Stronghold 3: Gold Edition for Mac Detailed, Features Cross-Platform Play

London , UK23 rd May, 2012 – Firefly Studios and 7Sixty have confirmed that the Mac version of Stronghold 3: Gold Edition will be available on 25 May 2012. The Mac version of Stronghold 3: Gold Edition has been developed by Mac specialists Virtual Programming, it will feature all the content contained in its PC counterpart alongside cross-platform multiplayer with PC users.

Stronghold 3: Gold Edition mixes fast-paced real-time strategy, village sim gameplay and dramatic castle sieges with hundreds of enemies on screen at once. A keep full of fantastic features include realistic physics, intricate castle and village design, story-driven gameplay and multiplayer combat. The new Gold Edition features all the extra content and tweaks added to Stronghold 3 since release. This includes 3 core campaigns (including the new Blackstaff Campaign), 4 multiplayer modes (including the new Coronation mode) and a free build sandbox mode! Stronghold 3: Gold Edition will also unlock all 12 historical sieges, previously only available through special editions of the game.

Set during the events of Stronghold 3’s military campaign, Blackstaff is an all-new single player campaign, following Thomas Blackstaff as he hunts down the three escaped sons of The Rat. Your journey will take you across the sea to your former home on Greyshore Island and pit you against the evil Brotherhood, who in your youth forced you into exile.

More information on Stronghold 3 and Virtual Programming can be found at www.stronghold3.com and www.vpltd.com. Virtual Programming can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/virtualprog and on Twitter @virtualprog.

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About 7sixty

Formed in 2011 to meet the demands of today’s consumers for high quality and innovative titles, 7sixty is working with talented developers to provide players with unique and enjoyable experiences on a range of formats, including consoles, home computers, smart phones and tablets. Each title will have a clear digital road-map that aims to expand their longevity, consumer reach and community interaction. 7sixty has offices in Grapevine, Texas and Leicester, UK.

About Virtual Programming

Virtual Programming, Ltd. publishes many of the most exciting games available today for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPod touch. The company develops unique properties and works with some of the top developers around the world to bring gamers of all types top-quality entertainment. Its digital download service, Deliver2Mac, serves content to hungry players 24 hours a day, while the iTunes App Store offers its best-selling games and other apps for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

About Firefly Studios

Firefly Studios is an independent PC game developer specialising in real-time strategy and MMO titles. Formed in 1999 by Simon Bradbury and Eric Ouellette, the company has brought to market a number of high profile and commercially successful strategy games, including the Stronghold series with lifetime sales of over five million. Firefly has offices in the UK and US. For more information please visit their website at www.fireflyworlds.com or follow @fireflyworlds on Twitter.

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