This holiday season Bond fans can get this fix at the theater watching Skyfall the next entry in the film series, or by playing 007 Legends on their home gaming consoles. Activision sent out a press release this morning announcing the launch of preorders with some special incentives for Amazon.com and Gamestop customers. Keep reading after the break to see all the details.
Santa Monica, CA – August 10, 2012 – Rogue spies have breached MI6 and uncovered information on pre-order exclusives for this year’s upcoming 007™ Legends video game. Fans that reserve an early copy of 007 Legends in North America – planned to launch October 16th from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) – will gain access to the Nemesis Pack from Amazon.com and the 007 Pack from GameStop. The content of each of these exciting pre-order packs are as follows.
Pre-order Now from Amazon.com – Nemesis Pack
Play 007 Legends through the eyes of two notorious Bond rivals – Jaws and Baron Samedi. With the Nemesis Pack, gamers get to play as Moonraker’s space-suited henchman or Live and Let Die’s voodoo king sporting his iconic skeleton paint in the Legends and multiplayer split-screen modes. Unlockable only for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 system, for a limited time, while supplies last.
Pre-order Now from GameStop – The 007 Pack
Players will be able to dress for success in split-screen multiplayer mode with an exclusive James Bond character outfit, and additionally, use the most famous of James Bond’s handguns – the Walther PPK pistol. With the 007 Pack, fans also get early access to the Fast Switch gadget, which increases weapon swap speed by 50%. Unlockable only for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, for a limited time, while supplies last.
007Legendsfeatures an original, overarching storyline tying together five classic Bond movie-inspired missions, plus a sixth mission based on this year’s highly-anticipated movie – SKYFALL – which will be available as post-launch downloadable content. Each movie inspired mission in 007 Legends includes multiple levels featuring re-imagined movie moments that showcase state-of-the-art spy gadgets, an arsenal of weapons, sleek vehicles and exotic locations, where players will use Bond’s quick wits and style to take down notorious villains and their brutal henchmen, offering the most diverse Bond gaming experience yet!
For more intel about 007 Legends and the latest updates on pre-order and launch offers, visit the game’s official Web site – www.007Legends.com – and Facebook page – www.facebook.com/007LegendsGame. 007 Legends is being developed by Eurocom, under license from EON Productions Ltd. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (MGM) for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, and Windows PC. The game is currently rated “RP” (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.