DLC Detailed as Operation Flashpoint®: Red River™ Ships to Stores Across North America
Company: Codemasters
LOS ANGELES – June, 3rd 2011 – Codemasters® today announced that Operation Flashpoint®: Red River™, the all-new chapter in the multi-million selling tactical shooter series set to ship to North American stores on Tuesday June 7th for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows® LIVE.

Codemasters has today also detailed the first downloadable content for Operation Flashpoint: Red River. The Valley of Death Pack features eight new Fireteam Engagements playable in single-player or in four player online co-op and will be available at the end of June from Xbox Marketplace (560 MSP), Games For Windows Marketplace (560 MSP) and PLAYSTATION NETWORK ($6.99). Two new Combat Sweep missions, two new CSAR missions, two new Last Stand missions and two new Rolling Thunder missions are set across stunning new locales. Players will fight through the warehouses and factories of a former Soviet Manufacturing town and carry out operations in a riverside mud-brick village set beneath foreboding hilltop ruins.

A title update with launch across all formats prior to the release of the Valley of Death Pack. Details about the forthcoming update and date of release will be made at www.facebook.com/flashpointredriver and www.twitter.com/flashpointgame.

To mark Operation Flashpoint: Red River’s launch into retail, Codemasters has today released a new video which shows how four men become one unit to stand together. Taking a tour of the wide range of tactical challenges which the US Marines will face in Tajikistan, the video shows the different specialists in Fireteam Bravo – Scout, Rifleman, Automatic Rifleman and Grenadier – combining in a theatre of war where one bullet can kill. Featuring night operations, Marines fighting street by street and assaulting dug in enemy positions, the video is now showing at www.youtube.com/flashpointredriver.

Operation Flashpoint: Red River will set a new standard for authentic and intense tactical combat when it arrives in North America on Tuesday June 7th for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Games For Windows® LIVE. Sign up to “get some” USMC style with the latest briefings direct from the Operation Flashpoint studio at www.facebook.com/flashpointredriver and www.twitter.com/flashpointgame.

About Codemasters
Codemasters, the award winning games developer and publisher, has a 24-year heritage and annual revenues in excess of US $150 Million. The company’s dominant brands include DiRT, GRID and Operation Flashpoint; the company retains the exclusive worldwide video game rights to FORMULA ONE. Codemasters operates three UK development studios – one at its Warwickshire HQ with further sites at Guildford and Birmingham. An additional art studio is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In 2009 Codemasters won the coveted Grand Prix Award at the 2009 Develop Industry Excellence Awards, an award bestowed on the company felt by Develop to have contributed the most to the games medium in recent times. Across the group, Codemasters employs over 450 people. In March 2010, Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd. (RBEL), a part of India’s Reliance ADA group, acquired a 50 per cent shareholding in the company, alongside existing investor, Balderton Capital, the leading European venture capital firm that first invested in Codemasters in 2005. For more information on Codemasters’ product portfolio, please visit www.codemasters.com

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