LONDON, UK - 4th October, 2005 - Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announces Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® 4 (working title), the next masterpiece in the Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® series. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® 4 will be available in spring 2006 for current and next generation consoles as well as PC.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® 4 will thrust players into a new breed of game play that promises to innovate and revolutionize the Splinter Cell® franchise. Ubisoft is taking the saga of Sam Fisher into entirely new territory, expanding the story and depth of his character.
Games in the Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® series have garnered some of the industry's most prestigious awards and outstanding reviews, including Best Action/Adventure Game of the Year at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in 2002 and 2004, The Academy of Interactive Arts and Science's Action/Adventure Game of the Year Award, (Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora TomorrowTM) and the highest review score ever from Official Xbox Magazine (U.S.) for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM, a 9.9 out of 10.
"Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM received record-setting reviews and countless awards," said Yves Guillemot, president and CEO of Ubisoft. "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® 4 will be even more thrilling and heart-pounding than its ground-breaking predecessors. This new version will both enrich the gaming experience on current consoles and take full advantage of the capacities of next-generation consoles to deliver players the most fabulous gaming experience ever."
The Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® video game franchise has sold more than 12.5 million copies worldwide since the first game launched in 2002.
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About Tom Clancy:
With over 80 million books sold, Tom Clancy is arguably the world's most recognized author. His works include fiction such as The Hunt for Red October, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears, Rainbow Six, Without Remorse and The Teeth of the Tiger. Clancy also writes nonfiction works about weapons and various military units. Four of his books have already been adapted into highly successful feature films.
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