Outfit X360 Demo Released

Outfit X360 Demo Released Outfit X360 Demo Released

THQ Inc. announced that to promote the upcoming launch of The Outfit, created by Relic Entertainment, the company is offering the first pre-launch online multiplayer demo for the Xbox 360. The demo, available on Xbox Live online game service free of charge, will allow consumers to experience one of The Outfit's intense multiplayer maps with up to eight people battling it out online over Xbox Live. Gamers can also download the multiplayer demo to their X360 and go head-to-head with a friend via Split Screen. The Outfit, a WWII squad-based combat game, is scheduled to release for Xbox 360 on Tuesday, March 14, with a suggested retail price of USD 59.99.

In addition, THQ and Relic Entertainment announced plans to develop and release downloadable content to The Outfit players post launch, utilizing the full potential of the Xbox Live Marketplace. The content, which will include a series of multiplayer map-packs, will allow gamers to continuously extend their entertainment experience. New multiplayer map-packs are scheduled to be release periodically over the next 12 months.

More than 50 percent of Xbox 360 owners are playing games on Xbox Live and we expect online gaming to be a major factor in the next generation console cycle, both in terms of game content and publisher revenue, said Kelly Flock, executive vice president, Worldwide Publishing, THQ.

The Outfit Multiplayer Demo will provide Xbox 360 gamers with a sample of the intense multiplayer experience available in The Outfit - with up to eight players battling it out to secure command points and strategic objectives throughout the map. Players will choose their side (Axis or Allies) - then choose between three playable squad leaders - each with their own skills and abilities, working together with other team-mates to win the match. In addition to a variety of playable squad leaders, The Outfit Multiplayer Demo includes the game's unique Destruction on DemandTM feature - enabling players to call in reinforcements ranging from troops, tanks, guns and heavy artillery to air-strikes - into the battle to instantly increase their firepower.

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