SACRED 2– Fallen Angel: New Release Date Announced
Birmingham, 27 December 2007– ASCARON, a leading European entertainment software developer, announces a new release date for SACRED 2– Fallen Angel. The announcement sees both PC and Xbox 360 versions scheduled for release in September 2008.
The additional time is to be used for optimizing the crucial areas of multiplayer gameplay and balancing. Planning for a longer and in-depth beta test, which is subdivided into several different phases, is already underway.
"A highly anticipated AAA title such as SACRED 2– Fallen Angel is a great responsibility with high expectations to manage and live up to. To achieve our goal, we have decided to give SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel more time in order to be perfected and polished in every single area, allowing us to deliver the quality which is expected, rather than striving for an early release," says Heiko tom Felde, Managing Director of ASCARON Entertainment GmbH.
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Product information at a glance:
Title: SACRED 2– Fallen Angel
Developer: Ascaron Studio 2
Genre: Action RPG
System: PC, Xbox 360
Release: September, 2008
Publisher: Koch Media / Deep Silver
General information on SACRED/SACRED 2:
Published exclusively for PC in 2004, SACRED sold more than 1.8 million copies, making it one of the most successful Action RPG's worldwide. Developed in-house by Ascaron Studio 2, SACRED 2– Fallen Angel is the official sequel to the best selling SACRED.
General information on ASCARON Entertainment:
From Day One in 1989 Ascaron Entertainment has become one of the leading European“boutique” developers and Publishers of games for the PC, with many successful titles including Patrician, Port Royale, DarkStar One and SACRED.
Ascaron maintains development studios in Berlin, Gutersloh and Aachen (Germany), as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Ascaron currently markets its products in more than 40 countries and over 15 languages.
Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is an independent office and is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation manages the international releases of Ascaron's entire catalogue, whilst also providing a bespoke publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Titles include the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks and Blitzkrieg seriesof games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle, Call of Juarez and TrackMania United.