Ace Combat Series Surpasses 10 Million Units Sold Worldwide

April 16, 2008


Ace Combat 5 Surpasses One
Million Units Sold in North America as Leading Flight-Action Series Soars Past
Worldwide Sales Milestone

Leading video games developer and
publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced today that the Ace Combat®
series has surpassed 10 million units sold worldwide, and that Ace Combat 5: The
Unsung War for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system has surpassed one
million units sold in North America. Fueled by consistently entertaining and
accessible gameplay as well as cutting-edge graphics, the series has remained a
critical and commercial smash hit since its introduction in 1995.

Debuting in North America with Air
Combat for the PS one™ game console, the Ace Combat series spans nine releases
across five platforms. The latest game in the Ace Combat series, Ace Combat 6:
Fires of Liberation™, was released for the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft in October 2007. Featuring photorealistic HD
graphics and online play via the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network, the
game introduced the franchise to an all-new generation of players while
redefining the boundaries of the flight-action genre for longtime fans.

“For more than a decade, the Ace
Combat series has delighted gamers around the globe with its incredible
depictions of aerial warfare and undeniably fun gameplay,” said Todd Thorson,
Director of Marketing and Public Relations with NAMCO BANDAI Games America, Inc.
“This remarkable sales accomplishment is a testament to the series’ consistently
high quality, enduring appeal to a worldwide audience and incredibly passionate

Ace Combat 6 is currently available
in stores for Xbox 360 for a suggested retail price of $59.99. For more
information on the Ace Combat series and to download a commemorative PC
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