Ubisoft announces the U.S. launch of Pacific Fighters, the new WW2 combat flight
simulator from IL-2 Sturmovik creators 1C Company:
SAN FRANCISCO –
October 26, 2004 – Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest videogame publishers,
today announced that Pacific Fighters™ for the PC is now shipping to retailers.
Pacific Fighters is available for MSRP $39.99 with an ESRB rating of T for
From the creators of the critically acclaimed IL-2 series comes an accurate and
action-packed re-creation of the epic battles of the Pacific. Control over 40
fighters and bombers including the deadly Japanese Zero, the U.K.’s Supermarine
Seafire and the U.S.-made Corsair and A-20 Havoc. Players will take flight and
engage in combat over huge maps of famous WWII locations such as Pearl Harbor,
Midway, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. In addition to single-player missions, Pacific
Fighters offers an unparalleled multiplayer experience. For the first time in
any retail flight simulation, players may take part in massive aerial dogfights
with up to 128 players on the same dedicated server. Players may also join
squadrons of up to 32 players in Cooperative mode.
Available for the first time in the 1C: Maddox series, players can utilize
aircraft carriers for support, use them for take-offs and landings, and engage
them in combat. Players will encounter hundreds of targets from the air, on the
ground and at sea. From the air, players may attack ships and other aircraft or
choose to target ground objects such as trucks, trains, tanks and enemy
airfields. Pacific Fighters’ unsurpassed attention to detail, smart AI,
unequaled damage model and sense of realism combine to immerse players like no
other combat flight simulation ever created. Take part in legendary battles,
where the courage of a few pilots will determine the course of history.
For more information visit the newly re-launched IL-2 community site
www.il2sturmovik.com featuring Pacific Fighters.
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shop” for all Oleg Maddox products published by Ubisoft. View the amazing
Pacific Fighters trailer and get ready for a combat flight simulation that will
set new standards for the genre.