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European Killzone 2 pre-orders reach 1.1 million

Demo for anticipated shooter to hit PSN today

Sony has said that pre-orders of PlayStation 3 exclusive Killzone 2 have reached over 1.1 million units in Europe.

President of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, David Reeves, revealed the numbers in an interview with The Guardian. The game is released in the UK and Europe February 27 and has been picking up enthusiastic reviews from the specialist games press.

Sony is also releasing a PlayStation 3 bundle, which includes a 80GB console and a copy of the game, with Play.com offering a free Killzone 2 theme.

The demo for the game will be released in Europe via the PlayStation Network today.

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