San Francisco, CA — APRIL 20, 2006 — Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, and Gearbox Software, one of the world's top video game developers announced today that three new skirmish (co-op) maps for Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood are available for free download for the PC and Xbox (via Xbox Live) for owners of Brothers In Arms Earned in Blood.
The three new maps include two American skirmish missions, named "Into the Farm" and "Across the Marsh", and one German mission, named "Flanked From Above."
Known for its unprecedented combination of authenticity, compelling story and squad-based action, the Brothers In Arms franchise established itself as a benchmark for military action games quickly after its initial release in March 2005. Brothers In Arms Earned in Blood was released in October 2005 to critical acclaim, named Best First-Person Shooter by Official Xbox Magazine in 2005.
For more information on the downloadable content and Brothers in Arms Earned in Blood please visit www.brothersinarmsgame.com.
Gearbox Software, an independent development studio located in Dallas, TX, is respected industry-wide for their ability to create award winning interactive software. Comprised of veteran talent, Gearbox Software has established itself as an industry leader, developing games for many of the industry's top franchises including Half-Life, Halo: Combat Evolved, Counter-Strike, James Bond and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater. Additional information regarding Gearbox Software can be found at www.gearboxsoftware.com.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through its strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated revenue of 538 million Euros for the 2004–2005 fiscal year, an increase of 8 percent over the previous fiscal year at constant exchange rates. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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