Activision Confirms PROTOTYPE Launch Timing

April 8, 2009

Activision Confirms PROTOTYPE
Launch Timing

Radical Entertainment’s
Shape-Shifting Phenomenon Confirms North American and European Ship Dates,
Debuts New Intro Cinematic Movie on Official Web Site

No conspiracy here…we promise…
Activision Publishing, Inc. confirmed today that the long-awaited open-world
action thriller video game PROTOTYPE will ship in European territories on June 5
and to North American retailers on June 9, arriving in stores shortly
thereafter. Fans of the infamous Alex Mercer should also be sure to check out
the newly updated official game web site located at to gain access
and view newly added game information and content, including the first half of
PROTOTYPE’s must-see intro cinematic.

PROTOTYPE lets gamers feel the power
of being the ultimate shape-shifting weapon. You are the PROTOTYPE: Alex Mercer
– a genetically mutated man without memory, armed with amazing shape-shifting
abilities, hunting to discover what created you and determined to make those
responsible pay. As Alex, gamers tear through a densely populated contemporary
New York City moving with Parkour-style fluidity, consuming anybody that gets in
their way…assuming their physical form, memories and abilities. Fueled by a
three-way war between Alex, the Blackwatch (military) and a viral outbreak known
as the Infected, players venture into a deep, dark conspiracy 40 years in the

PROTOTYPE is currently rated “RP”
(Rating Pending) by the ESRB with an expected “M” rating (Mature – Content that
may be suitable for persons 17 and older) and will be available for the Xbox
360, Games for Windows and PLAYSTATION 3.