Along with the news that the PC version of the critically acclaimed first-person adventure Mirror's Edge is now shipping to stores, EA delivers a late-January release date for the eagerly anticipated time trial DLC.
When EA says late January, they really mean late January. In this case, January 29th is the planned release date for the Mirror's Edge time trial map pack for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Players will be challenged with getting the fastest time across seven all-new and incredibly gorgeous-looking time trial maps.
As previously reported, the DLC pack will cost $10, or 800 Microsoft points.
Mirror's Edge for PC Ships to Retail Stores Today
Award-Winning Action Adventure Game That Redefined First Person Games Makes Its Way to the PC
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan 13, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) —
DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio (NASDAQ:ERTS), today announced that the critically acclaimed first-person action adventure title, Mirror's Edge(TM) has shipped for the PC to retailers in North America and will ship worldwide on January 16th. Players who purchase the PC version of the game will also receive a free copy of the Mirror's Edge remix album. The album features the popular title track "Still Alive" performed by Swedish rock/pop star Lisa Miskovsky and remixes by some of today's hottest artists including Benny Benassi, Paul van Dyk and Armand Van Helden.
DICE also confirmed today that downloadable content (DLC) for the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360(R) videogame and entertainment system and the PC will be available January 29th. This special DLC pack will challenge players to achieve the fastest times possible on nine races across seven all-new and totally redesigned Time Trial maps. The DLC pack will be available for $10 USD or 800 Microsoft points.
Mirror's Edge isa unique first-person action adventure where players are introduced to Faith, a 'runner' in a world where communication channels are highly monitored and the movement of information is closely watched. When Faith's sister gets framed for murder, Faith finds herself on the edge of the city, on the wrong side of the law. The PC version of the game uses the NVIDIA(R) PhysX(TM) physics engine to bring the world of Mirror's Edge to life with real-world visual effects of wind, weapons impact, and free-motion movements.
Gamers can download the free demo available now at the PlayStation(R)Store and Xbox LIVE(TM) Marketplace. The demo features a tutorial of the game, a segment of the single-player story mode and sections of the addictive Time Trial mode.
Featured on the front cover of over 40 gaming magazines in 2008, Mirror's Edge also won numerous critic awards including the Game Critics Award for "Best Original Game" and the IGN award for "Best Action Game" at E3. Mirror's Edge was developed at EA Digital Illusions CE AB (DICE) in Stockholm, Sweden. The game is rated "T" by the ESRB and "16+" by PEGI. For more information on EA DICE or Mirror's Edge, please visit www.ea.com, www.dice.se or www.mirrorsedge.com.
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