October 18, 2010 (London, UK)– Bethesda Softworks ® , a ZeniMax ® Media company, today announced plans to develop add-on content for Fallout ® : New Vegas TM , the follow-up to the 2008 Game of the Year, Fallout ® 3 . The first downloadable content for Fallout: New Vegas will be available this holiday season through Xbox LIVE ® for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
“We’re excited to continue the partnership between Bethesda and Microsoft, and build on the success of the game add-ons released for Fallout 3 on Xbox LIVE,” said Pete Hines, VP of Marketing and PR of Bethesda Softworks.“Fans will once again be able to continue their experience in the Fallout universe with the add-on packs planned for after the launch of the game.”
Fallout: New Vegas brings this beloved franchise to a location only Fallout could do justice: Vegas. Fallout: New Vegas takes all the action, humour and post-apocalyptic grime and grit of this legendary series, and raises the stakes.
“Bethesda set a high bar with the quality of the Fallout game add-ons,” said Matt Barlow, General Manager, IEB Product Marketing for Microsoft.“We have no doubt that gamers will be thrilled with seeing a new add-on pack extend their adventures with Fallout: New Vegas on Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE.”
Published by Bethesda Softworks, Fallout: New Vegas is set for release on Xbox 360, PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows on October 19th in North America, October 21st in Australia and on October 22nd in Europe.
More details about plans for additional content will be released in the coming weeks.
Fallout ® : New Vegas , developed at Obsidian Entertainment, has been rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information on Fallout: New Vegas , visit http://fallout.bethsoft.com.
About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles from two of the world’s top development studios– Bethesda Game Studios and id Software– are featured under the Bethesda Softworks label and include such blockbuster franchises as DOOM ® , QUAKE ® , The Elder Scrolls ® , Fallout ® , Wolfenstein TM and RAGE TM . For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
Fallout and Fallout: New Vegas are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bethesda Softworks LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. All Rights Reserved.
About Obsidian Entertainment
Obsidian Entertainment is an entertainment software development company passionately dedicated to making high quality, next generation games for Windows PC and console systems. Obsidian was founded in 2003 by five game development veterans who've produced, programmed, and/or designed award-winning role playing games for a variety of platforms over the last 15 years. The five founders are: Feargus Urquhart, Chris Parker, Darren Monahan, Chris Avellone and Chris Jones. Many of Obsidian's talented employees have worked on award winning products for organizations such as Black Isle Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Neversoft, and others. Obsidian Entertainment's Web site is located at www.obsidian.net.