Ubisoft Announces Xbox Holiday Gaming Bonanza: Tom Clancy’s Classic Trilogy
Company: Ubisoft
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – November 2, 2004 – Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest videogame publishers, today announced plans to ship a Tom Clancy Xbox Triple Pack for Xbox® video game system from Microsoft in time for the Holiday season. The collection, entitled Tom Clancy’s Classic Trilogy, is a special three-DVD set and will include three platinum Xbox titles:

• Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon™: The military shooter that set the bar for realistic special forces action.

• Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell™: The award-winning stealth action masterpiece that broke graphical barriers and took the gaming world by storm.

• Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 3™: Still the No. 1 title on Xbox™ Live, this counter-terrorism game set the standard in multiplayer innovation.

With sales of more than 4 million units in the United States alone, the Clancy games represent the No. 1 selling Xbox family in that console’s history. Now, for the first time, gamers can enjoy the three titles that started it all at a phenomenal value.

“This is a brilliant idea whose time has come – it’s the perfect starter kit for new Xbox owners or anyone who has considered buying a Clancy game. And it makes a great gift,” said Tony Kee, vice president of marketing for Ubisoft. “We’re practically giving away three of the best games ever created for the Xbox, and with hours of offline and online replayability, this is a gift that keeps on giving.”

Here’s what owners of Tom Clancy’s Classic Trilogy will enjoy:

Ghost Recon:
• 15 missions and dozens of weapons (30+ hours of gameplay).
• 3 modes of multiplayer warfare over Xbox Live and offline.

Splinter Cell:
• 9 stealth action missions (20+ hours of gameplay).
• 3 extra premium downloadable missions via Xbox Live.

Rainbow Six 3:
• 14 single-player missions (20+ hours of gameplay).
• Endless online multiplayer replayability.
• 7 premium multiplayer maps downloadable via Xbox Live.

© 2001–2004 Red Storm Entertainment. © 2002 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Ghost Recon, Sam Fisher, the Soldier Icon, Splinter Cell, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. Rainbow Six, Red Storm, and the Red Storm logo are trademarks of Red Storm Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. Red Storm Entertainment, Inc. is a Ubisoft Entertainment company.

About Ubisoft:
Ubisoft is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. A leading company in the multimedia industry, Ubisoft’s strong and diversified lineup has grown considerably, as has Ubisoft itself. As well as steadfastly continuing to partner with several high-profile companies, Ubisoft has also confirmed its presence on the global market by developing its own exceptional properties. Founded in 1986 in France, Ubisoft is now present on every continent, both through offices in 21 different countries including the United States, Morocco, Germany and China and through sales of products in over 50 countries. The group is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers around the world. Ubisoft generated a turnover of 508 million euros for the 2003/2004 fiscal year, up 22.5% over the previous fiscal year. To learn more, visit www.ubi.com

About Tom Clancy:
With over 80 million books sold, Tom Clancy is arguably the world’s most recognized author. His works include fiction such as The Hunt for Red October, Clear and Present DangeDanger, The Sum of All Fears, Rainbow Six, and the recently released The Teeth of the Tiger. Clancy also writes nonfiction works about weapons and various military units. Four of his books have already been adapted into highly successful feature films.

About Xbox
Xbox (http://www.xbox.com) is the video game system from Microsoft that brings people together for the most exhilarating game and entertainment experiences. Xbox delivers an expansive collection of breakthrough games, powerful hardware and the unified Xbox Live online service. The new tagline, "it's good to play together," captures the spirit of Xbox as the social hub of the new digital entertainment lifestyle. Xbox is now available in North America, Asia, Europe and Australia.

About Xbox Live
A new frontier in imagination and extraordinary interaction, no one else offers the richness of online gameplay found on Xbox Live. The world’s only global online console games service, Xbox Live is continuously innovating to provide members with unparalleled experiences. This unique service unites gamers together in a dynamic community where they can experience the best online games, exclusive programming and continuous downloadable content. Xbox Live launched in the United States in November 2002 and is available in 24 countries. Please visit http://www.xbox.com/live for more information.

Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
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