For the first time ever fans of Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider series of games will be able to download official music and images based on the forthcoming game, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness. The ring tones available have been taken from the soundtrack for the new game. Originally recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra, the music is available to sample before the user purchases.
The service is being managed by Wireless Application Service Provider, Telecom 1. Users will be able to order and download items from their mobile and will be charged using Reverse Billed SMS, with the cost deducted from a pre-payment account or added to a monthly bill.
Ric Williams, head of marketing at Eidos says, "This is a unique opportunity for Lara's many fans to get even closer to their heroine."
The ring tones and images are available for the following handsets. Downloads will also become available for additional phones as and when technology allows.
Nokia: 3330, 3510, 3510i, 3530, 3650, 5100, 6610, 6650, 6800, 7210, 7650, 8910i. Motorola: T720. Ericsson: T300, T68i
The screensavers, backgrounds and ring tones will be available at www.eidosmobile.co.uk.