NEW MIDWAY CONTENT
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[ March 28th 2007 ]
Midway fans can quench their thirst for fresh
naval action as two new historical battle maps
and brand new vehicles are now newly available
on Xbox Live Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video
game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
battle maps reenact two epic battles from the
Pacific war: The Battle of Sibuyan Sea and The
Raid on Truk. Both maps and five new vehicles
are now available to download for 400 Microsoft
of the Sibuyan Sea provides a new multi player
experience based on one of the major battles of
the Leyte Gulf Campaign, the greatest naval warfare
battle in history that effectively destroyed the
Japanese fleet in October of 1944.
command either the US Fleet featuring the USS
Iowa and USS Enterprise or Japanís finest fleet,
Kurita, featuring the super battleships Yamato
and the ill-fated Musashi. The single player battle,
The Raid on Truk, is based on Operation Hailstone,
a massive naval air and surface attack launched
by the United States Navy against the Japanese
naval and air base at Truk. The devastating attack
took place in mid-February 1944.
command the US Fleet in a four phase battle starting
with a P-38 air strike and leading to the command
of the USS Enterprise and her screening force.
battles also feature a new and unique set of air,
sea, and undersea vehicles that challenge the
playerís skills and naval strategies. The following
five new vehicles will be available: the P-38
Lightning, the Nakijima J1N1 Gekko, the USS Iowa
(BB-61), the IJN Shimakaza, and the Type A mini-sub.