id Software Confirms Launch Date for Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars
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Santa Monica, CA - Aug. 3, 2007 - Gamers in attendance at QuakeCon 2007
> were rewarded with a special announcement when id Software and
> Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) unveiled that Enemy Territory: QUAKE
> Wars(tm) Windows PC will be on EU store shelves on September 28, 2007
> and North American store shelves beginning October 2, 2007. The game,
> which is in development by Splash Damage, pits the armies of Earth's
> Global Defense Force (GDF) against the invading alien Strogg in the
> multiplayer strategic shooter that transports players to the front lines
> of an epic new war for Earth.
> Offering the ultimate in objective-based multiplayer action either
> online or offline with bots, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is set within
> the expansive QUAKE(r) universe in the year 2065. Gamers choose to play
> as the human GDF or alien Strogg in one of five unique character
> classes. 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.
> Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is also in development for the Xbox 360(tm)
> video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (Nerve Software) and
> the PLAYSTATION(r)3 computer entertainment system (Activision Foster
> Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has been rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB.
> 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 www.idsoftware.com
> 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
> 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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