Rise from Rebel to Ruler with“Fable III” for Windows, Available Today

Greetings!

For PC fans, the journey of a lifetime starts today as Microsoft Game Studios and Lionhead Studios proudly announce the launch of“Fable III” for Windows, available May 20,2011, digitally through Games for Windows Marketplace and Steam, and at retailers for£34.99.

Storytelling comes to life as“Fable III” for Windows puts gamers in an epic journey that will see them rise from a revolutionary to ruler and beyond. Action- adventure seeking fans can expect the same great content found in the Xbox 360 version, such as a sleek 3-D interface and world map that comes to life before their eyes; dynamic single-player and cooperative modes; and characters voiced by Hollywood’s brightest stars, including John Cleese, Simon Pegg, Michael Fassbender, and Academy Award winner Sir Ben Kingsley– all wrapped up in a riveting narrative that will test the boundaries of morality.

The Windows version of“Fable III” comes packed with extra goodies for PC fans, including the addition of a new and  more challenging“Hardcore” mode, all in-game content and quests from the Xbox 360 Limited Collector’s Edition, full 3-D functionality*, and access to both“Fable III” game add-ons,“Traitors Keep” and“Understone Quest Pack.”

With absolute power to do what you want, when you want, what kind of ruler will you be?

-ENDS-

*In order to take advantage of the 3-D functionality you will need a NVIDIA 3D vision kit, a 120Hz+ 3D Vision ready display, a compatible NVIDIA graphics card and a PC with Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7.  In addition you will need these minimum system requirements. Specific details can be found here: www.nvidia.com/object/3d-vision-requirements.

For more information about“Fable III,” visit: http://lionhead.com/Fable/FableIII .

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