OnLive Game Service to Launch Deus Ex: Human Revolution on August 23 in North America
Choice of two pre-order offers each including
Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition;
OnLive Game System included free in exclusive promotion
Palo Alto, Calif. — May 19, 2011 — OnLive, Inc., the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video games, today announced that Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution™, the newest game in the successful Deus Ex™ franchise, will be available on the OnLive® platform day and date to the North American release beginning at 12:01 a.m. (PST) on August 23.
OnLive has launched an exclusive pre-order promotion with special limited-time pricing of 10 percent off of the suggested retail price of $49.99 for the standard edition and $59.99 for the Augmented Edition. Members will receive Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition free when they pre-order either edition of the game. Purchasers of the Augmented Edition will also receive a free OnLive Game System in addition to the bonus content from Eidos-Montreal.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be available on TVs via the OnLive Game System and on nearly any Mac® or PC via OnLive’s instant-play game service.
“We are thrilled Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be available on OnLive to fans in North America on the launch date of the game,” said Mike Fischer, president and chief executive officer, Square Enix, Inc., “Deus Ex: Human Revolution truly pushes boundaries in gaming with innovative gameplay and an immersive story. The game will be easily accessible on the OnLive game platform.”
Deus Ex: Human Revolution will support OnLive’s latest social gaming enhancements including automatic Brag Clip™ video capture of key in-game achievements and Spectator Voice Chat, which gives gamers the ability to watch, talk and cheer other players live in OnLive’s one-of-a-kind Arena.
“The high caliber of game and prestige of the Deus Ex brand helps strengthen OnLive’s constantly growing library,” said OnLive VP of Games & Media John Spinale. “We anticipate strong pre-order sales for Deus Ex: Human Revolution, taking advantage of the incredible bonuses available with each exclusive offer.”
The return of one of the most critically-acclaimed video game franchises of all time, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is an action RPG that offers open-ended, hybrid gameplay. Telling the story of Adam Jensen, a man cybernetically augmented against his choice who finds himself in the middle of a global conspiracy to which he holds the key, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is set in a near-future world where humanity is at a turning point. By offering players multiple and vastly different ways to play, Deus Ex: Human Revolution challenges the foundations of gaming and provides an immersive experience where every choice has a lasting consequence.
For more information about the Deus Ex: Human Revolution pre-order promotion — including a breakdown of each pre-order offer — visit www.onlive.com/go/deus-ex.
For more OnLive Game System information, visit www.onlive.com/game-system.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montré. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 57 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/eu/en/.
OnLive is the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video game services, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. With groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly deliver the latest, premium game titles to any HDTV via the OnLive Game System or nearly any PC and Mac via a small browser download. The OnLive Viewer app is available for the iPad and is coming soon for Android tablets. OnLive technology is backed by hundreds of patents and patents pending. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. OnLive investors include Warner Bros., Autodesk, Maverick Capital, AT&T, British Telecommunications (BT), The Belgacom Group and HTC. More information is available at www.onlive.com.
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