Ubisoft announced Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood last night and said that in terms of story, the game will be a prequel.
"Call of Juarez was well received by gamers and critics,” said John Parkes, Marketing Director at Ubisoft EMEA.
"We’re confident this new collaboration with Techland will bring an even bigger and better adventure to fans of shooters and the lawless Wild West."
Bound in Blood will be released for PC, 360 and PS3 at some point this year.
Full release after the break.
By Mike Bowden
UBISOFT® ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF CALL OF JUAREZ™: BOUND IN BLOOD
New Game is a Prequel to the Successful Wild West Shooter
UK, London – January 13th, 2009 – Today Ubisoft announced that it will publish Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC in 2009. Ubisoft is again teaming with Techland to develop Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, a prequel to the action shooter Call of Juarez™.
“Call of Juarez was well received by gamers and critics,” said John Parkes, Marketing Director at Ubisoft EMEA. “We’re confident this new collaboration with Techland will bring an even bigger and better adventure to fans of shooters and the lawless Wild West.”
Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood transports players from a ravaged Civil War-era Georgia to the Aztec ruins of Mexico. In the wildest West ever depicted, players can embody both McCall brothers in an intense storyline full of greed, lust and lawlessness.
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Techland is a leading Polish developer, publisher and distributor of PC and next-gen console games since 1997. Its proprietary Chrome Engine 4 technology is among the world's most advanced game engines, with Xbox 360, PC and PLAYSTATION 3 compatibility and full DX10.1 support. With a staff of over 100 in development office in Wroclaw, Poland, Techland is committed to delivering top-quality titles for worldwide markets. Currently the company is working on several high-profile titles including Dead Island and a prequel to the successful Wild West FPP shooter Call of Juarez.
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