1C Company has announced an agreement with Microsoft Corporation by which 1C becomes official publisher for Xbox 360 games in Russia. 1C is now publishing two Xbox 360 projects: IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey (developed by Gaijin Entertainment) and Captain Blood (developed by SeaWolf). Both projects are planned for release in 2009. The companies also concluded a distribution contract under which 1C will start sales of Xbox 360 consoles and accessories. These will be available through 1C’s shops and distribution channels.