Lake Forest, Calif. -- December 20, 2013 -- Game and tech distributor CompuExpert, a division of Digital Interactive Systems Corp., announced today that 777 Studios' latest edition of their realistic WWI PC flight simulation, Rise of Flight: Channel Battles Edition, is now available for purchase in physical disc format at various online retailers.
Rise of Flight: Channel Battles Edition is the most comprehensive edition of Rise of Flight ever offered. Among the new features is the hefty Channel Battles mission set, in which the player takes helm of the gigantic Felixstowe F.2a flying boat to sink warships, merchant ships, U-boats, and other nautical targets. A highly-detailed Channel Battle Map is also included in-game, which accurately depicts the coastlines and villages of Northern France, the Southern English coast, and the Flanders area of Belgium as they were at the dawn of aviation. Furthermore, the boxed package includes two double-sided Rise of Flight posters which feature detailed artwork from 777 Studios.
The most realistic WWI flight simulator in existence, players will take to the war-torn skies of Europe and experience cutting-edge flight simulations in which no two dogfights are the same. The Channel Battles Edition improves and expands on all the features and content that made the original Rise of Flight an award winner, such as advanced flight-models, a complex physics engine, an industry-leading progressive damage model, and beautifully detailed 3D models and environments for an authentic WWI aviation experience.
And the packaged experience of Channel Battles Edition is just the tip of the iceberg. The Rise of Flight universe continues to expand with new aircrafts and game updates on a regular basis, and includes the option for Online Multiplayer servers featuring Dogfight and Co-Op scenarios. Rise of Flight fully supports user-created mods and custom skins, and thousands of historically accurate paintjobs are available for download on the Rise of Flight website. The sky is the limit, so take flight, and join the fight above the trenches!
Key features for Rise of Flight: Channel Battles Edition include:
Ten legendary WWI-era aircraft including the SPAD 13, Nieuport 17, Nieuport 28, Albatros D.Va, Fokker D.VII, Fokker DR.1, Pfalz D.XII, Sopwith Camel, S.E.5a and Felixstowe F.2a
Dozens of different squadrons to enlist in from Great Britain, France, Germany, USA, and Belgium - fly historic missions to encounter famous enemy aces in deadly aerial combat and advance in rank over time
A comprehensive in-game Channel Battle Map which depicts Northern France, Southern England and the Flanders area of Belgium with accurate coastlines, villages and ports
Custom missions options featuring the Quick Mission Builder to quickly create combat scenarios in seconds, and the more intensive Mission Editor to construct more comprehensive adventures
Online Multiplayer servers with Dogfight and Co-Op game modes
Seasonal terrain textures including spring, autumn and winter in conjunction with complex atmospheric conditions such as turbulence, variable wind, moving clouds and shadows, rain and snow
Realistic gunnery and ballistics with a progressive and detailed damage model; no two crashes or kills are the same
Support for user made mods and custom skins in addition to thousands of historically accurate paintjobs available for download on the ROF website
Fully adjustable and customizable controller options including custom joystick curves and Force Feedback support
DRM-free with unlimited installations and advanced recovery features
Retail box version with BONUS content is now available at the following retailers:
More information can be found on the official Rise of Flight website at http://riseofflight.com/.
About 777 Studios
Our mission at 777 Studios is simple. It is to develop, publish and distribute quality PC simulation products and bring them to the community that has so steadfastly stood by their hobby. The Golden Age of hardcore PC simulation titles ended long ago. The past few years have been lean, with fewer and fewer new products to choose from and only a handful of studios dedicated to the genre remain. Most major publishers have declared the market dead and unprofitable. We at 777 Studios completely reject that notion and believe that the genre is still a vibrant place to do business.
However, the future is bright for simulations. In the age of multi-core processors, advanced physics engines and blistering fast video cards, racing and flight-simulation titles can be the shining example of what modern computers can do. We want to broaden the genre and help make it an even bigger place of ideas, innovations and growing membership. More information about 777 Studios can be found at
CompuExpert, a division of Digital Interactive Systems Corp. extensively searches the globe for the most innovative and unique electronic gadgets and peripherals and brings them exclusively to the North American market. With over 20 years of electronics distribution experience, CompuExpert is the North American distributor for high quality products made by Mionix, Sharkoon, GAEMS, 777 Studios, Focus Home Interactive, The Joy Factory, Exelium and more. More information about CompuExpert can be found at http://compuexpert.com.