Guildford, UK– October 1, 2008– Electronic Arts announced today that Dead Space™, the highly anticipated new survival horror game, has gone gold and will go on sale in the UK as planned on October 24 for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and the PC.
Players who pre-order the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 versions of the game from play.com in the UK will be able to download a platform exclusive suit within the first two weeks of the game’s release. Using exclusive codes obtained at pre-ordering, Xbox 360 fans can download the Xbox-themed Elite Suit* on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace and PLAYSTATION 3 fans can download the PlayStation-themed Obsidian Suit* on the PLAYSTATION®Network. Both of these suits will feature new looks and increased toughness and inventory slots, to help players fight for survival in the Dead Space universe.
The bold and often bloody Dead Space promises to deliver the ultimate in psychological terror and gruesome cinematic action. Set in the cold blackness of deep space, the atmosphere in Dead Space is soaked with a feeling of tension, dread and sheer terror. In Dead Space, players step into the role of mining engineer Isaac Clarke, an ordinary man on a seemingly routine mission to fix the communications systems aboard a deep space mining ship. It’s not long before Isaac awakes to a living nightmare filled with vicious genetic mutations inside a dead, claustrophobic silence. Now Isaac is cut off, trapped, and engaged in a desperate fight for survival.
Under development at EA Redwood Shores, Dead Space has been rated 18 by the BBFC. Dead Space will be available for an RRP of£49.99 on the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system and£34.99 for the PC. For more information about the game, go to the website at http://www.deadspacegame.com or http://info.ea.com.
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*Offer expires 10/28/08 in North America and 11/7/08 in other territories. Limit one offer per person. Internet connection required. Xbox LIVE gold or silver membership OR PLAYSTATION Network account required. Offer may not be substituted, exchanged, sold or redeemed for cash or other goods or services. May not be combined with any other offer, gift card, rebate or discount coupon. Retailers, distributors and employees of Electronic Arts Inc. and their agencies/affiliates are not eligible. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.