Skip to main content
If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Banzai! The Zeroes Take Off in a New Expansion for Pacific Fighters

X1 Software’s 320+ Mission Expansion for Pacific Fighters Now Available!

For Immediate Release

Staten Island, NY, May 11th, 2005 - Matrix Games ( and X1 Software ( announced today that Banzai!, their newest IL-2 SturmovikTM series expansion (for Pacific FightersTM), is now available for purchase from the Matrix Games store. The game is available either as a digital download or you can have a boxed game shipped to your door. All purchases can be made directly from the Matrix Games website. Banzai! requires that Pacific FightersTM be installed to function. See below for details.

Banzai! takes you to the Pacific Rim with style. Fly famous aircraft such as the A6M Zero and the Corsair as you engage the enemy over land and sea. You'll be charged with the tasks of taking out enemy ships, defending your fleet, and strafing land targets! You can fly for the United States, Australia, or Japan in over 320 hand-made missions! Best of all, with over 100 multiplayer missions and a dedicated server from X1 Software you'll never be alone in the sky.

Banzai! is an expansion for Pacific FightersTM and requires Pacific FightersTM to operate. IL-2 SturmovikTM and Pacific FightersTM are registered trademarks of Ubisoft. Banzai! is not officially produced or endorsed by Ubisoft or any other third party. To find out more about Pacific Fighters visit To learn more about Banzai! from Matrix Games visit


X1 Software appeared on the gaming scene in 2003, with its highly successful Operation Barbarossa expansion for the IL-2 Sturmovik series. This line of great add-ons continues with Case Blue and The Last Days, the next two expansions for IL-2 Sturmovik. Fans of this flight sim series recognize these unofficial add-ons for the incredible depth and variety of additional gameplay they provide, from dynamic campaigns to thousands of new missions and hundreds of new historical aircraft skins. For more information, please visit


Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2000, Matrix Games has published several award-winning games, including Highway to the Reich, Starships Unlimited, Uncommon Valor and Korsun Pocket. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at

Press Contact:

Joseph Lieberman

Matrix Games

GamesIndustry International avatar

GamesIndustry International


GamesIndustry International is the world's leading games industry website, incorporating and