Two separate press releases were issued today announcing the (delayed) release dates for the console versions of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel in North America and the UK. The first puts the Xbox 360 version in NA on May 12th:
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel Goes Gold for the Xbox 360While the second puts both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions in the UK on June 5th:
Cary, NC, April 17, 2009 cdv Software Entertainment USA and Ascaron Entertainment are pleased to announce that the action-RPG, Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, has gone gold for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and will be released on May 12, 2009. For more information about Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, please visit http://www.sacred2.com or http://www.cdvusa.com.
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel is a hack-and-slash action-RPG with a rich story that takes place in a gigantic seamless world. This world contains massive dungeons, treacherous opponents and hundreds of challenging quests. Intelligent enemies, which adapt in number and difficulty based on player progress, challenge gamers in heroic single- and multiplayer battles for up four players on next-generation consoles.
About cdv Software Entertainment USA
cdv Software Entertainment USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point and the acclaimed Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including the highly anticipated Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvusa.com.
About Ascaron Entertainment, GmbH
Ascaron Entertainment GmbH is one of the pioneers in the development of computer games. It is also one of the leading developers of computer games in Germany and has been prominent in the sales charts for more than a decade with titles such as Patrician, ANSTOSS, Vermeer, Port Royale, DarkStar One and the original SACRED. Ascaron Entertainment is headquartered in GÃ¼tersloh, Germany, and maintains an office in Potsdam, a development studio in Aachen, Germany, as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Currently, Ascaron Entertainment markets its products in more than 34 countries
SACRED 2 Fallen Angel: console versions reach gold status
Deep Silver announces final release date for PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360 versions
Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, announced that the console versions of SACRED 2 Fallen Angel have reached gold status, and are due for release on 5th June 2009. SACRED 2 Fallen Angel will be released for PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 and the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from MicrosoftÂ®.
Sacred 2 Fallen Angel
SACRED 2 Fallen Angel is a vast, detailed and deeply playable Action RPG. Assuming one of 6 uniquely identifiable characters players will embark on a thrilling story across two intricate campaigns set on the paths of Light and Shadow. SACRED 2 Fallen Angel blends a seamless game world with solo and multiplayer gameplay, packed full of quests, character development, gritty adventure and deadly combat with hordes of deadly enemies.
Ancaria is a world without level boundaries, a world players can freely explore without any loading delays. With its huge attention to detail and high quality graphic style, SACRED 2 Fallen Angel will enchant players from all over the world.
Official game site: www.sacred2.com
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to pros and beginners, children and adults.
Deep Silver has published more than 80 games since 2003, including Anno 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), Gothic 3 (co-published with JoWooD), the successful Secret Files adventure series, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the Chernobyl shooter, the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (co-published with Ascaron), and the Horse Life series of horse simulations. The company's own brands Risen (Xbox 360 and PC), the new role-playing game from the Piranha Bytes team, the urban MMO 7Million, the survival/horror game Cursed Mountain (exclusive on Wii), and the multi-platform action game Ride to Hell are currently being developed. Deep Silver's own production company in Vienna opened in 2007. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and movies on DVD). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Kaspersky Labs, Nero, Cyberlink, PC Tools, Net Nanny, Cakewalk, Gotham New Media, AVG Technologies, Eleco, Mr Site, Braingame, Mindscape, Slitherine, RTL, Blade Interactive etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, and the USA. www.kochmedia.com
General information on ASCARON Entertainment GmbH:
Ascaron Entertainment GmbH is one of the pioneers in the development of computer games. It is also one of the leading developers of computer games in Germany and has been prominent in the sales charts for more than a decade with titles such as Patrician, ANSTOSS, Vermeer, Port Royale, DarkStar One and the original SACRED. Ascaron is headquartered in GÃ¼tersloh, Germany, and maintains an office in Potsdam, a development studio in Aachen, Germany, as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Currently, Ascaron markets its products in more than 34 countries.