Ubi Soft annonce fièrement le passage en gold de XIII, le FPS basé sur la BD du même nom. Le jeu devrait être dispo le 18 novembre pour PS2 et PC et le 24 pour Xbox et GameCube. Le communiqué précise que les 300 000 premiers acheteurs de la version Xbox se verront offrir deux mois d'abonnement gratuit au Xbox Live!.
XIII IS GOLDEN!
Ubisoft's Highly Anticipated, Stylish Shooter Readies for Its November Launch
SAN FRANCISCO - November 13, 2003 - Ubisoft(tm), one of the world's top game publishers, announced its highly anticipated, stylish shooter XIII has gone gold. XIII is an epic, conspiracy-driven thriller set in a highly stylized graphic-novel world, starring the voices of David Duchovny as XIII, Eve as Major Jones, and Adam West as General Carrington. XIII is rated "M" (Mature) and is set to launch on all platforms in November - PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and PC versions will be shipping to stores on November 18, with the Nintendo GameCube(tm) and Xbox® video game system versions shipping on November 24. As an added bonus, the first 300,000 units of XIII Xbox will ship with a two-months free Xbox Live(tm) account.
As a secret agent suffering from amnesia, players unravel clues behind their true identity, while uncovering sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and the recently assassinated U.S. president. XIII features the deepest story line of any first-person shooter, and players will be immersed in the game's graphic-novel world as they decide who is friend and foe in the ultimate government conspiracy. The game's cel-shaded graphics showcase its unique visual style, which pays homage to its comic roots. XIII also features a variety of exciting gameplay modes, including stealth, all-out action, collaborative gameplay, and innovative multiplayer modes.
XIII is the first online first-person shooter for the PlayStation 2 system, and is also online for Xbox Live and the PC. The game features several innovative multiplayer modes in addition to classic Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, and Capture the Flag modes for the PC version. The Power Up mode is a custom Deathmatch multiplayer mode exclusive to the PlayStation 2 system, and includes unique pick-ups, including "invincibility" and "invisibility." In the Hunt mode, players chase a running target throughout the map, gaining points by hitting the target. Sabotage is a team multiplayer mode exclusive to Xbox, where two teams compete to take control of different strategic points in the map. Players are able to compete against up to 16 players over LAN and eight players via the Internet. In addition to featuring these innovative multiplayer modes, the PC version also includes an exclusive map editor.