NEWS - Tuesday, August 14, 2007
First Details of Command & Conquer 3 ExpansionEA has spilled first details on the first expansion pack for Command & Conquer 3 in episode one of its Battlecast Prime Time show focussing on the RTS. The expansions called Kanes Wrath and is due out in 2008 and will release simultaneously on PC and Xbox 360. Producer Jim Vessella had this to say (with his words interspersed with gameplay footage): "As the title suggests, Kanes Wrath is all about Kane and the rise of Nod following the second Tiberium war, taking the player also through the third Tiberium war and beyond in the storyline. "The game and campaign will feature our high definition cinematics once again and of course feature Joe Kucan reprising his role as Kane. And well also be introducing a few new characters for him to mingle with. "One of the core features of this game is the global domination meta-game. Imagine a game like Risk but on steroids, supporting the C&C fiction with Ion Cannons, nukes, Mammoth tanks as you move your armies around the entire world. When armies collide, youll jump down into that fast and fluid C&C gameplay that you know and love. "When you come out, those units and armies will persist, allowing for a longer more global campaign. "And if it is new units and faction content you desire, were not going to disappoint. Well have new units, upgrades, powers and structures for each of the core factions and each faction will also have two sub-factions. These sub-factions will also come with their own modified units, unique powers and upgrades and each one will cater to a specific play style allowing players to really find the side thats best for them". Vessella added that Kanes Wrath will feature 24 new multiplayer maps, and that the Xbox 360 version will also sport the Radio Interface, which allows players to manage their base from anywhere on the map.