Activision sends word that Call of Duty is on track to ship one month from
today, on October 29. The press release is fairly brief, so here's the whole
Santa Monica, CA - Sept. 29, 2003 - Gamers...mark your
calendars! "HQ" has confirmed October 29 as the date for
Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Call of Duty(tm) to invade
retail outlets nationwide. The highly anticipated, first-person, WWII
action-thriller has been given its orders and will be deployed to manufacturing,
setting the stage for an all-out assault on game fans everywhere.
Developed by Infinity Ward, Call of Duty for the PC is rated
"T" (TEEN - blood and violence) by the ESRB.
Delivering the cinematic intensity and chaos of battle, Call of Duty
thrusts players to the front lines of combat, as ordinary soldiers fighting
together as part of a squad through the epic moments of WWII. Featuring
incredibly lifelike squad-A.I., amazing special effects, scores of soldiers and
intense action, Call of Duty enables players to see the war from
multiple perspectives, fighting as American, British and Russian soldiers
through 24 epic missions. Call of Duty also
delivers heart-pounding team-based, Axis vs. Allies multiplayer warfare for up
to 32 battle-tested soldiers and was created by Infinity Ward, which is
comprised of over 20 individuals who developed Medal of Honor: Allied Assault,
including all the production leads.