Sweden, December 29, 2017 -- ACE MADDOX today confirmed that its air-combat action game, Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China (FTSOC), which is based on the historical events of America's secret volunteer squadrons that helped defend China in World War 2, has been confirmed for international release on Xbox One on Friday January 12th, 2018, and is now available for pre-order from the Xbox Store.Developed and self-published by ACE MADDOX (courtesy of Microsoft's ID@Xbox program), Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China will be available worldwide January 12th, 2018 on the Xbox Store in 11 languages: English, Spanish, French, Polish, German, Portuguese-Brazil, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Russian, Italian, Turkish, and Japanese.
- XO Release Date Screens: FTSOC-Xbox-One-Release-Date-EPK.zip
- Xbox Store URL: TBA
- ACE MADDOX' YouTube Channel: AirCombatAction.TV
- XO Reveal Video (ESRB): FTSOC-Xbox-One-Reveal-Teaser-ESRB.zip
- XO Reveal Video (PEGI): FTSOC-Xbox-One-Reveal-Teaser-PEGI.zip
Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China is rated M for Mature by the ESRB (Violence, Blood, Strong Language), PEGI 16 in Europe, MA15+ (Strong coarse language) in Australia, and CERO B (12+) in Japan.
- RARELY DEPICTED AIR-BATTLES OF WORLD WAR 2
Action-packed single-player campaign recreates the clandestine operations of the American Volunteer Group in fighter, bomber, gunner, reconnaissance, torpedo, and night missions.
- APPROACHABLE TAKE ON AIR-COMBAT
Features TrazerTime™ slow-motion firing, arcade-like combat maneuvers, sim-style pitch & roll controls, moody weathers (including thunderous monsoons, beautiful sunsets, and misty dawns), 20+ Allied and Japanese planes, and more!
- MULTIPLAYER FOR 2-16 PLAYERS
Xbox One leaderboards eternalize players’ online rankings across five battle modes! Coordinate devastating air-attacks in TEAM DOGFIGHT while providing cover for your comrades, outdo all enemies using powerful rocket weaponry in ROCKET BATTLE VS, or take to the skies and “Capture the Flag” in the FLAGBUSTERS mode.
- FLY IN COCKPIT OR THIRD-PERSON MODE
Soar through the skies of Southeast Asia in third-person or cockpit view in a variety of American, British, Russian/Chinese, and Japanese aircraft.
- STRIKING RENDITION OF THE FAR EASTFaithful environments, beautiful graphics, booming sound effects and an epic-orchestral soundtrack create a lasting impression of the China-Burma-India theatre.
Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China (FTSOC) is an air-combat action game based on the historical events of America’s volunteer squadrons that defended Southeast Asia in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre of World War 2 (aka the Second Sino-Japanese War). Secretly recruited under President Roosevelt’s administration before the US entered WW2 following the Attack on Pearl Harbor, the “Flying Tigers” were officially known as the 1st American Volunteer Group (AVG) and consisted of three pursuit squadrons with only 99 P-40 fighters.
About ACE MADDOX
Specializing in action games based on true stories and real heroes, Sweden-born ACE MADDOX is an international game company operating remotely with a staff of specialized contractors in more than 10 countries across Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Visit ACEMADDOX.com for more info or follow @AirCombatAction on Twitter. Use our hashtag #FTSOC on social media.