Ubisoft and Gearbox officially announce Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood,
confirming the title for the World War II shooter sequel first revealed last
first screenshots from the project
are now available, and here's the
announcement of plans for a release on PCs and current consoles for this holiday
San Francisco — MAY 18, 2005 — Today Ubisoft, one of the world’s
largest video game publishers, and acclaimed developer Gearbox Software,
announced the development of Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood™ for
current-generation video game consoles and for the PC. Scheduled for holiday
2005, Brothers in Arms Earned in Blood™ is the next chapter in the compelling
Brothers in Arms™ story.
With its unprecedented combination of authenticity, compelling story and
squad-based action, Brothers In Arms Road to Hill 30™ has established itself as
a benchmark for military action games. Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood™ builds
upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30™ a runaway
success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player
narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and
new weapons and vehicles, Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood™ promises to lead the
way this holiday season.
“Based on a true story Brothers In Arms Road to Hill 30™ renewed the WWII
shooters category by offering the most authentic and emotional trip into the
brutal reality of war like no other competitors did before”, said Tony Kee, vice
president of marketing for Ubisoft. “Considered as the most authentic WWII
shooter ever Brothers in Arms™ returns and gamers can expect Earned In Blood™ to
once again be the best this fall.”
Developed by Gearbox Software with the collaboration of Ubisoft Shanghai
studios, Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood™ will be shown to select media behind
closed doors at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, May 18-20, at Ubisoft’s
booth, #1300, in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
• Next Volume of Brothers In Arms™ – The award-winning WWII shooter returns with
more of the action, story and authenticity that has critics and fans raving.
• New Single-Player Narrative – Experience authentic WWII combat as Sergeant Joe
Hartsock and lead your squad beyond Carentan to liberate all of Normandy.
• New Multiplayer Missions – Taking online tactics to new heights, Brothers In
Arms Earned In Blood offers more unique multiplayer missions and improved online
support on PC and consoles! (Including the bundled addition of modification
support for the PC).
• Skirmish Mode – Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood™ features an all-new
cooperative Skirmish mode that allows one or two players to take a tour of duty
through a series of authentic and harrowing custom combat missions.
• New Weapons and Vehicles – Arm yourself with additional authentic weapons and
command new vehicles like the M10 “Wolverine” Tank Destroyer.
• More Challenging and Dynamic Combat –Featuring close quarter urban
environments and a new, next generation artificial intelligence system, Brothers
In Arms Earned In Blood™ promises to take authentic military action to the next