February 22, 2008
New Multiplayer Maps and Plane Variations
Highlight Latest Downloadable Content for Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation
NAMCO BANDAI Games today revealed information on
the new downloadable content for Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation that will be
available for download from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Thursday, February 28.
Consisting of original plane variations as well as several new stages and maps
for single player and online multiplayer play, these all-new downloads will give
players more ways to enjoy this award-winning hit title.
The following plane variants will be available
for download on Thursday, February 28:
- F-117A Night Hawk – General Emblem (Free): An
international conglomerate featured in Ace Combat 3, General Resource has used
its access to the world’s most powerful corporations to imbue this aircraft
with increased attack power.
- Mirage2000-5 – Advanced (200 Microsoft
Points): Reduced armor and improved engine thrust have resulted in an aircraft
with advanced handling and acceleration characteristics.
- Su-33 Flanker – Crimson Wing (200 Microsoft
Points): A fighter plane modified for air shows and exhibition performances,
this aircraft is equipped with colored smoke missiles An increased missile
payload and accelerated reload capabilities have been added for enhanced
- F-15E Strike Eagle – The Idolmaster Chihaya
(400 Microsoft Points): While a little hard to handle when it’s in a bad mood,
this plane’s talent is undeniable. Keep your head up, spread your wings and
take to the skies!
- Razgriz Set – Contains F-16C Fighting Falcon,
F-2A, Su-33 Flanker and Rafale M (400 Microsoft Points): This set of four
planes bears the emblem of the Razgriz squadron, the heroes of Ace Combat 5.
Each plane is accentuated with advanced durability to ensure the survival of
all squad members in even the most hostile missions.
The downloadable content for Ace Combat 6
launching next week also includes the following single player and online
multiplayer stages and maps:
- Battle Royale Download #1 (100 Microsoft
Points): A maximum of 16 players can take part in this new online Battle
Royale stage over the South Sea. Avoid the onslaught from the mighty Gyges and
Kottos assailants and strike down the opposition!
- Co-op Battle Download #1 (300 Microsoft
Points): Up to four players can team up for this new online cooperative
mission, hunting down the enemy forces that are hunkered down across a rocky
canyon. Primary mission objectives consist of four individually timed
operations, with a new secondary mission opening up once these objectives are
met. Work with your wingmen to successfully clear all operations and unleash
the full power of Ragno Fortress!
- Siege Battle Download #1 (300 Microsoft
Points): A maximum of eight players can take part in this new online Siege
Battle above the snowy plains. The attacking side must dispose of enemy attack
drones before attempting to down a unit of transport aircraft. A delicate
balance of offense, defense and teamwork is required to lead your team to
victory and see the transports safely to their destination.
- Ace of Aces Mission #1 (350 Microsoft Points):
A new single player stage for the masters of Ace Combat 6, this new mission’s
challenge exceeds that of the game’s previous highest difficulty level.
Introducing a new Counter-Charge system, players can gain additional allied
support by destroying enemies within given segments of time. Time your attacks
correctly and build a coalition to secure victory in this mission for the most
hardened Ace Combat veterans.
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation is currently
available in stores nationwide for the Xbox 360. For more information on the
game, please visit