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Sid Meier's Pirates!

Mac version launches on August 29th.

DATE: Thursday, July 31, 2008

Feral Interactive has today announced Friday, August 29th as the release date for the Mac version of Sid Meier’s Pirates!®, the best-selling adventure game developed by 2K Games’ world-renowned game studio Firaxis Games™.

Based on Sid Meier’s masterpiece, Sid Meier’s Pirates! invites you to live the life of a 17th century Caribbean pirate captain in this epic, open-ended seafaring adventure. Face down dogged enemies, duel enemy captains, woo fair maidens and raise the Jolly Roger high above the seven seas in pursuit of glory and riches.

"Feral Interactive is thrilled to release Sid Meier’s Pirates!,” said Feral Interactive’s David Stephen. “Its universal appeal and wonderful gameplay makes it the perfect launch title for the Feral Legends series.”

Feral Legends is a new label of Macintosh games being launched under the Feral brand. Legends will be top quality, older titles previously un-released on the Mac. They will run on all Intel Macs including MacBooks and be sold at mid-price.

The game will retail in North America for US $29.95, £19.95 (inc VAT) in the UK and €24.95 (inc VAT) throughout Europe. It is currently available to pre-order from Feral's online store ( http://www.feralinteractive.com/?section=buy&language=english).

Minimum system requirements call for a 1.2GHz PowerPC or Intel Mac, 512MB RAM, 64MB graphics card and Mac OS X v10.4 or later. The game runs on all Intel-based Macs including MacBooks.

More details and selected trailers of the game are now available at: http://feralinteractive.com/game/pirates

EDITORS: Screenshots, logos and other essentials graphics and multimedia tools for Sid Meier’s Pirates! can be found online in the Feral Press Area ( http://press.feral.co.uk/). Please use your assigned login recently provided to you. If you do not have a login, please contact Brad Gibson, Feral Marketing/PR Manager, at bgibson@feralinteractive.com.

About Feral Interactive

Feral interactive is a leading publisher of games for Macintosh platform founded in 1996; based in London England. It is responsible for such Macintosh hits as Black & White, Colin McRae Rally Mac, Lego Star Wars II and Tomb Raider Anniversary.


Brad Gibson at bgibson@feralinteractive.com

44 776 597 0504

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