Dat Unreal Tournament 'gold' (=klaar) was wisten we al, maar de press-release is vandaag pas verschenen. Check hem hier. De game komt wereldwijd op 22 november uit
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 1999-- GT Interactive (Nasdaq: GTIS - news) and Epic Games' much anticipated first-person action title Unreal Tournament has gone gold. The critically acclaimed game will ship worldwide on Friday, November 22nd with an estimated retail price of $54.95.
Unreal Tournament boasts exciting new game play modes, AI Bots so smart they taunt opposing players and an innovative tutorial that instructs new players in online multiplay. Unreal Tournament will set a new standard in single and multiplayer play.
``Games become blockbusters for a variety of reasons, including timing, quality and innovation,'' says Tony Kee, vice president of Marketing for GT Interactive. ``With Unreal Tournament, Epic Games has hit on all three benchmarks and sets the standard by which all future games in the genre will be judged.''
``We worked long and hard to make Unreal Tournament a worthy successor to Unreal. By incorporating outlandish weapons, brilliant AI, and spectacular visuals we feel that we've more than accomplished our goal,'' according to Epic's Vice President Mark Rein. ``We hope that the public has as much fun playing Unreal Tournament as we here at Epic do.''
Together, GT and Epic have established the Unreal series as one of the premier action franchises in PC gaming industry, having sold more than one million copies of Unreal alone. The recently released Unreal Tournament demo has achieved worldwide downloads in excess of 500,000 since it's September 29 launch.