Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Goes Gold


SAN FRANCISCO – February 24, 2005 – Ubisoft™, one of the world’s
top game publishers, and acclaimed developer Gearbox Software, today announced
that Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30™, the highly-anticipated World War II
game, has gone gold and will soon be on store shelves. With its breakthrough
squad-based combat and unprecedented authenticity, Brothers in Arms: Road to
Hill 30 is poised to revolutionize the WWII genre when it ships on the Xbox®
video game system March 1. Both the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system
and PC versions will be shipping to stores shortly after. The pre-order campaign
is currently under way for the title at the manufacturer’s suggested retail
price of $49.99.

Created by Gearbox Software, Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
is the most authentic WWII shooter ever, earning endorsements from the Veterans
of Foreign Wars Foundation and the Patton Museum. Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill
30 is based on the true story of the 101st Airborne paratroopers who led the
D-Day invasion and will immerse gamers in the gritty, uncensored and
emotionally-charged side of war. The game’s missions have been crafted using
after action reports, aerial reconnaissance images, and eye-witness accounts,
much of which is included in over five hours of bonus extras. Players of all
skill levels can battle their way through twenty epic single player chapters or
go online and challenge their friends with ten competitive and innovative
multiplayer missions.

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Customers who pre-order Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 will
also receive a special bonus Penny Arcade Character Journal (PS2/Xbox) or an
Official “Making Of” DVD (PC). Bonus items will ship with purchased product, and
is only available while supplies last.

About the Penny Arcade Character Journal Pre-Order. The Penny
Arcade exclusive Brothers In Arms Road to Hill 30 character journal traces the
experiences of the men of the 101st Airborne. The journal follows the squad
through their battles and includes all new Penny Arcade art work. The character
journal is available exclusively when gamers pre-order Brothers In Arms Road to
Hill 30 on PS2 or Xbox.

About the Official Making of DVD Pre-Order. Fans asked for more
behind the scenes coverage and Ubisoft has delivered. Ubisoft and Gearbox have
created an exclusive behind the scenes DVD that explores the making of Brothers
In Arms Road to Hill 30. The DVD footage covers everything from day one,
including Gearbox’s research trip to Normandy, France, exclusive developer diary
interviews and never before seen gameplay footage. The “Making Of” DVD is
available exclusively when gamers pre-order Brothers In Arms Road to Hill 30 on

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Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 is a trademark of Gearbox Software and is used
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Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. Gearbox Software and the Gearbox
logo are registered trademarks of Gearbox Software, L.L.C.

About Gearbox Software:

Gearbox Software, an independent development studio located in
Dallas, TX, is respected industry-wide for their ability to create award winning
interactive software. Comprised of veteran talent, Gearbox Software has
established itself as an industry leader, developing games for many of the
industry’s top franchises including Half-Life, Halo: Combat Evolved,
Counter-Strike, James Bond and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. Additional information
regarding Gearbox Software can be found at

About Ubisoft:

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of
interactive entertainment products worldwide. It is the fastest growing company
in the videogame industry and has grown considerably through its strong and
diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21
countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed
to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge videogame titles to consumers. Ubisoft
generated revenue of ç 508 million for the 2003–2004 fiscal year, an increase of
22.5% over the previous fiscal year at constant exchange rates. To learn more,
please visit

About Xbox:

Xbox (
is Microsoft’s future-generation video game system that delivers never before
seen gameplay experiences. With more than three times the graphics performance
of other game consoles, top-quality DVD playback, Dolby 5.1 surround sound to
make games and movies come alive, and a hard disc that opens up new kinds of
gameplay, Xbox is the video game system that delivers more of what gamers want.