Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel Ship Date Announced

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Highly Anticipated Console Game to Hit Shelves on January 13th

IRVINE, CA - (December 18, 2003) - Interplay Entertainment Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: IPLY) and Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) announced today that Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel will ship to retail on January 13, 2004. The action-adventure game will be available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft.

In this gritty 3rd person game, players are transported back into the post-apocalyptic wasteland of the highly acclaimed and successful Fallout PC franchise. Up to two players can utilize a combination of intense combat strategies integrating melee, ranged weapons and explosives to assume membership in the Brotherhood of Steel - a group of warriors determined to bring their own sense of order to a post apocalyptic nuked-out wasteland. Challenged by hordes of ghouls, mutants and other radioactive nightmares, players must fulfill the daunting task of defeating the mutant army in hopes of restoring humanity in a nearly unlivable universe. Welcome to the wasteland!

Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel will be available at retail on January 13, 2004 with a suggested retail price of $49.95 and an ESRB "Mature" rating. For more information on Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel visit the website at www.interplay.com/fbos.

About Interplay

Interplay Entertainment Corp. is a worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for both core gamers and the mass market. Founded in 1983, Interplay currently balances its development efforts by publishing for PCs as well as current generation video game consoles. Interplay releases products through Black Isle Studios, Interplay and its distribution partners. The company's common stock is publicly traded under the symbol IPLY. For more information about Interplay please visit our website at www.interplay.com.

About Vivendi Universal Games

Headquartered in New York, Vivendi Universal Games (www.vugames.com) is a global leader in multi-platform interactive entertainment. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive products across all major platforms including PCs, video game consoles and the Internet. Vivendi Universal Games' portfolio of development studios and publishing labels includes Black Label Games, Blizzard Entertainment, Coktel, Fox Interactive, Knowledge Adventure, Sierra Entertainment and Universal Interactive. Additionally, Vivendi Universal Games co-publishes and/or distributes titles for a number of strategic partners, including Interplay, inXile entertainment, Majesco and Mythic Entertainment, among others.