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HELSINKI, FINLAND – OCTOBER 26, 2009 – Futuremark® Games Studio today
shooter for the PC, will be released on Wednesday 4 November, 2009. The
game will be available as a digital download from Steam, or direct from
the Shattered Horizon website at the suggested retail price of €19.95 /
$19.95 / £14.95. Gamers who pre-order get a 10 percent discount and will
be invited to help test new level packs before they become available to
Shattered Horizon is a multiplayer first person shooter that immerses
you in the cold reality of combat in space. Teams of players fight in
zero gravity to control hollowed-out asteroids, huge fragments of Moon
rock and the ruined remains of the International Space Station.
Shattered Horizon is exclusive to the PC and is also one of the first
games to require a DirectX 10 graphics card running under Windows Vista
or the recently released Windows 7.
Pre-order Offer: 10 percent off
Gamers who pre-order Shattered Horizon not only get a 10 percent
discount but will also be able to play and test new level packs before
they become available to everyone else.
Antti Summala, lead designer at Futuremark Games Studio explained,
“During our beta many game features, and even one whole level, were
added as a direct result of beta tester feedback. The process worked so
well that we have decided to continue it after launch. Gamers who
pre-order Shattered Horizon will join an elite group who will get early
access to help test and refine new levels to be released in future
Post launch support
Futuremark Games Studio has confirmed that Shattered Horizon will be
supported after launch with new levels and features being added to the
game through downloadable content packs. These expansions will be free
to all players.
Shattered Horizon allows PC gamers to choose who and how they want to
play through dedicated servers run by the community. Futuremark Games
Studio will host dedicated servers for North America, Europe and
Australia and New Zealand at launch with the server code being made
available to everyone shortly afterwards.
Game server hosting companies, clan and e-sport communities, and
tournament and LAN party organisers can contact Futuremark Games Studio
for early access to server code via fgs [at] futuremark [dot] com.
About Shattered Horizon
- Experience intense zero gravity combat and complete freedom of
movement in this multiplayer first-person shooter set in near-Earth
space 40 years from now.
- Use your rocket pack to fly freely through space and then land on any
surface. Engage enemies in furious firefights, or ambush them from
- Join your friends in action-packed 32 player battles fighting to
control hollowed-out asteroids, huge fragments of Moon rock and the
ruined remains of the International Space Station.
- Familiar and intuitive FPS controls let you take full advantage of
the zero gravity environments while astonishing graphics and advanced
lighting effects immerse you in the cold reality of combat in space.
- Coming November 4, 2009 exclusively for the PC at the suggested
retail price of €19.95 / $19.95 / £14.95
Shattered Horizon requires DirectX 10 on Windows Vista or Windows 7.
There is no support for Windows XP or DirectX 9.