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WWII XBox game now features downloadable content

"IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey" lands on XBox Live, Playstation Network
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October 25, 2009 - AGOURA HILLS, Calif. -  Like war games? Downloadable content for critically acclaimed WWII aerial combat game"IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey" is now available on Xbox LIVE on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and on the PlayStationNetwork for Playstation3.

The update gives players six more single-player missions across the existing six theatres of war featured in one of the most authentic flight combat games for next-gen consoles. Players can also jump into the cockpit of a brand new plane, the American P47D. The pack is set at 400 MS points for the Xbox 360™ and $4.99 for the PlayStation Network.

"IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds Of Prey" is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB, and is published by 505 Games in collaboration with 1C Company. The game is now available for Xbox 360 and Playstation3 at major retailers nationwide for an MSRP of $49.99.

Based around large-scale aerial combat over the ground-based military operations of World War II, players participate in the most famous confrontations of the era piloting fighters, battle planes or heavy bombers across a range of missions in "IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey". There are six theatres of war in which to engage - The Battle of Britain, Stalingrad, Berlin, Sicily, the Battle of the Bulge and Korsun - representing the main airborne battles of World War II in Europe.

Taking environmental and landscape visuals to new heights by incorporating satellite technology, IL-2 also boasts a tangible damage effects engine. Players will see real-time damage to aircraft such as holes in the wings and trail lines during dogfights. IL-2 will support up to 16 players in multiplayer aerial combat set across four scenarios - Dogfight, Team Battle, Strike and Capture the Airfield.

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