CAPCOM®'S LOST PLANET™: EXTREME CONDITION LANDS ON PC
PC Version to Feature Enhanced Graphics and Technology
SAN MATEO, Calif - April 13, 2007 - Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, the riveting sci-fi action shooter, is being developed for PC. The game is currently available on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and has already shipped more than one million units worldwide. Lost Planet for PC is rated T for Teen by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and will be available in June for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
"With the resurgence of the PC gaming market, it was a natural decision for us to deliver the Lost Planet experience to gamers on this platform," said Jack Symon, director, brand marketing, Capcom Entertainment. "By employing the latest and greatest technology available, the development team is able to tailor the game for this highly important audience."
Combining a gripping single player campaign and intense multiplayer modes with support for up to 16 players online, Lost Planet is an epic gaming masterpiece. Enormous world maps unfold as players battle hostile creatures in blistering weather conditions across vast snow fields and blazing volcanic areas either on foot or in armed, robotic Vital Suits.
The PC version will feature enhanced graphics and effects to optimize the realistic presentation and explosive action in the game, including better shadows and more detailed textures, as well as higher monitor resolutions. In addition, the game will include a new lobby interface that has been adapted for the system. Players will have the option to play either using a mouse and keyboard or a gamepad controller. Capcom will also partner with NVIDIA® on their "The Way It's Meant To Be Played" program to showcase the incredible gaming experience that consumers can expect with a PC equipped with the latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics processors.
For more information on Lost Planet, please visit the official site at http://www.lostplanet-thegame.com or join the growing community of fans at http://www.lostplanetcommunity.com.