated to multiplayer, and dozens of added features, there’s a lot for sim fans to enjoy.”
About 1C: Maddox Games
Maddox Games was founded in 1992, developing more than 40 games and multimedia products for MS-DOS, Windows and Pen Pad platforms. The company developed music players, puzzles, simulators, 3D-shooters as well as serious products like special electronic maps and scientific software tools. Maddox Games is a multi-award winning software company in Russia, earning several national prizes in different contests. In 1999 Maddox Games joined the 1C company, the largest Software House in Russia, giving the team a new name - 1C:Maddox Games. Years spent in research and development by the team, produced a good and stable base to build upon with making games in various genres, from 3D strategy games and vehicles simulators, to flight and space simulators.
About Ubi Soft Entertainment
Ubi Soft Entertainment is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. A leading company in the multimedia industry, Ubi Soft's strong and diversified line-up has grown considerably, as has Ubi Soft itself. As well as steadfastly continuing to partner with several high-profile companies, Ubi Soft has also confirmed its presence on the global market by developing its own exceptional properties. Founded in 1986 in France, Ubi Soft is now present on every continent, both through offices in 22 different countries including the United States, Brazil, Morocco, Germany and China and through sales of products in over 50 countries. The group is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers around the world. To learn more, visit www.ubi.com.
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