2K and Firaxis Games Pilot Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol™ onto iOS Today

  2K and Firaxis Games Pilot Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol™ onto iOS Today

Fans around the globe can become a WWI Ace as they take to the skies with the
           legendary designer’s first strategic aerial combat game

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Business Wire

NEW YORK -- May 09, 2013

2K and Firaxis Games, the critically acclaimed studio responsible for the
award-winning XCOM®: Enemy Unknown* and Sid Meier’s Civilization® series, are
excited to announce the launch of Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol™  today for iPhone
and iPad.

From the legendary game designer himself, Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol is a new
mobile strategy game based on WWI air combat that allows players to relive
history as they pilot the skies in defense of their base camp and allies.
Challenging gamers to embrace their inner military aviator, Sid Meier’s Ace
Patrol invites players to lead a team of Aces through various campaigns across
Europe as they simultaneously upgrade skills, improve aircraft, and much more.

“2K’s critically acclaimed triple-A game design experience is being brought to
bear on the burgeoning mobile market,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of
2K. “Sid Meier is a gaming legend with a strong pedigree of groundbreaking
strategy and simulation titles and his latest creation, Ace Patrol, sets a new
watermark for mobile game design.”

“Our teams at Firaxis Games have jumped at the opportunity to develop mobile
titles, myself included,” added Sid Meier, director of creative development
for Firaxis and lead programmer on Ace Patrol. “Our passion for great game
design is fueled by the opportunity to have such an enormous audience of
mobile gamers experience high-quality strategy titles like Ace Patrol, Haunted
Hollow and XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS.”

Whether a Sid Meier enthusiast, dogfighter and/or WWI aficionado, players are
sure to find Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol a high-quality strategy game that is fun,
innovative, and true to Firaxis’ tactical core.

Key Features Include:

-   Piloting a selection of 30 vintage and historical WWI aircrafts through
      more than 120 missions;
-     Building out a team of Aces that each offer a special skill set to
      expand gameplay options;
-     Upgrading and promoting the top fighter pilots throughout the course of
      the campaign;
-     Playing Turn-based Single-Player, Two-Player Hot-Pad or Asynchronous
      Multiplayer through Game Center.

Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol is now available to download for free from the App
Store on iOS devices worldwide. For more information, please visit the App
Store or visit our forums, here.

*XCOM: Enemy Unknown was named Game of the Year 2012 by GameTrailers,
GiantBomb, Kotaku, and MTV Multiplayer.

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Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally
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in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action,
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has some of the most talented development studios in the world today,
including Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Irrational Games, 2K Marin, 2K
Australia, 2K Czech, Cat Daddy Games and 2K China. 2K’s stable of high quality
titles includes the critically acclaimed BioShock®, Borderlands™ and XCOM®
franchises, the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization series, the popular WWE 2K
franchise and NBA 2K, the #1 rated and #1 selling basketball franchise**. 2K
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**According to 2008 - 2013Metacritic.com and TheNPD Group estimates of U.S.
retail video game sales through March 2013.

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About Firaxis Games

Firaxis Games™ is one of the world’s premier game development studios, and
home of legendary designer Sid Meier. Firaxis has developed some of the most
successful and award-winning computer and video games on the market today
including: the award winning Sid Meier’s Civilization® V for the PC, as well
as the critically acclaimed expansion pack, Sid Meier’s Civilization® V: Gods
and Kings, Sid Meier’s Civilization® Revolution™ for console, iPhone®, iPod
touch®, iPad® and Nintendo DS, 2005 PC Game of the Year - Sid Meier’s
Civilization IV®, the expansions Civilization IV: Warlords®, Civilization IV:
Beyond The Sword™, and Civilization IV: Colonization™, the blockbuster Sid
Meier’s Civilization® III series, Sid Meier’s Pirates!® (PC, Xbox® and PSP®
(PlayStation®Portable) system), Sid Meier’s SimGolf™ and Sid Meier’s
Railroads!™. Firaxis legacy titles include the Sid Meier's Civil War Series!™
(Gettysburg!, Antietam!, and South Mountain), and the Sid Meier’s Alpha
Centauri® series. In 2005, Firaxis Games was acquired by Take-Two Interactive
Software, Inc., joining its 2K publishing label. The company has just released
XCOM®: Enemy Unknown for Windows PC, the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment
system to much critical acclaim.

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