Cities XL Available for Pre-Order on Steam

Paris, France, September 29, 2009 - Monte Cristo Games is pleased to announce that their upcoming next-generation city building game, Cities XL™, is now available for pre-order on Steam®, a leading platform for the delivery and management of PC games and digital content. Priced at $39.99, the Limited Edition offers players the entire game, along with five additional maps, five exclusive landmarks, two permanent blueprints, a unique city hall, an in-game t-shirt for players' avatars and a unique "web tag".

For more information about pre-ordering Cities XL on Steam, please visit -

http://store.steampowered.com/app/35500

For more information and assets about Cities XL, which will be released on October 9 in North America, please visit - http://www.citiesxl.com.

About Cities XL

Cities XL enables gamers to develop cities on realistic 3D maps, which feature a variety of environments from mountain ranges to beaches and islands. The cities you will build are based on American, Asian and European-influenced architectural styles. You must create the right combinations of job opportunities, social services, leisure activities, and special events within your cities in order to keep your citizens occupied and happy. Whether you're planning and building a new zoo, public park, residential neighborhood or transit system, there's always a fresh and exciting challenge for would-be city managers and mayors in Cities XL.

About Monte Cristo Games

Created in 1995, Monte Cristo is a leading game production company with over a decade of experience, having successfully published 30 games worldwide. Backed by leading international venture capitalists, we are currently focusing a team of over 80 people on the development of Cities XL™ which merges video gaming with social networking and virtual worlds.

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