Activision announces that the PC edition of Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is now
available in North American stores, offering teamplay combat in the QUAKE
universe as envisioned by Splash Damage and id Software. A version 1.1 patch for
the game is on the
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Santa Monica, CA – Oct. 2, 2007 – The battle for Earth has begun with the
announcement that id™ Software’s Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars™ for Windows PC,
published by Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is available on North American
store shelves now. Developed by Splash Damage and named one of the
most-anticipated new games of 2007 by nearly a dozen publications from around
the world, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars 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 in this ultimate battle for
”Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is a new and unique approach to multiplayer combat.
It combines team objectives with distinct player classes, cutting edge graphics,
cool vehicles, and powerful deployables,” said id Software CEO, Todd
Hollenshead. “Whether your thirst is for the savior or domination of Planet
Earth, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is there to quench it.”
Set within the expansive QUAKE universe in the year 2065, Enemy Territory: QUAKE
Wars offers the ultimate in objective-based multiplayer action, either online or
offline with computer controlled players. Up to 24 gamers can play online,
electing 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 gamers for teamwork, while clearly defined mission and class
objectives guide new players to meaningful contributions on the battlefield.
"Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars represents Splash Damage's first full retail game
and it would not have been possible if it weren't for the support of id
Software, the incredible investment on behalf of the team members over these
past four years and the dedication of such an active community around the Demo
and the Betas," said Splash Damage Owner and Creative Director Paul Wedgwood.
"We really can't thank fans enough for their incredible support and getting us
this far. We can't wait to see the game on store shelves!"
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars delivers the most diverse battlefields, from
real-world locations, including deserts, glaciers, mountains and countrysides.
id Software’s new MegaTexture rendering technology renders unprecedented large,
highly-detailed and un-tiled outdoor environments all the way to the horizon.
Outdoor dynamic lighting allows for every battle to be fought during day or
night, with accurate simulation of shadows, atmosphere, vegetation, and weather.
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars for Windows PC is rated “T” by the ESRB and carries
a suggested retail price of $49.99 for the regular edition and $59.99 for the
Limited Collector’s Edition.
The Limited Collectors Edition comes complete in a premium package with a bonus
DVD featuring tons of additional items and content, including: 10 beautifully
rendered, oversized collectible cards, highlighting select Strogg and GDF
vehicles and deployables; a bevy of concept art and final artwork, as well as
must-haves like exclusive ringtones.
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is also in development at Nerve Software for the
Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and at Activision
Foster City for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
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