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Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 PC demo coming tomorrow

Posted by: Elliot at 11/23/2008 4:12 PM
A little early thanksgiving treat for those of you looking to try out the new Command & Conquer game. The PC demo will be available on Monday, November 24th on Gamespot.com. Check out more information on Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 after the jump or pick up the game in stores now.


EA Games Press Release

COMMAND & CONQUER RED ALERT 3 PC DEMO COMING MONDAY

 

Get a Taste of this Year's Blockbuster Strategy Game on November 24th at GameSpot

 

Next weekend, don't just limit your animal interaction to eating turkey – launch parachuting war bears and play nice with dangerous dolphins in the single player demo for Command & Conquer Red Alert 3Available for download this Monday, November 24th at GameSpot.com for the PC, the demo includes the game's cinematic opening, three tutorials and two full campaign missions.  Downloading the demo will give players a chance to experience the unique, fun, over-the-top universe of Red Alert 3 ahead of the game's first major content patch, which includes the powerful WorldBuilder editor, balance fixes and a de-authorization tool that will allow users to de-authorize previously authenticated versions of Red Alert 3 on machines they no longer wish to use.

 

The single-player demo includes the entire 7-minute opening cinematic from the game, along with three of the game's interactive tutorials and one campaign mission from both the Soviet and the Allied campaigns for a full-blown taste of Red Alert action:

 

·         Krasna-45: Circus of Treachery – The second mission of the Soviet campaign, players will immediately be introduced to battling the series' newest faction, the Empire of the Rising Sun, escorting the Soviet's commando Natasha to a launch facility, protecting her from the Imperial ambush division waiting to attack. 

·         Heidelberg: The Famous Liberation – Players will then switch their attention over to the Allied cause, in the third mission in the Allied campaign, teaming up with an in-game Co-Commander to take out the Soviet's powerful Iron Curtain and headquarters in Germany.

 

The demo gives gamers a great opportunity to try out Red Alert 3 before the game's first major patch is released later this year.  The upcoming update will include the WorldBuilder, the game's map-making and mod tool and a community favorite, enhancements to AutoMatch for multiplayer, balance fixes and an easy-to-use de-authorization tool that will allow players to de-authorize previously authenticated machines that they no longer wish to play Red Alert 3 on, ultimately giving them the freedom to play on an unlimited number of computers. More details on the patch will be made available soon.

 

Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 is available in stores now for the PC and Xbox 360, featuring the genre's first co-operative campaign, an increased emphasis on naval warfare and the series' trademark live-action movie sequences, starring largest and most talented cast in the history of video games including Jenny McCarthy, George Takei, Tim Curry, J.K. Simmons, Randy Couture, Gina Carano, Autumn Reeser, Kelly Hu and Gemma Atkinson.  The demo will be available for download at noon PT on Monday, November 28th at http://www.gamespot.com/event/download/red-alert-3/.  For more information, please visit www.conquerthislife.com and the Command & Conquer franchise's new website, www.commandandconquer.com.