BASINGSTOKE, ENGLAND (DECEMBER 13TH 2004) – CDV SOFTWARE ENTERTAINMENT AG are pleased to announce the UK launch date of the highly anticipated PC CDROM grand strategy title; Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars. Set for launch APRIL 2005, armchair generals will be able to immerse themselves in all the pomp and circumstance of the Napoleonic era, as Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars sets a defining milestone in grand strategy gaming, as the definitive Napoleonic strategy experience.
A few selected strategy games like COSSACKS have achieved such an upheaval in the gaming community. For people all over the world, the strategy hit of Ukrainian Developer GSC is the paramount of real time strategy. With worldwide sales now in excess of 2.5 million copies sold, COSSACKS is the most successful title in CDV Software Entertainment AG's history.
Eric Standop, Marketing and PR Director: "It is fascinating to see how many people have flocked to the banner of COSSACKS. With the upcoming release of "COSSACKS II - Napoleonic Wars", we will finally be able to satisfy the desire for a worthy successor. We are sure that COSSACKS II will set new standards and we're looking forward to see the community grow."
The COSSACKS series includes "COSSACKS", "Back To War", Art Of War" and "COSSACKS Anthology".
Developed by GSC and published by CDV SOFTWARE ENTERTAINMENT AG, COSSACKS II: NAPOLEONIC WARS is exclusively distributed in the UK by KOCH MEDIA. For additional information visit the official COSSACKS II: NAPOLEONIC WARS website at: http://www.cossacks2.de/index.php?lang=en
Founded in 1990, CDV Software Entertainment AG is one of the leading publishers and distributors of PC software in Europe. In 2000, the company successfully completed its initial public offering and is listed on the German Prime Standard (equivalent to the USA's NASDAQ Index). CDV is best known for titles like Sudden Strike and the Cossacks series – both of which sold over 1 million copies worldwide.
About KOCH MEDIA UK:
Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for home console gaming systems, personal computers and the Internet. Based in Basingstoke, the company has distribution contracts with a number of software publishers, including NINTENDO. For publishers not in the UK, KOCH MEDIA exclusively markets, sells and distributes titles. Under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming and educational and lifestyle software. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk