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EA Celebrates 13 Years Of Command & Conquer August 31st With The Gift Of Red Alert

August 31, 2008


Download the Original Red Alert from  FREE This Sunday

Pre-Order Red Alert 3 Before October 27th and Receive Red Alert 2 For FREE

Owning Red Alert, Red Alert 2 and Red Alert 3 is as easy as 1-2-3.

This Sunday, August 31st, 2008 marks the 13th anniversary of the storied Command & Conquer franchise, which has sold over 25 million copies* to date. And to celebrate Sunday’s milestone and this October’s highly anticipated return to the world of Red Alert with Red Alert 3, EA Los Angeles is giving away one of the original games that started it all, Command & Conquer Red Alert, for FREE.

Starting at 12:00 AM Pacific time on August 31st, C&C fanatics can flock to  to download the original Red Alert free of charge. And because EA is also offering Red Alert 2 for free for those who pre-order Red Alert 3 before October 27th, C&C fans can walk away with Red Alert, Red Alert 2 and Red Alert 3 – all for the price of Red Alert 3 ($49.99 standard edition, $64.99 Premier Edition).

To take advantage of this three-for-one offer, just follow the “Red Alert 3 Step”:

Step 1 – Download the original Red Alert from  starting Sunday, August 31st FOR FREE

Step 2 – Pre-Order Red Alert 3 from participating retailers and receive Red Alert 2 FOR FREE

Step 3 – Pick up your pre-ordered copy of Red Alert 3 when the game hits stores this holiday

Pre-ordering Red Alert 3 will also give gamers the following exclusive items:

Red Alert Retrospective – A look back at Command Red Alert, Red Alert 2 and Yuri’s Revenge Premier Edition Sneak Peek – Exclusive previews of Raising of the Iron Curtain, From Pens to Pixels, Command School, and BattleCast Primetime From Fighter to Assassin – A featurette on EliteXC superstar, Gina Carano. Exclusive multiplayer/skirmish map for Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 when the game ships Exclusive Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 desktop wallpapers featuring members of Red Alert 3’s star studded cast including Jenny McCarthy, Gemma Atkinson, Autumn Reeser, Kelly Hu and more!

Red Alert 3 is coming to stores this holiday season for the PC and Xbox 360.

*Data according to NPD Group.

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