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Ubi Soft Ships 'The Sum of All Fears'

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT

Ubi Soft's PC game based on Tom Clancy's novel and the upcoming Paramount Pictures' release, The Sum of All Fears, has shipped to U.S. retail stores and will be on store shelves when the movie opens this Friday, May 31, for U.S. audiences. Featuring a compelling storyline, adrenaline-pumping gameplay and scalable difficulty, The Sum of All Fears will introduce the tactical-action genre to casual gamers as they travel through the game's parallel storyline. In the game, players are immersed in a high-stakes adventure as members of an FBI elite hostage rescue team reassigned to track down the conspirators of a major plot against the United States.

About The Sum of All Fears for PC

The Sum of All Fears game for PC is based on events from both Tom Clancy's novel and Paramount Pictures' movie. Players can choose to play as part of a three-player team or up to 36 players can join the multiplayer action on the ubi.com gaming portal as well as the internet. The game takes place in a number of modern day locations, including West Virginia, the Middle East, and South Africa, and allows players to follow the story of The Sum of All Fears via rendered cinematics depicting vital plot points from the novel and movie. The game also features:

  • Streamlined interface and planning stage allowing players to jump right into the action
  • Selectable weapons kits featuring 15 different playable weapons in single player and 28 in multiplayer
  • 11 single player missions
  • 6 multiplayer maps, including the Red Storm offices
  • Selectable auto-targeting, auto-reloading, always on heart beat sensor and threat indicator
  • Default plans loaded from headquarters
  • Mini-map to guide you through the missions
  • Full set of training missions to hone your skills
  • Scalable difficulty for all levels from beginners to the most advanced players
  • Advanced AI where enemies and team members react realistically to their environment
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