Starting today, if you hop onto your gaming platform of choice (Xbox 360, PS3, or PC), you’ll be able to download the Aliens vs. Predator Multiplayer Demo.
You’ll be able to play as a Colonial Marine, Alien, and Predator in a multiplayer deathmatch mode. The full game will launch on February 16th stateside and February 19th in Europe.
February 3, 2010 - SAN FRANCISCO AND LONDON - SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. can today reveal that an online multiplayer demo will be released for the upcoming FPS action sci-fi title, Aliens vs Predator. The demo will be released simultaneously on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and STEAM on February 4th.
The multiplayer demo will allow gamers the chance to play as all three species – the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien – and pitch their skills against each other in Deathmatch mode on one of the game's multiplayer maps.
"For FPS fans that are getting burnt out on the same formula of guns and grenades, we are excited to bring a completely unique experience with Aliens vs Predator. Whether you like to hunt your prey as a Predator, become the stuff of nightmares as the Alien or battle against all odds as a Colonial Marine, this game has something for all fans." said Sean Ratcliffe, VP of Marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "The demo will allow gamers to get a taste of what it's like to step in the shoes of some of the most iconic movie characters of all time."
"Multiplayer was a huge part of our original AVP game back in 1999, and we've kept the spirit of that classic experience in creating the multiplayer for our new Aliens vs Predator." said Jason Kingsley, CEO and Creative Director at Rebellion. "With the demo now gamers can get to grips with each of the three iconic species so they can hone their skills and be ready for when the game launches and battle commences."
Aliens vs Predator allows players to take the role of each of the three infamous species; the Colonial Marine, the Predator and the Alien. Each of the three species has its very own distinct story-driven single-player campaign mode that interweaves with the campaigns of the other two species.
Aliens vs Predator also features unique 3-way online multiplayer, giving gamers the chance to pit the three species against each other in the ultimate battle for survival and for the right to be crowned the deadliest species. Aliens vs Predator has seven multiplayer modes in total: Infestation, Survivor, Predator Hunt, Domination, Deathmatch, Species Deathmatch and Mix Species Deathmatch.
Aliens vs Predator is set to be released on Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows on February 16th in North America and February 19th in Europe.
For more information please visit www.sega.com/avp.