Microsoft Game Studios announced today that MechAssaultÃ‚Â® 2: Lone Wolf, the sequel to one of the most popular XboxÃ‚Â® action titles, has shipped to North American retail stores for an estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). The perfect way to spend those well-earned holiday gift cards, MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf offers gamers a rich BattleMech experience, both offline and online via Xbox Live™.
Gamers looking to track their combat history and the current status of the persistent universe of Conquest Mode will be able to do so at the newly launched official site, at http://www.mechassault2.com. This new site allows gamers to not only track their game stats; but also read up on vehicles, 'Mechs and tactics while interacting with other MechAssault 2 fans in the community forums.
MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf was developed by Day 1 Studios, creators of the original MechAssault for Xbox, in conjunction with FASA Studio, the developers of the award-winning MechWarrior and MechCommander series for Windows and Crimson Skies for Xbox. In MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf, gamers can step outside the 'Mech and live the life of a human pilot in a fresh new single player game. Tanks, VTOLs and BattleArmor offer players plenty of opportunities to rain destruction on their opposition in both single and multiplayer games. Xbox Live gamers can enjoy a whole new level of strategy, as BattleArmor-equipped players 'jack enemy 'Mechs and VTOLs drop supplies to their teammates. Both online and off, MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf offers players an unparalleled gaming experience. For more information about MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf, please visit http://mechassault2.xbox.com.
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