Fri, May 29, 2009 | 20:59 BST
Wolfenstein 3D heading to PSN and XBL next week
Activision and id Software announced today that Wolfenstein 3D will be available for download June 3 on Xbox Live and June 4 on PSN.
It’s the full thing featuring all six episodes spanning 60 levels.
No word on price, but we’ll let you know when it gets one.
Press release follows the break.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Activision Publishing (Nasdaq: ATVI – News) and id Software announced today the legendary first-person action title, the original Wolfenstein 3D® will be available for download on June 3 on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and June 4 on PLAYSTATION®Network for PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3(TM)). The famed title that created an entire video game genre, Wolfenstein 3D offers players a chance to experience the intensity of escaping from Castle Wolfenstein all over again. Classic enemies like Hans Grosse and Mecha-Hitler await players in the six episodes that span 60 levels. Wolfenstein 3D is rated M by the ESRB for Animated Blood and Gore and Animated Violence.
Gamers taking the challenge to defeat the twisted Nazi regime also will earn accolades and be awarded gold for customizable weapon upgrades in id Software’s all new, Wolfenstein(TM). The newest addition to the famed blockbuster franchise, Wolfenstein is scheduled to be on store shelves on August 4 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC and is rated M by the ESRB for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Language.
About id Software
id – defined by Freud as the primal section of the human psyche; id Software, located in Mesquite, Texas, was founded in 1991. From inception to present day, id Software has relentlessly provided technical, design and artistic leadership as an independent game developer and technology provider. Transcending the games industry, id’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. More information on id Software can be found at www.idsoftware.com.
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.
Activision Publishing maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands and Australia. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company’s website, www.activision.com.