Montréal, Canada, April 18, 2008 – Calling all private military contractors! Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that its 3rd person co-op shooter, ARMY OF TWO, is expanding its two-man combat experience by releasing the new Security and Strategy Corporation (SSC) Challenge mode and maps. The unique SSC Challenge mode has two teams of two competing in an intense obstacle course for the chance to join the SSC, the Private Military Corporation in ARMY OF TWO. The new maps will be available on April 24 in North America and Europe on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. The download pack will also come to the PLAYSTATION Store on April 24 in North America and May 2008 in Europe.
"We want to support our fans with new content that delivers on the two-man gameplay but with a unique twist," says Alain Tascan, VP and General Manager of EA Montreal and Executive Producer of ARMY OF TWO. "The SSC Challenge gives players a chance to test their skills in a different setting while retaining the action packed co-op intensity that gamers have come to expect in ARMY OF TWO."
Intertwined with over-the-top combat, feverish action and challenging obstacle courses, players will work as a team to race to the finish in the four new co-op maps. The team that completes the course with the most cash will be crowned the ultimate two-man military outfit. The SSC Challenge mode and maps will be available for $7.50 in North America and €4.75 and £3.80 in Europe.
ARMY OF TWO has been rated M by the ESRB and 18+ by PEGI. For more information on the game, please visit the official game website at www.armyoftwo.com or the EA press website at http://info.ea.com.
About Electronic Arts Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTS, EA, EA SPORTS BIG and POGO. In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com
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