ACTIVISION UNLEASHES THE NEW INTERSTATE '76 ARSENAL
Premium Edition Includes Interstate '76 Gold Edition Plus All New Nitro Pack
Santa Monica, CA, January 16, 1998 -- New auto vigilantes can experience high octane 3D action with Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) explosive Interstate '76 Arsenal - a two game premium collection that includes the Interstate '76 Gold Edition, a new enhanced version of the original, critically acclaimed Interstate '76 and the expansion pack, Interstate '76 Nitro Pack. The Interstate '76 Arsenal will be available at retail outlets throughout the United States and Canada in March for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Gamers can also sample Interstate '76's fast-action combat with the Arsenal demo, which will feature missions from the Interstate '76 Gold Edition and the Interstate '76 Nitro Pack. The Arsenal demo will be online in mid-January at http://www.activision.com/games/action/i76/index.html.
Available at retail for the first time, the Interstate '76 Gold Edition has been optimized to support Direct 3D compatible video games and includes all the tricked out muscle cars, killer weaponry and unique storyline from the original game with the benefits of D3D -- faster combat gameplay, new difficulty level settings and stunning graphical enhancements.
In the Arsenal, the Interstate '76 Nitro Pack allows players to experience life as an auto- vigilante by assuming the role of their favorite Interstate `76 characters including Taurus, Jade and Skeeter in approximately 20 new action-packed single-player missions with advanced host options, new cars and more weapons. Interstate '76 Nitro Pack also offers exciting multi-player action with all-new options including Capture The Flag and Racing. Up to eight players can do battle over a local area network (LAN) or the Internet in 30 new adrenaline-pumping missions.
Interstate '76 Arsenal utilizes the state-of-the-art Interstate '76 technology which has been thoroughly optimized for increased frame rate. The engine also has been updated to include 16-bit 3D support out-of-the-box for most video cards based on the 3Dfx and Rendition chipsets.
Activision, Inc. is a publicly held developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS compatible, Macintosh and other computers, as well as Sony PlayStation, Sega and Nintendo game systems. Activision is headquartered in Santa Monica with offices in Madison, Wisconsin, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Australia.
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