AGE OF CONAN
APPROVED FOR XBOX 360
Copyright 2006 Funcom Press Release
[ December 12th 2006 ]
announces that Age
of Conan is approved for Microsoft's Xbox
360 console. The announcement means that the highly
anticipated Massively Multiplayer Online game
(MMO) has received the green light from Microsoft,
and that Funcom can start official development
of an Xbox 360 version of the game.
is a groundbreaking leap forward for Funcom. The
fact that we now get the chance to develop Age
of Conan for the Xbox 360 means access to a potentially
whole new and large MMO market," said Trond
Arne Aas, CEO of Funcom.
fast-paced and innovative combat system in Age
of Conan will suit the demanding console audience
perfect. We believe the amazing online capabilities
of Xbox 360 will be a great match for MMOs like
Age of Conan, and as one of a handful officially
approved MMO games for the console we aim to create
a unique, brutal and powerful online gaming experience."
version of Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is
a Showcase title for Windows Vista, and the game
won Best MMO of E3 awards from IGN, GameSpot,
GameSpy and Yahoo. The game was a runner-up to
the Most Innovative Game of Show E3 award from
Gamespot, and PC Gamer US named it as one of their
top 10 most anticipated PC games.
information, screenshots, newsletter sign-up,
forums and a welcoming community portal can be
found on the official website www.ageofconan.com.