NEWS - Thursday, January 18, 2007
Battlestations: Midway - Multiplayer DemoThe following content is available for Xbox Live Gold members: Name: Battlestations: Midway - Multiplayer Demo Price: Free NOT Available in: Japan Dash Details: Download and play the Battlestations: Midway multiplayer demo and be one of the first to experience a new style of online warfare. Featuring massive Xbox Live battles with over 100 fully controllable warships, aircraft and submarines, each player can take full command of a fleet of units and fight cooperatively with their team-mates in the greatest sea battles of WWII. Prepare for war on a totally new scale! Features Battlestations: Midway is an immense action game that drops you into massive air, sea, and undersea battles from Pearl Harbor to Midway. Command massive fleet attacks and take direct, real-time control of every plane, battleship, and submarine in the battle. Battlestations: Midway blends intense third-person action with epic, large-scale naval combat and brings to life the great Pacific battles of World War II. From the chaos of Pearl Harbor, through the Philippines, Java, and the Coral Sea all the way to the epic Battle of Midway. Innovative gameplay lets you take direct control of over 60 different warships, planes and submarines from a third-person perspective. Instantly jump to and control every vehicle in the battle. The single-player mode features 11 large-scale campaigns with 12 bonus challenge missions. The online multi-player combat offers an entirely new online battle experience and features head-to-head and co-operative fleet battles featuring over 60 Allied and Japanese units. Revolutionary gameplay: Experience epic WWII combat from multiple perspectives as you jump between dozens of units, playing as a pilot, a gunner, a submarine captain, or even a carrier fleet commander. Massive battlefields: Every battle takes place simultaneoulsy in the air, on, and under the sea. Movement of your fleet and the individual efforts of any one vehicle is critical to success. Sixty warships: Each plane, ship, and submarine is authentically designed. The more you know about each carrier’s profile, capabilities, and weaknesses, the better you will fight. Featured in the game are the Wildcat and Zero Fighter planes, the Dauntless Divebombers, the B17 and B24 bombers, the USS Iowa, USS Yorktown, and Japan’s infamous super battleship, the Yamato. Authenticity and realism: Cutting-edge graphics bring the Pacific oceans and island chains alive with lush real-world environments, dynamic weather effects and incredibly detailed vehicles and weaponry. Deep single player mode: The game features 11 massive campaigns with 12 bonus challenge missions and an immersive storyline. Innovative online multiplayer mode: Participate in huge multi-unit online battles with up to eight players controlling over 60 units on Xbox Live® and online.