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Bethesda Softworks Announces Shivering Isles Retail Disc for

*Bethesda Softworks Announces *

*/The Elder Scrolls® IV: Shivering Isles^(TM)/ Xbox 360 Retail Disc *

/Official Expansion to Award-Winning Role Playing Game, /

/Available at Retail, Combined With Knights of the Nine/


September 06, 2007 (Rockville, MD) -- Bethesda Softworks*/®/*, a ZeniMax
Media company, announced today that it will release*/ The Elder Scrolls®
IV:/**/ Shivering Isles^(TM)/* for Xbox 360^(TM) video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft at retail. Gamers will now be able
to play the award-winning expansion to the 2006 Game of the Year,*/ The
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion®,/* without accessing Xbox Live® online
entertainment network. The retail disc will also include the
downloadable content,*/ The Elder Scrolls® IV: Knights of the Nine^(TM)./*

Released in March 2006 for Windows and Xbox 360^(TM) video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft and in March 2007 for PLAYSTATION®3
computer entertainment system,*/ Oblivion/* has already earned countless
awards from publications around the world and won numerous Game of the
Year and RPG of the Year awards. It has also recently achieved the
status of both Xbox 360 Platinum Hit (North America) and Xbox 360
Classic (Europe). The Xbox 360 Platinum Hits and Classics programs allow
existing gamers and new gamers alike to have access to great games at an
amazing price.

*/Oblivion/* features a powerful combination of free-form gameplay,
unprecedented graphics, cutting edge AI, character voices by acting
legends Patrick Stewart, Sean Bean, Terrance Stamp, and Lynda Carter,
and an award-winning soundtrack. Gamers can choose to unravel*/
Oblivion/*'s epic narrative at their own pace or explore the vast world
in search of their own unique challenges.

With more than 30 hours of new gameplay,*/ Shivering Isles/* allows you
to explore an entirely new plane of Oblivion -- the realm of Sheogorath,
the Daedric Prince of Madness.*/ Shivering Isles/*// features a bizarre
landscape split between the two sides -- Mania and Dementia --filled
with vast, twisting dungeons mirroring the roots of the trees they are
buried within. Sheogorath himself looks to you to be his champion and
defend his realm and its inhabitants from destruction as you discover
all new items, ingredients, spells, and much more.

*/Knights of the Nine/* features an all-new faction and quests for noble
characters and answers many of the questions surrounding the Ayleid
ruins found throughout*/ Oblivion/*. Players can join a new faction and
found their own order of holy knights -- leading them into battle
against a sorcerer-king and his demonic minions while exploring massive
dungeons and searching for legendary relics -- the holy armor and
weapons of the Divine Crusader.

*/Shivering Isles/* for Xbox 360 will be available in retail stores in
October. For more information on*/ Oblivion, Shivering Isles,/* or*/ The
Elder Scrolls/*, visit/ //_www.elderscrolls.com_/
.

_*About Bethesda Softworks*_
Headquartered in Rockville, MD, Bethesda Softworks LLC, a subsidiary of
ZeniMax Media Inc., is a premier developer and publisher of interactive
entertainment software and has produced numerous award-winning titles,
most recently with 2006 PC and Xbox 360^(TM) Game of the Year and RPG of
the Year,/ The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion®,/ and the 2002 PC and Xbox®
Game of the Year and RPG of the Year,/ The Elder Scrolls III:
Morrrowind®./ Among Bethesda's more popular franchises are/ The Elder
Scrolls®/ series and/ Fallout®/, as well as its licensed properties,/
Pirates of the Caribbean^(TM)/ and/ Star Trek®./ Its product line spans
the sports, racing, RPG, strategy, and action genres. For more
information on Bethesda Softworks' products, visit_ __www.bethsoft.com_
/. /

© 2007 Bethesda Softworks LLC, a ZeniMax Media company. The Elder
Scrolls, Oblivion, Shivering Isles, Knights of the Nine, Morrowind,
Bethesda Softworks, ZeniMax and their related logos are registered
trademarks or trademarks of ZeniMax Media Inc. in the United States
and/or in other countries. ."PlayStation", "PLAYSTATION" and the "PS"
Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment
Inc. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live, the Xbox logos, and the Xbox
Live logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other product and
company names referenced herein may be trademarks of their respective
owners. All Rights Reserved.


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