Extra Play Announces IL-2 Sturmovik The Ultimate Edition

Oxfordshire – May 17 th 2013 - Leading budget label Extra Play  ( http://www.excalibur-publishing.com/ep.htm) is pleased to announce its deal with 1C Company to release.

IL-2 Sturmovik – The Ultimate Edition, a compilation of titles from arguably the best World War II combat flight simulator ever.  This Extra Play pack includes the original game plus the brilliant add-ons and sequels: IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946, the Ace Expansion Pack, Forgotten Battles and Pacific Fighters.  Territories included in the deal are the UK, The Netherlands, Italy, Scandinavia, South Africa,  Australia, New Zealand and Greece.  

With IL-2 Sturmovik – The Ultimate Edition, you will soar through deadly, realistic 3D landscapes and engage in numerous action-packed single play missions involving air-to-air, air-to-ground, search and destroy and escort missions. 1946 expands your game bringing 36 new planes, four gigantic new maps, 100 new ground objects and nearly 200 campaign missions. 

Forgotten Battles sequels the original game adds additional content to the original game  – battles over the Gulf of Finland, Poland and Hungary). The Ace Expansion Pack heats up the action even further as Pacific Fighters moves the setting from the Eastern front to the fierce combat of the Pacific theatre.  Here for the first time a large variety of British aircraft are introduced along with the U.S. and Australia. 

Key Features Include:

·        Target enemy ships, vehicles, airfields and a host of AI-controlled aircraft

·        Re-enact some of the most famous air battles on the Eastern Front and in places like Pearl Harbor, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. 

·        Features numerous action-packed single play missions

·        Engage in air-to-air, air-to-ground, search and destroy and escort missions

Product Information

Title:                    IL-2 Sturmovik – The Ultimate Edition

Publisher:      Extra Play

Genre:          World War II Combat Flight Simulation

Street Date:  24 th May 2013

RRP:             £9.99

Format:         PC DVD

Barcode:       5060020476617                

For press enquiries, contact: Richard Barclay on richardb@excalibur-publishing.com or 01869 338833.

About Excalibur Publishing

Excalibur Publishing and Extra Play (its budget label stable mate) form the publishing arm of parent company Contact Sales Ltd. Founded in 2004, Excalibur Publishing is proud to be the only independent UK owned publisher with a high street presence both at home and overseas. A success story built on a solid foundation of high quality products and a trusted reputation throughout the interactive entertainment industry, its dynamic team of experienced industry professionals is led by Robert Stallibrass who brings nearly 30 years' experience in computer games sales and marketing to the forefront of the business. Excalibur Publishing offers a mix of engaging standalone PC games and simulations such as 2012’s award winning Euro Truck Simulator 2, Farming Simulator Platinum, Police Simulator 2 and Fritz 13 Chess and is no stranger to the UK sales charts. A range of titles can be found at retail stores throughout Europe and all of the major UK retail outlets including PC World, Currys/Dixons, Game, independent stores and online at Amazon and Shopto.net. 

About 1C Company

1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment and educational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal development of 1C includes IL-2 Sturmovik series and Theatre of War series. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles including titles like Rig'n'Roll, Space Rangers, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Faces of War, Men of War series, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Death to Spies, King’s Bounty: The Legend, King’s Bounty: Armored Princess, King’s Bounty: Crossworlds and King’s Bounty: Warriors of the North.  For more information on 1C please go to our website at www.1cpublishing.com


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