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Enemy Territory: Quake Wars Goes Gold

*id Software, Splash Damage and Activision Prepare For *

*an All-Out Assault at Retail*

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Santa Monica, CA – August 30, 2007 – The ultimate online team and
objective-based multiplayer experience is locked and loaded! id
Software™ and Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that
*/Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars™/* for Windows® PC has gone gold and will
be available in retail outlets in Europe and Australia on September 28,
2007 and on North American store shelves beginning October 2, 2007.
Developed by Splash Damage, the prequel to the futuristic wars in the
QUAKE II storyline pits the armies of Earth’s Global Defense Force (GDF)
against the invading alien Strogg in/ /the multiplayer action shooter
that transports players to the front lines in the battle for Earth.

“After months of testing, tweaking and balancing */Enemy Territory:
QUAKE Wars/*, I’m pleased to finally be able to say ‘It’s Done!’” said
id Software CEO Todd Hollenshead. “We’ve had a ton of fun getting the
game ready for the masses and I’m looking forward to seeing the massive
battle for the top of the online leaderboards begin!”

To date, */Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars/* has won more than 15 awards and
has been heralded as one of the most anticipated new titles in 2007 by
nearly a dozen publications.

“The opportunity to develop */Enemy Territory QUAKE Wars/* has been
mind-blowingly cool!” said Splash Damage Owner and Creative Director
Paul Wedgwood. “The passion and effort put in by our team at Splash
Damage, combined with the amazing direction and mentoring we’ve received
from id Software has lead to an award-winning game that we’re incredibly
proud of. Our team can’t wait to join fans across the globe to fight in
Earth’s battle for survival!”

*/Enemy/**/ Territory/**/: QUAKE Wars /*for Windows PC is rated “T” by
the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $49.99 for the regular
edition and $59.99 for the Limited Collector’s Edition. To learn more
about the game and to secure a pre-ordered copy, visit

*/Enemy/**/ Territory/**/: QUAKE Wars/* takes place in the year 2065 and
gives gamers the chance to play as the GDF or Strogg in one of five
unique character classes, either online or offline with computer
controlled AI teammates and opponents. Employing an arsenal of weapons,
vehicles and deployable armaments*,* players engage in an action-packed
test of skill and coordinated teamwork through a series of combat
objectives. Persistent character growth and achievements reward players
for teamwork, while clearly defined mission and class objectives guide
new players to meaningful contributions on the battlefield.

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*/Enemy/**/ Territory/**/: QUAKE Wars/* is also in development by Nerve
Software for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from
Microsoft and by Activision Foster City for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer
entertainment system.

*_About id Software_*

id – defined by Freud as the primal section of the human psyche; id
Software, located in Mesquite, Texas, was founded in 1991. >From
inception to present day, id Software has relentlessly provided
technical, design and artistic leadership as an independent game
developer and technology provider. Transcending the games industry, id’s
iconic brands such as */Wolfenstein/*, */DOOM/*, */QUAKE/* and
*/Enemy/**/ Territory/* have become staples of popular culture for
generations of gamers. More information on id Software can be found at

*_About Splash Damage Ltd._*

Based in London, England, Splash Damage Ltd is an independently-owned
game developer dedicated to online gaming, and one of the leading
Shooter developers in Europe. Splash Damage developed id Software’s
*/Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory/*, winning multiple ‘Game of the Year’
awards, and is now developing */Enemy Territory: Quake Wars/*. Founded
by Paul ‘Locki’ Wedgwood in 2001 with key members of the mod-making
community, Splash Damage also contributed to */DOOM 3/* and */Return to
Castle Wolfenstein: Game of the Year Edition/*. For more information,
visit www.splashdamage.com .

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*_About Activision, Inc._*

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading
worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive
entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted
net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.*__*

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom,
France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain, the Netherlands,
Australia, Japan and South Korea. More information about Activision and
its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is
located at _www.activision.com . _

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