Basingstoke, England– 4th of February 2008– Computer games developer Egosoft and Koch Media, a leading distributor of games and application software, today announced the conclusion of an exclusive publishing and distribution agreement for the title X³: Terran Conflict. The contract covers the worldwide rights (excl. USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean). X³: Terran Conflict will be released under the Deep Silver label.
"The X series has always been one of our top quality brands, and an integral part of the Deep Silver portfolio," states Craig McNicol, Managing Director of Koch Media. "So we are very happy to be presenting the gripping next installment of the X universe's story in X³: Terran Conflict."
"We look forward to adding another successful chapter to the X story, together with Koch Media," says Bernd Lehahn, Managing Director of Egosoft.
X³: Terran Conflict is a brand new, stand-alone game set in the universe of X³. It is the culmination of the X trilogy, with a grand finale that takes us all the way back to Earth's own solar system. Gamers can take on the roles of different characters in the X universe, or of a Terran military pilot, and experience a multitude of stories in the largest X universe ever featured– for X³: Terran Conflict will offer more missions than any other X game before. Meanwhile, X³: Terran Conflict will pose questions such as: How has Earth changed in all these years? And how will relations between Earth and its counterparts in the X universe develop?
X³: Terran Conflict is scheduled for release in the third quarter of 2008.
About Koch Media UK - Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for home console gaming systems, personal computers and the Internet. Based in Basingstoke, the company has distribution contracts with a number of software publishers, including NINTENDO. For publishers not in the UK, KOCH MEDIA exclusively markets, sells and distributes titles. Under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming and educational and lifestyle software. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver is KOCH Media's premium games label. Deep Silver has been collaborating with international developers and publishers since 2002 to publish creative and innovative computer and video games. The multi-award-winning Warhammer: Mark of Chaos and the X series have already put Deep Silver at the top of the charts. Projects include co-publishing titles with Namco Bandai (Warhammer:Mark of Chaos, The Fast and The Furious), and publishing titles such as Sacred 2, S.TA.L.K.E.R.- Clear Sky and Secret Files: Tunguska. www.deepsilver.com
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