Homefront Multiplayer Version Added to OnLive $9.99/month PlayPack Bundle
Hit Title Joins OnLive’s Popular 60-Game Bundle, Marking New Era in Videogame Distribution
Los Angeles, Calif. (E3 Expo 2011)—June 2, 2011—In another videogame industry first, OnLive adds the multiplayer version of THQ’s hot AAA title, Homefront™, to OnLive’s exclusive all-you-can-play PlayPack Bundle, marking the first time a top-tier title this new is available in the groundbreaking, instant-play $9.99/month subscription plan. Now, gamers everywhere on PCs, Macs and TVs can battle each other in epic Homefront multiplayer combat for as long and as much as they want—as well as enjoy the ever-growing library of 60 quality games in the PlayPack Bundle.
The OnLive Game Service is free of charge for instant game demos and OnLive’s exclusive social features, such as OnLive’s massive spectating Arena featuring both multiplayer and spectator voice and text chat, and OnLive’s Brag Clip™ videos for sharing awesome gaming exploits.
OnLive’s growing individual game library offers the hottest new titles (including the full version of Homefront) the moment they are released, both for rental and full purchase. Players can choose from free promo games, to $2.99 rentals, to $53.99 AAA new releases.
And, OnLive’s exclusive all-you-can-play PlayPack bundle features 60 recently-released games (including the multiplayer version of Homefront) for just $9.99/month.
“Homefront is literally and figuratively a game-changer for OnLive’s PlayPack Bundle,” said Steve Perlman, OnLive Founder and CEO. “In a few short months, OnLive gamers have seen the PlayPack library steadily grow not in just in quantity, but in quality of games, now including Homefront, one of the hottest new-release titles. We’ve shown both gamer and publisher communities alike that OnLive PlayPack is a great game distribution model that works for everyone.”
For more information about Homefront, please visit www.homefront-game.com.
More PlayPack Bundle information is available at www.onlive.com/playpack.
The year is 2027. Her infrastructure shattered and military in disarray, America has fallen to a savage occupation by the nuclear armed Greater Korean Republic.
Abandoned by her former allies, the United States is a bleak landscape of walled towns and abandoned suburbs. This is a police state where high school stadiums have become detention centers, and shopping malls shelter armored attack vehicles.
Join the Resistance, stand united and fight for freedom against an overwhelming military force in Homefront’s gripping, cinematic single-player campaign, and experience epic, groundbreaking multiplayer action all set in a terrifyingly plausible near-future world.
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