OPERATION FLASHPOINT®: DRAGON RISING MULTIPLAYER PC DEMO OUT NOW!

Wednesday 18th November/... Experience the most immersive tactical shooter of the year as Codemasters® launched the Operation Flashpoint®: Dragon Rising PC demo today. Information on how to download the demo and play the first full mission,‘Dragon Rising’, are available at www.flashpointgame.com in the‘Public Affairs’ section. The critically acclaimed Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is in stores now for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system and PC.

Codemasters also revealed today that a range of exclusive Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising premium avatar items will be available soon from Xbox LIVE Marketplace® for the Xbox® 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®. Players can customise their avatars with a range of Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising and military themed clothing, from t-shirts and baseball caps to camo suits and Special Forces tactical clothing. Items are priced from 80 Microsoft Points.

In the Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising PC demo, gamers take on the first full mission,‘Dragon Rising’, in single player or co-operative multiplayer. As part of a Special Forces squad inserting behind Chinese PLA lines, players must eliminate a strategically critical radar station and missile sites to allow the USS Iwo Jima, carrying the main USMC battalion, to safely approach the island of Skira. Gamers experience Operation Flashpoint’s uniquely tactical combat, achieving their objectives on their own initiative, deploying realistic weaponry and engaging advanced AI who act and react in real time using authentic tactics. Players can take on the mission in a range of difficulty modes, including Hardcore where HUD visual aids are stripped out for the ultimate test of their combat skills.

Complete with 4-player online co-operative play throughout the campaign and individual multiplayer Fire Team Engagements, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising delivers the lethality, tension and adrenaline of real war like never before. Target www.flashpoingame.com to see details on how to download the demo and get the latest screens, updates and videos for the game. Gamers can also join the troops on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/flashpointgame or follow on Twitter http://twitter.com/flashpointgame. Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is in stores now for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system and PC.

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