EA's performing a high-altitude, low-opening drop on August 28th of this year. Medal of Honor: Airborne
will bring the series' "historical accuracy and authenticity" into the friendly skies of every American developer's favorite World War. Step into the boots of Boyd Travers, Private First Class of the 82nd Airborne Division, and embark on that European backpacking expedition you've been promising yourself. In addition to the single-player campaign, multiplayer promises online deathmatches, team-based gameplay, and two new multiplayer modes.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2007 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that Medal of Honor Airborne™, the newest installment from EA’s critically-acclaimed Medal of Honor™ franchise which was credited with pioneering the First-Person Shooter (FPS) WWII genre when it debuted in 1999, will ship to store shelves August 28, 2007. While building on the key tenets of the franchise including historical accuracy and authenticity, Medal of Honor Airborne is set to redefine the series by introducing players to an entirely new way of experiencing a WWII FPS – namely the fully interactive Airborne experience. Medal of Honor Airborne will ship under the EA™ brand for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360™ videogame system from Microsoft, and PC.
“Medal of Honor Airborne is a new direction for the franchise introducing innovations that redefine the series as well as impact the FPS genre as a whole," explained Neil Young, VP and General Manager at EALA. “We can’t wait for August when everyone can experience the new Medal of Honor, the first WWII game that allows the player to land anywhere and truly fight the way they want to.”
Developed by EA Los Angeles (EALA), Medal of Honor Airborne has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information on Medal of Honor Airborne and the Medal of Honor franchise, please visit: www.moha.ea.com. Please visit EA’s press site at www.info.ea.com for information about all of EA’s games.