London, uk (March 3rd, 2005) – Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Ltd. today confirmed that the forthcoming XboxÂ® title Delta Force - Black Hawk Down, will feature mammoth 50 Player battles over XboxÂ® LiveTM!
This is the first time any Xbox title will be offering 50 player Xbox Live games, with the current standard being 16 players. Based on the award winning, number 1 best selling PC franchise, DF - BHD has been redeveloped for the console taking advantage of all the most up to date Xbox Live features.
Xbox Live features for DF – BHD on Xbox include team support, stats, voice chat, messaging, matchmaking and more. In addition to the record breaking 50 player games online, DF - BHD also supports 8 multiplayer game types over a variety of different multiplayer environments, as well as 4 player split screen co-op and Xbox Communicator headset support.
"DF - BHD on Xbox delivers what no other console title can. As well as a strong single player campaign the game drops you into the action-packed chaos of modern warfare with 49 other gamers", commented Lee Milligan, President of NovaLogic Inc. "We are ecstatic that we have been able to deliver next-generation multiplayer gaming to existing Xbox Live gamers before the next-gen consoles arrive.'
"Xbox Live continues to set the standard for online gameplay and the multiplayer experience on Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is a true embodiment of that promise," said Cameron Ferroni, General Manager of Xbox Live. "The future of Xbox Live is limitless, and we are excited about the new possibilities being opened today by Delta Force – Black Hawk Down."
Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is scheduled to release on Xbox in Q2, 2005. For more information, please visit www.blackhawkdownthegame.com
About Delta Force - Black Hawk Down Xbox
Set in Somalia in 1993 and based upon and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns, players will take on the role of an elite Delta Force Operative as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu. Developed by Climax in the UK, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down brings the intensity of Modern Warfare to Xbox with a range of intense single player and multiplayer missions.
Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of video games for the PC, PlayStationÂ® game console and PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system and XboxÂ® video game system. Based in Calabasas, California, the company's European arm, NovaLogic Ltd., has its offices in London, UK. Key game franchises include Delta Force, Comanche, F-22 Lightning, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down and Joint Operations. For more information go to www.novalogic.com.
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