Ground Control 2 Ships

As they promised (story), Vivendi Universal Games sent out a press release announcing that Ground Control 2: Operation Exodus has shipped to North American retails stores - the game has been finalized and localized in more than 12 languages, and will also be released in Europe and Asia on June 25th. Be sure to check multiplayer demo and the multiplayer demo patch, if you haven't done so yet.
Ground Control(R) II: Operation Exodus Ships to Retail LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) and Massive Entertainment announced today that Ground Control® II: Operation Exodus, the next installment in the Ground Control® franchise, has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The game has been finalized and localized in more than 12 languages, and will also be released in Europe and Asia on June 25th. Ground Control® II: Operation Exodus is the next installment in the Ground Control® franchise. In a departure from traditional RTS games, Ground Control® II: Operation Exodus focuses on tactical combat with minimal time spent on resource management. Instead of harvesting resources and building bases, the game keeps the action hot and heavy by immediately rewarding players for accomplishing objectives. Additionally, the unique multiplayer drop-in mode allows players to instantly join an ongoing game at any time, for any length of time. The game chronicles the ongoing conflict between the Northern Star Alliance and the Terran Empire. After losing the war in space the NSA retreats to their home world and forces the Terran Empire to engage in a savage war of attrition on the ground. As a Captain in the field, players can command a task force consisting of infantry, tanks, artillery and aircraft alone in the single player campaign or with other players via LAN or Internet. A single player demo and a multiplayer demo of Ground Control II: Operation Exodus can be found on the official website Ground Control II: Operation Exodus for the PC has been rated "T" for teen by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $49.99. About Massive Entertainment Massive Entertainment® is a leading developer of games and interactive entertainment products for a worldwide market. Its world acclaimed PC game 'Ground Control,' launched in 2000, and established Massive Entertainment as one of the most innovative developers in the real time strategy genre. In 2002 the company was acquired by Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) as one of only two development studios outside North-America. Together Massive Entertainment® and VU Games are now working on the top entertainment titles of the future. The company is located in Malmo, Sweden. About Vivendi Universal Games Headquartered in Los Angeles, Vivendi Universal Games ( is a global leader in multi-platform interactive entertainment. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive products across all major platforms including PCs, video game consoles and the Internet. Vivendi Universal Games' portfolio of development studios and publishing labels includes Blizzard Entertainment, Coktel, Fox Interactive, Knowledge Adventure, Massive Entertainment and Sierra Entertainment. Additionally, Vivendi Universal Games co-publishes and/or distributes titles for a number of strategic partners, including Interplay, inXile entertainment, Majesco and Mythic Entertainment, among others.