TOMB RAIDER UNDERWORLD
DEMO OCT '08
Copyright 2008 Eidos plc Press Release
[ October 6th 2008 ]
Interactive, creator of some of the world's
leading video game properties, today announces
an agreement with Microsoft to release two brand
new downloadable chapters in the continuing Tomb
Raider adventures of Lara
up to six hours of new gameplay and content for
Raider: Underworld, the chapters will be available
exclusively on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox
360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
A demo for Tomb Raider: Underworld will also be
available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace in October.
entirely new content specifically designed to
extend the Tomb Raider: Underworld experience,
Tomb Raider: Underworld - Beneath the Ashes and
Tomb Raider: Underworld - Lara's Shadow will deliver
two very different single player gameplay experiences.
Raider: Underworld - Beneath the Ashes takes place
after the Underworld story has finished and will
feature an incredible new environment to explore,
additional secrets to unlock and different enemies
to fight. Tomb Raider: Underworld - Lara's Shadow
will introduce players to a new kind of playable
character and create a unique Tomb Raider experience.
new chapter, Tomb Raider: Underworld - Beneath
the Ashes, will be available for download exclusively
on Xbox LIVE Marketplace this Christmas. Tomb
Raider: Underworld - Lara's Shadow will follow
in early 2009.
are constantly looking at ways to extend our franchises,
whilst developing a deeper relationship with our
players. The retail release of any videogame is
just the start of the player experience, from
there it all depends where you want to take the
player in terms of ideas and innovation,"
said Sean Vesce, General Manager for Crystal Dynamics.
"With these additional chapters and the online
reach of Xbox LIVE, we are able to deliver exclusive
content to millions of gamers worldwide."
thrilled that Xbox owners will be able to extend
their Lara Croft adventures with exclusive Tomb
Raider: Underworld episodes," said George
Peckham, General Manager of Global Third Party
Publishing for Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment
Business. "We look forward to continue working
closely with our great publishing partners to
deliver the most robust gaming experiences, only
on Xbox 360."
Raider: Underworld will release on Xbox 360 video
game and entertainment system, PlayStation 3 computer
entertainment system, Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo
DS, and PC Games for Windows platforms. With development
led by Crystal Dynamics, developers of the recent
Tomb Raider blockbusters, Tomb Raider: Underworld
represents a new advancement in exploration-based
fearless adventurer Lara Croft, players explore,
raid and solve the mysteries of exotic locations
around the world, each designed in breathtaking
high-definition visual fidelity that creates a
truly believable world and delivers a new level
of challenge and choice.
Raider: Underworld is co-published by Eidos and
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in North
America and will be available in November.