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EIDOS LAUNCHING WITH STEAM

> Legendary Catalogue of New Releases and Best Sellers Coming to Leading Online
> Platform
>
> March 15, 2007 -- Eidos Interactive, one of the world’s leading publishers
> and developers of entertainment software, and Valve® today announce an
> agreement to deliver dozens of new and best-selling PC titles via Steam.
>
> This first agreement includes complete franchise sets of classics such as
> Tomb Raider, Commandos, and many of the Hitman titles. In addition, Eidos is
> bringing some of this year’s most highly anticipated releases to Steam,
> including Tomb Raider: Anniversary, Championship Manager 2007, and more.
>
> “For over 10 years, Eidos has been a leading publisher on every major gaming
> platform,” said Gabe Newell, co-founder and president of Valve. “Offering
> legendary action franchises in complete sets and working with Eidos to
> deliver new releases is a great step forward in our efforts to expand Steam’s
> offerings, and to do so in ways that provide highest value to customers.”
>
> Arriving today, the first wave of Eidos titles available to Steam gamers
> around the world includes many of the Hitman titles, Battlestations: Midway,
> Just Cause, and the entire Commandos series. Pricing information is available
> at Steamgames.com, and news of additional Eidos games heading to Steam will
> be announced in the coming weeks.
>
> “Eidos is delighted to add Steam to our extensive digital distribution
> network. Steam represents an opportunity to distribute our games
> electronically to millions of gamers around the world,” said Tom Marx, Senior
> Business Development Manager: New Media at Eidos. “It also provides us a
> direct connection to these extremely active PC influencers who frequent Steam
> as a source for new content and information. As a result of being a spotlight
> feature on Steam this year, we expect to see sales of Tomb Raider:
> Anniversary benefit across all channels.”
>

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