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Operation Flashpoint: Elite

Platform(s): Xbox
Genre: Action
Publisher: Codemasters
Developer: Bohemia Interactive

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'Operation Flashpoint: Elite' (Xbox) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 13, 2005 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT

Operation Flashpoint: Elite retains all the depth and immense content of the original and takes you right into the heart of a gripping Cold War conflict between NATO coalition forces and a renegade Soviet Red army faction. The game's intense campaigns and solo missions deliver deeply believable military situations and gives you complete freedom to handle any flashpoint on your own initiative.

Developed by Bohemia Interactive Studio and specifically adapted for Xbox from the PC original, Operation Flashpoint: Elite lets gamers experience this multiple award-winning military simulator. With the Cold War conflict, between the NATO coalition forces and a renegade Soviet Red army faction initiated, prepare to join U.S. forces to make your mark in the most realistic modern warfare simulation on any console.

Operation Flashpoint: Elite transports players to 1985, in the midst of the Cold War, where Gorbachev has just been elected to power. It is up to the player to dictate how the U.S. forces will tackle the Soviet faction. With two riveting military campaigns plus 15 solo missions over 4 sprawling 100+ km2 battle zones, the options for gameplay are endless.

Adapted and improved from the PC original, Operation Flashpoint: Elite allows players to think, act and move, as troops would in a similar real life operation. For the first time in a military simulator, players will be given the chance to take control and command their soldiers, and more than 40 authentic land, sea and air vehicles, bringing freedom to one's gameplay like never before. With 30 plus authentic weapons, complete with true-to-life models and physics, prepare to experience war on a whole new level.

An additional 15-mission campaign, named "Resistance" can also be unlocked in the game. Be thrown into the role of local resistance leader Viktor Troska, as the storyline prequels that of the main Cold War campaign. Additionally, you can take on opponents for real with over 50 missions, including co-op and team-based, over Xbox Live.

Key Features:

  • The No. 1 PC military combat game comes to Xbox.
  • Fly or drive more than 40, armored air and ground based military vehicles including the UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter, A-10 Thunderbolt Jet, M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank and SCUD Launcher.
  • Fight using any of 30+ authentic weapons.
  • Two enthralling campaigns plus 15 solo missions over four sprawling 100+ km2 battle zones.
  • Over 50 missions, including co-op and team based, playable over Xbox Live. Supports up to 14 players over Xbox Live and certain missions allow over 25 players using dedicated host mode.
  • Create your own scenarios using the built-in mission editor.
  • True-to-life models and physics provide the most realistic combat experience to date in a console game.
  • Advanced squad-management system enables players to efficiently issue orders to squad members.
  • Real time lighting and weather, including accurate star constellations for navigation.

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