Excalibur Announces Men of War Assault Squad 2 Deluxe Edition
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom – February 18th, 2014 - Leading simulations publisher Excalibur (http://www.excalibur-publishing.com) is pleased to announce its deal with Eastern and Central European publisher 1C Company for the rights to distribute the Deluxe boxed version of Men of War: Assault Squad 2 in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Middle East. This is the next chapter in the award-winning Men of War series and a continuation of the Men of War: Assault Squad experience.

Men of War: Assault Squad 2 features new single player style skirmish modes that take players from extreme tank combat to deadly sniper stealth missions. Commanders can now face-off against opponents on various new multiplayer 1v1 – 4v4 maps. To truly bring the battles to life, there is the new 8v8 game mode designed for huge battles on spectacular maps.

Key features:

· Advanced multi-core support
· Advanced shader technology
· Interface and AI improvements, including unit kill counts and squad icon information
· New multiplayer interface
· Fully updated inventory items with new graphics and updated vehicles
· Audio improvements including voice acting
· Steam features including Steam multiplayer, matchmaking, achievements, cloud, player statistics, leaderboards, voice chat, Valve anti-cheat, friends invite and workshop
· Player level up and ranked system
· In-game video recording

The Deluxe Edition of Men of War: Assault Squad 2 is the most prestigious version of the game. Display your dedicated support as one of the grandest online commanders with unique interface elements and faster collecting of experience.

· Receive a five star general ribbon for your main menu badge
· Receive an unique five star general achievement
· Receive a special icon for your player avatar visible to everyone during a match
· Receive an outstanding HUD element visible while playing and recording matches
· Receive a slight XP boost for all factions in multiplayer to unlock units faster

More information about the game can be found at www.menofwargame.com

Product Information

Title: Men of War 2: Assault Squad (Deluxe Edition)
Publisher: Excalibur
Genre: Real Time Tactics / Strategy
Street Date: 21st March 2014
RRP: £29.99
Format: PC DVD
UK PC Barcode: 5060020477560

The consumer site is available at: www.excalibur-publishing.com

About Excalibur
Excalibur and Extra Play (its budget label stable mate) form the publishing arm of parent company Contact Sales Ltd. Founded in 2004, Excalibur Publishing is proud to be the only independent UK owned publisher with a high street presence both at home and overseas. A success story built on a solid foundation of high quality products and a trusted reputation throughout the interactive entertainment industry, its dynamic team of experienced industry professionals is led by Robert Stallibrass who brings nearly 30 years' experience in computer games sales and marketing to the forefront of the business. Excalibur offers a mix of engaging standalone PC games and simulations such as 2012’s award winning Euro Truck Simulator 2, Farming Simulator Platinum, Police Simulator 2 and Fritz 13 Chess and is no stranger to the UK sales charts. A range of titles can be found at retail stores throughout Europe and all of the major UK retail outlets including PC World, Currys/Dixons, Game, independent stores and online at Amazon and Shopto.net.

About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment and educational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal development of 1C includes IL-2 Sturmovik series and Theatre of War series. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles including titles like Space Rangers, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Faces of War, Men of War series, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Death to Spies, King’s Bounty: The Legend, King’s Bounty: Armored Princess and King’s Bounty: Crossworlds, Off-Road Drive, Real Warfare 2: Northern Crusades, King’s Bounty: Warriors of the North, Men of War: Condemned Heroes.

In 2012 1C Company launched its iOs apps series for iPhone & iPad. For more information on 1C, please go to: www.1cpublishing.com