BattleMechs Invade Retail as MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf Ships

December 28, 2004

BattleMechs Invade Retail as
MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf Ships

MechAssault2.com Launched To
Offer Stat Tracking and Additional Game Details

Microsoft Game Studios announced
today that MechAssault® 2: Lone Wolf, the sequel to one of the most popular
Xbox® action titles, has shipped to North American retail stores for an
estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). The perfect way to spend those
well-earned holiday gift cards, MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf offers gamers a rich
BattleMech experience, both offline and online via Xbox Live™.

Gamers looking to track their combat
history and the current status of the persistent universe of Conquest Mode will
be able to do so at the newly launched official site, at
http://www.mechassault2.com. This new site allows gamers to not only track their
game stats; but also read up on vehicles, ‘Mechs and tactics while interacting
with other MechAssault 2 fans in the community forums.

MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf was
developed by Day 1 Studios, creators of the original MechAssault for Xbox, in
conjunction with FASA Studio, the developers of the award-winning MechWarrior
and MechCommander series for Windows and Crimson Skies for Xbox. In MechAssault
2: Lone Wolf, gamers can step outside the ‘Mech and live the life of a human
pilot in a fresh new single player game. Tanks, VTOLs and BattleArmor offer
players plenty of opportunities to rain destruction on their opposition in both
single and multiplayer games. Xbox Live gamers can enjoy a whole new level of
strategy, as BattleArmor-equipped players ‘jack enemy ‘Mechs and VTOLs drop
supplies to their teammates. Both online and off, MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf
offers players an unparalleled gaming experience. For more information about
MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf, please visit
http://mechassault2.xbox.com

 

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