Santa Monica, CA - February 28, 2001 -Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Raven
Software are offering players another tour of duty with the crew of the U.S.S.
Voyager by announcing the official add-on pack for the highly acclaimed PC game,
Star Trek: Voyager® Elite Force. In the add-on pack, players will
reprise their role as commander of the Hazard Team, a specially trained security
detail designed to combat the perils of the Delta Quadrant.
"The original game set new standards for action games and is considered
by many as the best translation to date of the Star Trek® license into a
game," said, Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide
Studios. "In the add-on pack Raven Software is bringing an array of compelling
single and multiplayer experiences to the winning Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force
mix that fans are sure to love."
The official Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force add-on pack will offer players
a variety of diverse gameplay experiences. For the first time ever, trekkers
will be able to explore an interactive 3D recreation of Voyager's interior in
Tour Mode. Once aboard, players will have unrestricted access to 15 decks of
the ship, including the bridge, officer quarters, holodecks, the transporter
room, Hazard Team crew quarters, sickbay, astrometrics, the shuttlebay and engineering.
Additionally, many of the ship's systems and all of the crew will be interactive.
Players can perform complex tasks like initiating Voyager's self-destruct sequence
or shutting down the warp core, along with finding secret items hidden objectives,
and mini-games. Once players finish touring the ship, they can hone their Hazard
Team skills in two new single player campaigns - a Captain Proton holo-novel
and an assault on a Klingon compound.
Multiplayer also benefits from the new add-on pack with 17 additional multiplayer
maps and 12 new models. The Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force add-on will also
feature two new game mods. In a new class-based team game, players will be able
to select a character class (i.e. security, medical, engineering
unique skill bonuses to complement their style of play. Additionally, in the
assimilate mode, a group of players have to neutralize a lone Borg invader before
they become assimilated.
The official Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force add-on pack is expected to be available
in the spring of 2001. Visit gaming.startrek.com
for more information.
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