Calabasas, CA 4/20/2005
Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. today confirmed that the US release date for the eagerly anticipated video game Delta Force - Black Hawk Down for the Xbox ® video game system from Microsoft, will move to early summer. The game, which will be the first Xbox game to feature mammoth 50 Player battles over Xbox ™ Live, was due to launch this May.
Based on the award winning, number 1 best selling PC franchise, DF - BHD has been redeveloped for the console, specifically to take advantage of Xbox Live.
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.
No set date has been given for the early summer release but it will be announced soon. More information about the game can be found on 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.
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.
Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of games
for the PC, PlayStation® game console and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
system and Xbox™ 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®, Delta Force® - Black Hawk Down®,
Joint Operations ™, Comanche® and F-22 Lightning®. For more information
go to http://www.novalogic.com/
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