NEWS - Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Buy Splinter Cell PT Win a Year Of Xbox LiveXbox™ Live and Ubisoft, one of the world’s leading publishers of entertainment software, announced today that the companies will participate in a two-part promotion involving Xbox Live and Tom Clancys Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow. As printed in the review of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow by premiere game publication, Electronic Gaming Monthly: "Embrace your inner geek and proudly don that Xbox Live headset. Your worlds about to be rocked with the best multiplayer game in quite some time. Folks, this is the reason to get on Xbox Live." The magazine’s three reviewers gave the game a 10, a 9.5, and a 9.5 out of a possible 10, christening it “Game of the Month” and giving it a Gold Award. Those who purchase one of the first retail copies of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow have a chance of winning a 12-month Xbox Live subscription card, good for free online play on Xbox Live! With a 1 in 13 chance of winning, gamers have a fantastic opportunity to play an entire year of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow on Xbox Live ($49.99 retail value) for free! Out of the first 650,000 copies of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow sold, copies that do not include a 12-month subscription card will contain a two-month Xbox Live free trial. Either way, gamers can’t lose as they embark on their journey to experience the world’s first truly global online console gaming service. “Ubisoft makes some of the most played games on Xbox Live and we are excited to bring the rich world of Live to more of our fans,” said Tony Kee, Ubisoft’s Vice President of Marketing. “Gamers who play Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow over Xbox Live will discover the true meaning of hair raising tension when, as a mercenary focused on hunting a spy, you suddenly can’t control your own movements. You’ve been grabbed from behind! Your information systems have been shut down. And now, somebody is whispering in your ear—taunting you. And you never even saw it coming. It’s really intense!” Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow fans will also have the opportunity to win one of five golden tickets, awarding them a state-of-the-art Kenwood home theater system, including Dolby Digital EX, DTS-ES, Dolby Pro Logic II and DSP surround sound, six matching speakers, an 8-inch powered subwoofer and 750 watts of system power—everything you need for the ultimate gaming experience! The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding NY, RI, FL, QC and Puerto Rico) who are over the age of 18. Full official rules can be viewed at www.splintercell.com/win at the start of the promotion, which runs through December 31, 2004. Xbox Live is the ultimate gaming arena, allowing players to play Xbox games and communicate in real-time. With gamers in 19 countries, it’s easy to meet and compete against people from all over the world. Whether you’re downloading new maps, missions or vehicles, or playing against hot bands like Outkast, Korn, New Found Glory and Thrice, Xbox Live lets you test your skills on the world’s first truly global online console gaming service. In Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, in stores nationwide March 31, 2004, Sam Fisher™ is a lone field operative, supported by a remote team, who has been deployed by a top- secret wing of the NSA (National Security Agency) known as Third Echelon. Saving the world is a high-stakes game, and now gamers in 19 countries who have longed to be Xbox Live competitors can help Fisher defend the U.S. military 24 hours a day for however long it takes. Playing as mercenaries or spies over Xbox Live, gamers can communicate with teammates using their headsets to create strategy. There are even tense moments in the game when you can drop in on the other team – shoot an enemy with a spy bullet to hear his private conversations, or, when playing as a spy, sneak up on an unsuspecting mercenary and grab him from behind, putting him into a headlock. While you have him in your control, you can taunt him directly. Whisper in his ear. He never even saw you coming!