EIDOS AND SOLD
OUT EXTEND BUDGET DEAL
Copyright 2003 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ April 3rd 2003 ]
Out has confirmed that it has signed an agreement
with Eidos to extend its exclusive deal to release
their titles as part of its £4.99 super-budget
range for PC. The extended deal will see 13 new
Eidos titles added to the range, which will be
released over the duration of the next 12 months.
Out and Eidos have worked closely together since
the formation of the Sold Out label. Eidos is
widely recognised as one of the most innovative
and well respected full price publishers, and
game series such as Tomb Raider, Commandos, and
the legendary Championship Manager have all attained
huge success as both full-price titles and as
part of the Sold Out £4.99 stable.
covered by the deal are perfect examples of Eidos'
commitment to creating varied and ground-breaking
PC games and are guaranteed even more success
as they make their super-budget debuts. Leading
the line is Tomb Raider : Chronicles, the fifth
outing for the iconic Lara Croft. Chronicles is
ably supported by Gangsters 2, Blood Omen 2 and
Soul Reaver 2, with Commandos 2: Men of Courage
following at the beginning of next year.
Manager Season 00/01 will also be released towards
the end of the year, joining its phenomenally
successful predecessors on the £4.99 label. Completing
the roster of new additions are Anachronox, Hitman:
Codename 47, Project Eden, Project IGI, Startopia,
Frontline Attack : War over Europe and Three Kingdoms:
Fate of the Dragon. Confirmed release dates will
be announced shortly, and each game will feature
Sold Out's .Now installation and online support
previous agreements with Eidos have been pivotal
in establishing Sold Out as the premier super-budget
provider," commented Managing Director Garry Williams.
"To date, Eidos titles released under the Sold
Out banner have sold just under 2m copies, and
we are delighted to extend our deal with such
an influential and successful publisher. This
is also just the first of many deals that we are
working on to ensure that Sold Out remains untouchable
in its field."