Call of Duty goes Deluxe

by: Chuck -
You knew it was coming and if you were smart (or just poor at the time) you're in luck as Call of Duty: Deluxe Edition is now on store shelves. The combo pack features the original game, the United Offensive expansion pack, a strategy guide, and a copy of the sound track all for the low price of $39.99. If you like FPS WWII games and you have played it yet do yourself a huge favor and pick this one up(I'm a big fan but not as much of one as John is...seriously, it's kind of scary).
ACTIVISION RELEASES CALL OF DUTY: DELUXE EDITION

Call of Duty: Game of the Year Edition and Call of Duty: United Offensive Expansion Pack Now Available Together

Santa Monica, Calif. – Apr. 5, 2005 – Listen up soldiers! Be ready for a double-dose of cinematic intensity and chaotic battles as Activision, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Call of Duty™: Deluxe edition has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. The newest addition to the best-selling franchise includes the highly acclaimed Call of Duty™: Game of the Year edition – winner of more than 80 Game of the Year Awards, Call of Duty™: United Offensive™ – the popular expansion pack featuring additional maps, vehicle-based multiplayer and more, along with the original Call of Duty soundtrack and strategy guides. Call of Duty: Deluxe edition for the PC is rated “T” (Teen – Blood, Mild Language, Violence – content suitable for persons ages 13 and older) by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $39.99.

“The Call of Duty franchise has established itself as the benchmark for epic, intense and cinematic WWII gaming among fans around the world,” states Dusty Welch, vice president of global brand management, Activision, Inc. “Call of Duty: Deluxe edition delivers two great blockbuster games together – the complete Call of Duty package for one low price.”

Call of Duty: Game of the Year edition features Infinity Ward’s original award-winning first-person action game in addition to all post-release product updates, including new multiplayer modes and maps, EAX 3 sound support, mapmaking toolkit and multiplayer gameplay enhancements. The game takes players to the frontlines of WWII combat, as an ordinary soldier fighting together with their squad through the war’s most epic battlefield moments. Call of Duty: Game of the Year edition also delivers an intense team-based multiplayer experience for up to 32 combatants.

Developed by Gray Matter Interactive Studios, Call of Duty: United Offensive allows gamers to experience more of WWII’s most legendary conflicts in three all-new campaigns, including the U.S. Battle of the Bulge, the British campaign as an airman shooting down German ME-109s from a B-17 bomber, and as a Russian conscript on the frontlines of the crucial eight-day Battle of Kursk. Additionally, Call of Duty: United Offensive expands on the popular multiplayer experience of the original Call of Duty, featuring new maps and modes of play and vehicle-based combat aboard jeeps and tanks.

About Activision, Inc.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $948 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2004.

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia, Spain and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.


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