Excalibur Publishing Ltd. launching follow-up to successful Farming Simulator

For immediate release

Excalibur Publishing Ltd is set to release Farming Simulator Gold at the end of March 2010. Due to the popularity of its predecessor throughout Europe, Excalibur Publishing Ltd. have put their heads together with Astragon and Giant to create an updated version with lots of new content.

The aim of the game remains the same. The player assumes the role of a young farmer’s 18-hour day running a busy farm. You can choose a basic collection of vehicles and machinery to help manage your land and playing in career mode will allow you to expand your farm fleet. The better you are the better your machinery gets and you can choose from nicely detailed tractors, combine harvesters and over 20 different tools to ensure your farm becomes as successful as possible.

This is where the new content comes into its own. New missions such as grubbing, seeding, spraying and bale collecting have been added to further challenge you. The additional tools are support the missions and challenges. There is a new configuration menu allowing for a free key assignment of keyboard and gamepad and compatibility with more joysticks, gamepads and steering wheels.

Robert Stallibrass of Excalibur Publishing said:“We were amazed and excited about the success of Farming Simulator in the UK, especially with FarmVille being so prominent on Facebook. We are trying more and more to incorporate suggestions and improvements into our simulations and updates, and are grateful to the community for their excellent consumer feedback.”

The product will retail at£24.99, is available on pre-order at www.excalibur-publishing.com and will officially hit the shelves in all major game retailers on 26 March 2010.

Excalibur Publishing Ltd.

For further information please contact Robert Stallibrass on Tel: 01869 338833.

For more information on our products, please visit our website us at

www.excalibur-publishing.com

Editor’s notes:

About Excalibur Publishing Limited

Based in the United Kingdom, Excalibur is the mainstream PC publishing arm of Contact Sales. It's headed up by Robert Stallibrass who brings over 20 years' experience in computer games sales and marketing to the "round table".

Information for gamers who have purchased original from Excalibur Publishing:

If you have the Excalibur Publishing version of Farming Simulator 2009 you can upgrade to Farming Simulator Gold by sending...

- a cheque for£6.50 made payable to Contact Sales Limited

- the last page of the Farming Simulator 2009 manual

- your name and address

...to Contact Sales Ltd, P O Box 586, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 6BY.

We will then send out a new copy of Farming Simulator Gold.

Minimum System Requirements

•Microsoft Windows XP or Vista

•2.0 GHz Intel or equivalent AMD processor

•1 GB RAM

•1 GB available hard disc space

•Nvidia Geforce 6800 Series, ATI Radeon X850 or S3 Chrome 430 GT


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