Ubisoft are the proud new owners of Massive Entertainment, the developers behind World in Conflict. And Ubisoft have just announced a release date for World in Conflict: Soviet Assault.
Good news, as the release of the expansion was up in the air following the demise of former publishers Sierra. Well, good news for PC owners. There's no mention of the planned console versions. Not a word.
Soviet Assault on PC will include both the original game as well as the expansion, which lets you take command of Soviet forces. Those who already own the original game will have the option of downloading the expansion by itself.
UBISOFT® ANNOUNCES WORLD IN CONFLICT®: SOVIET ASSAULT FOR PC
SAN FRANCISCO – January 21, 2009 – Today Ubisoft announced that it will
publish World in Conflict: Soviet Assault for PC in March 2009. World in
Conflict: Complete Edition, the retail version of the much awaited add-on to
the critically acclaimed strategy game will include the entire original
World in Conflict title, as well as the Soviet Assault add-on and other
exciting all-new features. Players that already own World in Conflict will
have the option to download the Soviet Assault expansion pack exclusively
"The teams at Massive Entertainment have worked hard to ensure that they are
bringing new original content to the popular World in Conflict brand,” said
Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft. "Fans
have been eagerly awaiting Soviet Assault and Ubisoft is excited to be able
to bring them great new material.”
World in Conflict: Soviet Assault allows players to relive the Cold War in a
dramatic, gritty, real world setting driven by compelling characters and
storyline. This one of a kind strategy game offers players a unique
team-oriented experience on chillingly realistic battlegrounds. Soviet
Assault features all-new characters, gameplay from the Soviet perspective,
ten new films, new multiplayer maps and more.