id Software announces at QuakeCon 2007 that October 2 as the official release
date for Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars, the upcoming multiplayer game in the works
at Splash Damage under id's supervision:
Santa Monica, CA – Aug. 3, 2007
– Gamers in attendance at QuakeCon 2007 were rewarded with a special
announcement when id Software and Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) unveiled that
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars™ Windows PC will be on EU store shelves on September
28, 2007 and North American store shelves beginning October 2, 2007. The game,
which is in development by Splash Damage, pits the armies of Earth’s Global
Defense Force (GDF) against the invading alien Strogg in the multiplayer
strategic shooter that transports players to the front lines of an epic new war
Offering the ultimate in objective-based multiplayer action either online or
offline with bots, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is set within the expansive
QUAKE® universe in the year 2065. Gamers choose to play as the human GDF or
alien Strogg in one of five unique character classes. Employing an arsenal of
weapons, vehicles and deployable armaments, players engage in an action-packed
test of skill and coordinated teamwork through a series of combat objectives.
Persistent character growth and achievements reward players for teamwork, while
clearly defined mission and class objectives guide new players to meaningful
contributions on the battlefield.
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is also in development for the Xbox 360™ video game
and entertainment system from Microsoft (Nerve Software) and the PLAYSTATION®3
computer entertainment system (Activision Foster City).
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has been rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB.