Following the unveiling of a new Uru expansion on the
Uru: Complete Chronicles Website
(story), Ubisoft sends along the official announcement of the
Uru: The Path of the Shell expansion:
Uru(tm): The Path of the Shell
Tells of D'ni(tm)'s Future
SAN FRANCISCO - May 26, 2004 - Ubisoft, one of the world's leading videogame
companies, today announced that Uru(tm): The Path of the Shell, the third piece
of Myst's Uru adventure, will be available beginning July 13 for the PC at the
manufacturer's suggested retail price of $19.99.
"We are excited to bring this chapter of the Uru story to eager fans," said Tony
Kee, vice president of marketing, Ubisoft. "Uru: Ages Beyond Myst has achieved
both critical and consumer success, and [s6] The Path of the Shell will only
help solidify the title as a 'must-have' for Myst and adventure fans."
This adventure's complete boxed set, [s7] Uru(tm): Complete Chronicles, includes
the content in Uru: Ages Beyond Myst, Myst Uru: To D'ni(tm) (the free
downloadable expansion released in February) and The Path of the Shell. The PC
release of Complete Chronicles will be available on July 13 at the
manufacturer's suggested retail price of $39.99.
The Path of the Shell will challenge and reward players with many new puzzles,
new clothing options (including reward clothing), new player journals, technical
features (including swimming), and five all-new Relto customization options.
"The Path of the Shell further expands the Uru portion of the Myst adventure
series," said Rand Miller, co-creator of Myst and president of Cyan Worlds. "We
know fans are excited to play through the next stages of the Uru story, and
we're confident they will be impressed."
· Uru: Ages Beyond Myst took players on an adventure to learn
of the D'ni's past.
· Uru: To D'ni, the first expansion pack, which is still
available via free download, leads players into the present.
· Uru: The Path of the Shell, the second expansion pack,
looks into the future of the D'ni.
Uru: Ages Beyond Myst was included in TIME Magazine's top ten games for 2003,
won PC Gamer's "Adventure Game of the Year" and was among the top-five selling
PC titles for the 2003 holiday season - in fact, sales outdistanced its closest
adventure genre competitor by more than 100,000 units.