The battle for earth rages on as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that the Transformers(TM): Revenge of the Fallen Character and Map Pack Plus is available now for download on Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system. The massive content pack will include eleven playable characters, three all-new maps for online multiplayer game modes, and a brand new “Expert” difficulty setting for the single player campaigns.
Megan Fox, one of Hollywood’s most sought after young actresses and star of both the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen movie and video game, will be on Xbox LIVE(R) online entertainment network on Saturday, August 29 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time to challenge fans in multiplayer matches using the new content.
Fans of the original TRANSFORMERS television series can take a trip down memory lane, as new characters include “Generation One” versions of OPTIMUS PRIME, MEGATRON, STARSCREAM and SUNSTORM, while fans of the blockbuster movies will be excited by the additions of SOUNDWAVE, SIDESWIPE, JAZZ and JETFIRE. In addition, new skins are available for fan-favorite characters including Stealth Colors BUMBLEBEE, “Generation One” Colors RATCHET and “Generation One” Colors SIDESWIPE. All characters can be used in both the single player campaign and multiplayer modes, with the exception of JETFIRE, who is only available in multiplayer.
Additionally, three new multiplayer maps extend the diverse set of battlefields on which players can battle with or against their friends. Courtyard is set on the U.S. east coast, where players battle in a metropolitan setting surrounded by open skies and tall skyscrapers. Hillside takes players to the urban backdrop of Cairo, where players will fight in the war-torn streets and alleyways of a ruined cityscape. Sandstorm transports players to yet another section of Cairo, populated with low buildings and wide-open regions perfect for instantaneous, frenetic action.
For players who have mastered the single-player campaigns, the new “Expert” difficulty mode tests players’ skills with more difficult enemies and a whole new set of time challenges, along with corresponding leaderboards. This exciting downloadable content pack also features new Xbox 360 Achievements and PLAYSTATION 3 Trophies.
The Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Character and Map Pack Plus is currently available on Xbox LIVE(R) Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 800 Microsoft Points and in the PlayStation(R)Store for the PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system for $9.99.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is rated “T” (Teen – Mild Language, Violence) by the ESRB. For more information on the game, visit www.TransformersGame.com.