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ID Software Announces Ship Date For Enemy Territory: Quake Wars For Next-Gen Consoles

April 18, 2008

ID Software Announces Ship Date For Enemy Territory: Quake Wars For Next-Gen Consoles

The battle for Earth will be waged on retail shelves as id Software and Activision, Inc. today confirmed that Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars™ for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system will begin shipping to North American retailers on May 27, 2008 and arriving on European and Australian store shelves on May 30, 2008.

Based on the critically-acclaimed game from id Software and Splash Damage for Windows® PC that won more than forty E3, Editor’s Choice and Game of the Year awards, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars pits the armies of Earth’s Global Defense Force (GDF) against the invading alien menace, the Strogg. Set within the expansive QUAKE® universe in the year 2065, this ultimate team and mission-based multiplayer warfare game offers consoler gamers distinct classes, vehicles and weapons to choose from, giving players countless ways to join the battle. Players work as a team to defeat the enemy and achieve objectives either online against other players or battle offline with surprisingly lifelike AI. Across multi-mission campaigns, players earn experience and promotions while stats are recorded globally for players to track their rank and prestige in the community at www.enemyterritory.com

Nerve Software, the Dallas-based independent developer responsible for Return to Castle Wolfenstein Multiplayer for the PC, Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War for Xbox and DOOM 3: Resurrection of Evil for the PC and Xbox, created the Xbox 360 version of the game with Activision’s Underground developer, handling PLAYSTATION 3 duties.

Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is powered by id Software’s revolutionary MegaTexture rendering technology, delivering amazingly-detailed, massive battlefields located in desert, arctic and tropical environments that feature realistic terrain, lighting, special effects and atmospheric conditions, giving console gamers the ultimate environment for objective-based, online team action.

Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has been rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB. For more information about Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars, please visit: www.enemyterritory.com

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