February 19, 2010
Metro 2033 Shipping with
Now Available for Pre-Order
THQ and Valve today announced
an agreement to power the PC version of 4A Games’ Metro 2033 with a collection
of Steamworks features and to offer the title electronically to the 25
million-plus gamers playing PC games via Steam.
Metro 2033 is an upcoming
action-oriented title with a combination of horror, survival, RPG, and
first-person shooter elements. Based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author
Dmitry Glukhovsky, the game is being developed by 4A Games in Ukraine.
All PC versions of Metro 2033 will
be powered by Steamworks, providing gamers with auto-updating, Steam
Achievements, Steam support for in-game DLC, and more.
"Metro 2033 is an incredibly rich
experience featuring a truly unique setting, haunting atmosphere and cutting
edge graphics," said Richard Williams, THQ Vice President of Global Brand
Management. "By leveraging the power of Steamworks and the reach of Steam, we
are able to provide an even greater gameplay experience and expose the game to
millions of gamers around the world."
Metro 2033 is available for
pre-purchase via Steam. Those who pre-purchase the game will also receive one
free copy of Red Faction: GuerrillaT. The game is slated for worldwide release
the week of March 15 at retailers and via Steam. More information about Metro
2033 can be found at
Steamworks is a complete suite of
publishing and development tools — ranging from product key authentication to
social networking services — offered free of charge to publishers and
For more information, please visit