PARIS, FRANCE – 27 th September 2013 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today announced that ARMORED CORE TM : VERDICT DAY TM for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft is available across EMEA and Australasia. The world has been thrown into chaos. Natural resources needed for the survival of competing factions are scavenged and fought across the world with deadly Armored Core mechs.
The renowned ARMORED CORE TM series from the famous Japanese studio FromSoftware returns to its origins with a nervous mecha-packed action new game. In VERDICT DAY TM; players will command a squadron of advanced mechas in 7 battle-ravaged continents. To win those strategic and tough battles, players will be able to form teams of up to 20 members and represent the faction they prefer.
This game comes in with plenty of new features: a new matching system in order to avoid waiting queues and find teammates & opponents for more fun, Implementation of new parts for ACVD mechas such as “Weapon Arm” and much more, World mode & Story mode with brand new missions and for the fans’ biggest pleasure; a “Hardcore” mode to outbloom all players’ expectations! On top of those new features, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and FromSoftware brought back the “Operator mode” from the acclaimed ARMORED CORE TM V. Real Time Strategy will reach a new high point with this mode where players will fully command entire squadrons of Mechas.
For those wanting to experience a full ARMORED CORE TM experience, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe prepared a special pack, the “C03 Pack”: it will feature the full-game, the original soundtrack of the game, an Artwork compilation of more than 270 pages coming directly out of the developers’ brilliant minds and last but not least: a completely articulated mecha-action figurine inspired from ARMORED CORE TM : VERDICT DAY TM!
Starting October 1 st, this full-experience will reach an even higher point with the new ACVD Portal Link ; this brand new connected website will be released shortly after the game. It will allow players to extend their Armored Core experience far beyond their playing-time and will let them keep an eye on the battlefield! The Portal Link will feature data management options to let players update their personal profiles, their team profiles and analyze lots of statistics from the ravaged battlefields. This new website will also allow players to follow-up their rankings through the real-time rankings. Last but not least, players will be able to track all of the online ACVD world activities with the “Verdict War” feature.
ARMORED CORE TM : VERDICT DAY TM is now available at retail and download for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® games and entertainment system.
Experience a deeper ACVD experience with the new Portal Link website: http://link.armoredcoregame.com/p/acop/acvdlink/
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NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.eu or www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.