LONDON, UK - 6th October, 2006 - Kicking off the countdown to the game's release, Ubisoft announced today that the single player playable demo of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft will be made available to consumers. The Xbox 360 demo will be available on the European Xbox Live Marketplace on 23rd October, 2006.
The single player demo features part of the "Dante's Casino" level of the single player mission. Players will Observe, Plan and Assault (O.P.A.) their way through the Gothic-themed casino that is under construction and believed to be a hideout for the terrorist leaders.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas will ship worldwide this Autumn 2006 on Xbox 360, Games for Windows and the PlayStationÒ Portable (PSP) while the PlayStation®3 will be available at European launch.
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About Xbox and Xbox 360
Microsoft revolutionized the gaming industry with the November 2001 launch of Xbox ( http://www.xbox.com), its first-generation video game and entertainment system, now sold in 26 countries. Microsoft introduced its next-generation system, Xbox 360, in the 2005 holiday season in Europe, Japan and North America, and launched the system in Australia, Colombia, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan in 2006. Xbox 360 ( http://www.xbox.com/xbox360) is the most powerful video game and entertainment system, delivering the best games, the next generation of the premier Xbox Live online gaming service, and unique digital entertainment experiences that revolve around gamers.
About Games for Windows
Microsoft Windows is the most popular operating system in the world for games, delivering the widest range of titles, the most gaming hardware choices, and advanced gaming technology for players of all types. With Windows as the cornerstone, the Games for Windows platform offers publishers and gamers the most enjoyable and innovative gaming experiences available on a PC. More information can be found online at http://www.gamesforwindows.com.
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