Sega are announcing that a demo of Aliens vs Predator will be released on Xbox Live, PSN and Steam tomorrow. The demo will feature multiplayer deatchmatch, where you will control either Marines, Alien or the Predator. The game will be released on the 19th and two trailers and screenshots are available inside.
Sega press release:
LONDON AND SAN FRANCISCO (3rd February 2010) – SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. can today reveal that an online multiplayer demo will be released for the upcoming FPS action sci-fi title, Aliens vs Predator. The demo will be released simultaneously on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and STEAM on 4th February.
The multiplayer demo will allow gamers the chance to play as all three species – the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien – and pitch their skills against each other in Deathmatch mode on Refinery, one of the game’s multiplayer maps.
“The team at Rebellion has created a truly immersive multiplayer experience with three completely different and compelling playable species. We believe that Aliens vs Predator offers gamers a unique alternative to the current FPS multiplayer games on the market, and sets a precedent for the evolution of multiplayer gaming in the genre,” said Gary Knight, European Marketing Director of SEGA Europe.
“Multiplayer was a huge part of our original AVP game back in 1999, and we’ve kept the spirit of that classic experience in creating the multiplayer for our new Aliens vs Predator. With the demo now gamers can get to grips with each of the three iconic species so they can hone their skills and be ready for when the game launches and battle commences,” said Jason Kingsley, CEO and Creative Director of Rebellion.
Aliens vs Predator allows players to take the role of each of the three infamous species; the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien. Each of the three species has its very own distinct story-driven single-player campaign mode that interweaves with the campaigns of the other two species.
Aliens vs Predator also features unique 3-way online multiplayer, giving gamers the chance to pit the three species against each other in the ultimate battle for survival and for the right to be crowned the deadliest species. Aliens vs Predator has seven multiplayer modes in total: Infestation, Survivor, Predator Hunt, Domination, Deathmatch, Species Deathmatch and Mix Species Deathmatch.
Aliens vs Predator is set to be released on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows on February 16th in America and February 19th in Europe.
For more information please visit www.sega.com/avp.
@Moonwalker: Do you not own a gaming PC? (2 minutes ago)
@Moonwalker: reports from both official (MS) and unofficial (Shinobi602) sources say it's shaping up very nicely. (10 minutes ago)
@GriftGFX: I'm sure we'll find out how the game has turned out during E3. Guess I was mistaken. I thought the team behind Crackdown 1 did it. (12 minutes ago)
So yeah I could have chosen to buy a PS4 this year, but I still have enough games to finish on my X1. So I'll get one next year. No rush. (13 minutes ago)
Hiring experience does not make an established developer. (14 minutes ago)
not too bad. On top of that come the third party games. Plenty reason for me to get one. (14 minutes ago)
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