PACKAGES AND PRICING
Unreal Tournament 2004 will ship for Holiday 2003 on PC CD-ROM with a suggested retail price of $39.99. The game will include new maps, modes, characters, weapons, technology and a redesigned interface while also including all of the content - including the free downloadable mission packs from Epic and Digital Extremes - from Unreal Tournament 2003. Unreal Tournament 2004 will mark the return of the fan-favorite Assault mode, the introduction of vehicles and the all new "Onslaught" mode, a team-based challenge across massive battlefields where players face off in a war to destroy and capture the opposing team's power nodes.
A Special Edition package will also be available for Holiday for a suggested price of $59.95. Unreal Tournament 2004 DVD Special Edition will ship as a double-DVD set - disc one will include all of the game content while disc 2 will include more than 150 hours of Video Training Modules (VTMs) from 3D Buzz that will teach fans and amateur mod makers how to use the Unreal Editor to create custom game content. Unreal Tournament 2004 DVD Special Edition will come in a limited edition metal box and will contain a
Logitech Internet Chat Headset for use with the game's exclusive voice over IP (voice chat) technology, as well as an Unreal window sticker.
Owners of Unreal Tournament 2003 will be entitled to a $10 rebate on the purchase of Unreal Tournament 2004. The rebate will apply to both the standard game and the DVD Special Edition. Owners of Unreal Tournament 2003 will be required to submit a proof of purchase for Unreal Tournament 2003 along with a voucher and receipt from Unreal Tournament 2004 in order to receive the rebate.
"Unreal Tournament 2004 is an entirely new stand-alone game featuring land-, air- and space-based vehicles, as well as two major new modes of play - Onslaught and a new and improved Assault," said Steve Allison, vice president of marketing at Atari. "In addition, Unreal Tournament 2004 contains all of the content that was included in the original Unreal Tournament 2003 and its bonus packs. By offering a rebate to current owners of Unreal Tournament 2003, we are making it easy to upgrade so everyone can experience the great new content Unreal Tournament 2004 has to offer."
"Unreal has always been all about and entirely for the community, and the Unreal Tournament 2004 packaging options and rebate program is the purest reflection of that attitude," said Mark Rein, Vice President of Epic Games. "The rebate will allow current fans of Unreal Tournament 2003 to get this incredible new game for an amazingly low price. We're thrilled that Atari has gone to such great lengths to reward our existing customers. Unreal Tournament 2004 DVD Special Edition packs some awesome goodies. With voice chat support, a headset is essential equipment for true fans and the bonus DVD will help mod makers create better and deeper custom creations. With our '$1,000,000 NVIDIA Make Something Unreal' contest underway, you never know where those lessons and your skills can take you!"
For more information on Unreal Tournament 2004, please visit www.unrealtournament2004.com . For more information on the "$1,000,000 NVIDIA Make Something Unreal" contest, please visit www.makesomethingunreal.com
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