SAN MATEO, Calif.— October 15, 2008— Capcom® Entertainment, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today launched Age of Booty™ for Xbox LIVE® Arcade. Developed by Certain Affinity™, known for their previous work on the Halo® series, Age of Booty is a real-time multiplayer strategy game that puts players in command of a pirate ship with the goal of destroying your enemies and capturing towns for your pirate faction.
Set in the swashbuckling era, Age of Booty is a casual real-time multiplayer strategy game that puts players at the helm of their own pirate ship with the goal of sending your enemies to the briny deep, and looting and capturing towns for your pirate faction.
In Age of Booty, players team up with friends online or AI-controlled pirate ships to raid, pillage, sink, and destroy their way to dominance on the high seas. Spoils of war and booty are used to upgrade and customize pirate ships to make them even more deadly as players take on 21 unique challenges and seven of the most devious Pirate Alliances on the high seas. Gain notoriety and fame by climbing the online leader boards. Create and share custom maps using the intuitive map creation system. Players can expect free content updates for Age of Booty though-out the lifespan of the game. There will be 25 + maps including downloadable ones available on Launch Day!
Join the open beta here: http://www.fileplanet.com/promotions/ageofbooty, and get a taste of the multiplayer action today. This trial will give you access to the online matchmaking system, all for free!
For more information and assets for Age of Booty, check out the official Capcom press site at http://press.capcom.com. Age of Booty is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and is available for 800 Microsoft Points.