ArmA 2: North American publisher announced
Whereas the ArmA 2 retail version is already available in Europe, developer Bohemia Interactive had to search a publisher for the North American region - Got Game Entertainment.
In a press release Bohemia Interactive has finally announced Got Game Entertainment as publisher of the North American retail version of ArmA 2 which will be released on July 7:
Bohemia Interactive, creators of award winning military simulation Operation Flashpoint* and ArmA: Combat Operations, and Got Game Entertainment, US leading publisher of interactive entertainment games, announced today their partnership for the North American retail release of ARMA II, one of the most anticipated PC Game of 2009. The two companies have partnered together to bring the game to most major retail outlets throughout North America this July.
Bohemia Interactive once invented the genre of realistic military sand-box games and it aims now to re-define that genre with its upcoming game ARMA II, the ultimate military simulator, powered by the 3rd generation of their original Real Virtuality engine that's also used to train soldiers in numerous countries from Australia to the United States.
'North America is one of the most powerful and important markets in terms of a game's marketing and distribution,' said Marek Spanel, Bohemia's CEO. Spanel continues 'We were looking for responsible and credible partners who will focus on ARMA II with the kind of drive and enthusiasm that this huge project deserves. We feel Got Game Ent. will be the right partner for us and I believe together we will make ARMA II a success in North America.'
'We are very excited to bring ARMA II to the North American market,' said Got Game Entertainment President Howard Horowitz. 'This caliber of game brings Got Game Entertainment to a new level of excellence and certainly ushers in a new era for our company.'
ARMA II will offer the ultimate realistic combat simulation experience in a modern day setting. With unprecedented freedom of movement, actions and tactics, unbeatable detailed weapons and military hardware, easy-to-use built in mission editor and one of the most dedicated online communities around. The game will allow players to immerse themselves into the battle as never before.