EA Announces Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Ultimate Edition for PS3

January 21, 2009

EA Announces Command & Conquer
Red Alert 3: Ultimate Edition for PS3

Special Edition Ships in March
with a Lots of Extras Including Exclusive Multiplayer Maps, Over an Hour Bonus
Videos and More

Electronic Arts Inc. announced today
that the Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Ultimate Edition will be bringing the
best-selling Command & Conquer franchise to the PLAYSTATION 3 for the very first
time this March. The Ultimate Edition includes everything from last year’s
award-winning release of Command & Conquer Red Alert 3, while taking full
advantage of the PLAYSTATION 3’s Blu-ray disc capacity, by adding an extensive
array of exclusive bonus content.

“Our team has been dedicated to
bringing the RTS genre to console gamers and we are excited to have this
opportunity to introduce PS3 owners to Command & Conquer,” said David Seeholzer,
Senior Development Director at EA Los Angeles. “The PS3 is a very powerful
platform, and the extra time we have had in development has helped us create the
ultimate console RTS experience, with better graphics, improved performance, a
ton of extras and some nice exclusive perks that cannot be found on any other
version of Red Alert 3.”

Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 blends
the over-the-top humor and fast, fluid and fun gameplay the series is known for
with exciting new innovations for the RTS genre, including fully co-operative,
story driven-campaigns and an unprecedented emphasis on naval gameplay.
PLAYSTATION 3 gamers will use the intuitive Command Stick 2.0 interface, the
series’ signature control system that allows gamers of all skill levels to
easily and efficiently command their units on the battlefield. Command & Conquer
Red Alert 3: Ultimate Edition also packs in a tremendous amount of bonus
content, including:

  • Five exciting new multiplayer maps

  • Behind the scenes videos and
    trailers, including Raising the Iron Curtain Documentary, From Pens to Pixels,
    the Girls of Red Alert 3, Bloopers & Outtakes, the Red Alert 3 Remix and many
    more!

  • PS3 exclusive Command & Conquer TV
    programming, including PS3-dedicated BattleCast PrimeTime and a special
    episode of Command School focused on tips, tricks and strategies from the
    development team

  • In-depth profiles on all the Red
    Alert 3 Units

  • The official Red Alert 3
    soundtrack

Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 also
features the franchise’s trademark live-action movie sequences starring one of
the largest and most talented ensemble casts in the history of video games,
including (in alphabetical order) Gemma Atkinson, Gina Carano, Randy Couture,
Tim Curry, Kelly Hu, Jenny McCarthy, Jonathan Pryce, Autumn Reeser, J.K.
Simmons, Peter Stormare, George Takei, and a special appearance by David
Hasselhoff.

The Command & Conquer Red Alert 3:
Ultimate Edition will ship in March 2009 for the PLAYSTATION 3 and has been
rated ‘T’ for Teen by the ESRB and ‘16+’ by PEGI. For more information about the
game, please visit
www.commandandconquer.com
. Fans of Command & Conquer can continue to get
their fix 24 hours a day, seven days a week at Command & Conquer TV, EA’s
dedicated online Command & Conquer network that goes beyond the game and brings
players all the latest news, tips and strategies.