Staten Island, NY, December 15th, 2004 - Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) and 2 by 3 Games (www.2by3games.com) are pleased to announce the release of the fourth post-release update for the acclaimed War In The Pacific.
This update includes a large list of fixes and improvements, ranging from bug fixes involving zones of control to 15 different player requested features and over 40 corrections to database entries, such as misspelled unit names. With these 15 new player requested features and 10 bug fixes it is very important for every War In The Pacific player to download this patch from the Matrix Games site at www.matrixgames.com.
The v1.40 update is available online as a non-comprehensive update that requires the previous installation of War in The Pacific 1.30.
Based on the highly acclaimed Uncommon Valor design, War In the Pacific is a completely new and massive undertaking that is the latest masterpiece from the veteran team at 2 by 3 Games, which includes Gary Grigsby, Keith Brors and Joel Billings.
The scale of War in the Pacific: The Struggle Against Japan 1941-1945 is 60 miles per hex and losses are individual vehicles, aircraft, guns and squads. Since half the planet Earth is covered by the titanic Pacific struggle, the game is massive in scope, covering thousands of ships tens of thousands of aircraft. Virtually every ship, air group and battalion sized or larger troop formation is covered in exacting detail.
For more information, visit the website at www.warinthepacific.net or check the main Matrix Games page at www.matrixgames.com.
ABOUT MATRIX GAMES
Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2002, Matrix Games has published several award-winning games, including Highway to the Reich, Starships Unlimited, Uncommon Valor and Korsun Pocket. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at www.matrixgames.com.
ABOUT 2 BY 3 GAMES
2 by 3 is about World War 2 games done by 3 guys – Gary Grigsby, Keith Brors and Joel Billings. Veteran designers and developers with multiple Hall of Fame titles under their belts, they are in the midst of a scheduled three game series which started with the highly acclaimed Uncommon Valor. War in the Pacific is their second design in this series for Matrix Games, which will be followed by the highly anticipated grand strategy title World at War in February, 2005. For more information, visit their website at www.2by3games.com.