Cergy-Pontoise, France, (April 18, 2008)– Leading video games developer and publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S announced today that the Ace Combat™ series has surpassed 10 million units sold worldwide. Fueled by consistently entertaining and accessible gameplay as well as cutting-edge graphics, the series has remained a critical and commercial smash hit since its introduction in 1995.
Debuting in Europe with Air Combat for the PSOne™, the Ace Combat series spans eight releases across four platforms. The latest game in the Ace Combat series, Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation™, was released for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in November 2007. Featuring photorealistic HD graphics and online play via Xbox LIVE™, the game introduced the franchise to an all-new generation of players while redefining the boundaries of flight-action for longtime fans.
Ace Combat 6 is currently available in stores for the Xbox 360 for a suggested retail price of 69.99.€ For more information on the Ace Combat series, please visit www.acecombat.eu or www.namcobandaigames.eu and to get a special wallpaper celebrating this event!
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About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher based in Cergy-Pontoise, France. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the RidgeRacer™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, Tamagotchi™, Digimon™, Dragonball™ and Naruto™ brands.
ACE COMBAT™ 6 Fires of Liberation™&© 2007 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. All trademarks and copyrights associated with the manufacturers, aircraft, models, trade names, brands and visual images depicted in this game are the property of their respective owners, and used with such permissions.© JAPAN SPACE IMAGING CORPORATION.© GeoEye© INTA Spaceturk© DigitalGlobe/HitachiSoft.
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Press Release© 2007 NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.