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Destroyer Command Is Gold

by Thomas on Feb. 11, 2002 @ 10:24 p.m. PST

Ubi Soft Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, today announced that Destroyer Command, its highly anticipated World War II naval combat simulation, has gone gold. The title is expected to ship to retail shelves in two weeks with an MSRP of $39.99.

Destroyer Command is a 3D naval combat simulation that gives you command of a WWII era destroyer in the US Navy in either the Atlantic or Pacific Theaters. You can advance to command a division of destroyers, participating in a variety of naval actions against Axis forces. Destroyer Command is a complete naval combat experience offering interaction with enemies on land, sea and in the air as you stalk U-boats, swat Kamikaze planes, escort convoys, blast enemy ships in surface actions and pound the beaches in support of infantry landings.

"One of the most unique features of Destroyer Command is the ability to play against owners of the WWII German U-Boat title, Silent Hunter II, via Internet or LAN," said Carl C. Norman, executive producer for Ubi Soft Entertainment. "This is a first in computer gaming, allowing players of two different products to compete against each other on the same virtual battlefield, further enhancing the Destroyer Command experience and fully immersing the player in the game."

Destroyer Command Features:
Cooperative and head-to-head multiplayer options with other Destroyer Command players
Interoperability with Silent Hunter II for the ultimate in head-to-head naval combat
Realistic modeling of the ocean environment, ship motion, and weapons systems
Modeling of aircraft and their behavior. Aircraft will attack the player's ships and will be vulnerable to antiaircraft fire
Detailed presentation of ship's stations allowing access to all of the ship's systems
A variety of powerful weapons ranging from torpedoes, 20 and 40mm guns, depth charges, and a 5 inch main battery of guns
Historical missions taken from actual World War II naval battles


Minimum System Requirements:

Windows® 95C/98/Me
266 MHz Pentium II or faster required (Pentium II 600 recommended)
700MB free hard drive space
DirectX 8 required (included on the CD)
64MB RAM or greater
8X CD-ROM required
3D Video Card with 16 MB RAM (32 MB or higher recommended)
Direct Sound compliant sound card
Internet or LAN connection for multiplayer
Quicktime 4.0 or later (included on the CD)

About Ubi Soft® Entertainment

Ubi Soft Entertainment is a global producer, publisher and international distributor of interactive entertainment products. A leading company in the industry, Ubi Soft's strong and diversified lineup has grown considerably over the past couple of years. As well as developing original properties, Ubi Soft has also steadfastly partnered with several high-profile companies and is dedicated to delivering consumers quality videogame titles while offering blockbuster franchises. Founded in 1986, the company has offices in 20 countries including the United States, Canada, France, Germany and China and sells its products in a total of 52 countries. For more information about Ubi Soft, please visit http://www.ubi.com.

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