Sid Meier must be one of the most prolific and longest-running industry leaders this side of Hideo Kojima. His new airplane action strategy sequel, Sid Meier's Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies, is coming to iOS and Steam this fall. To accompany its launch, they have this newsreel-style PSA. It doesn't contain any gameplay footage, but then again I really don't care. Just...just watch it. Really. I can't stop laughing.
2K and Firaxis Games Bring Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies to Steam and the App Store This Fall
New installment in turn-based aerial combat series coming soon to both Windows PC and iOS devices
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New York, NY – October 21, 2013 – 2K and Firaxis Games today announced that Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies, the sequel to the critically-acclaimed strategy title Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol, will be launching on Steam and the App Store this fall as a premium game for Windows PC, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch*.
Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies transports strategy fans to the treacherous skies of the Pacific Ocean theater of World War II. The game features the ability to personalize and advance your pilot profile and aircraft while embarking on a wide variety of missions, as well as unlocking special skill sets, upgrades and maneuvers. Players can also choose to pilot some of the most iconic American and Japanese fighter planes from the army or navy’s aviation units, while completing quests that take them through various historical battles such as Pearl Harbor, Midway and Guadalcanal.
Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies is part of a series of downloadable titles designed by legendary game designer Sid Meier exclusively for PC and iOS devices. Drawing inspiration from the war stories of famed military aviators, the Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol series immerses players in a strategic battle for air-supremacy over some of the most historical battles of all-time.
Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies is coming to Steam for Windows PC and the App Store for iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone and iPod touch this fall.
For more information, keep an eye out for updates on the Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol Facebook and Twitter pages.
*Supported iOS devices for Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies includes: iPad 2 and up, iPad mini, iPod touch 4 and up and iPhone 4S and up.
Firaxis Games is a 2K studio. 2K is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).