Soft Announces Splinter Cell
Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game
publishers, announced today that it will release Tom Clancy's
Splinter Cell for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system as
well as for Nintendo's GameCube and Game Boy Advance by spring 2003.
Impatient fans will be treated to a PC-version of the blockbuster
game earlier this year.
its initial release for the Xbox video game system in November 2002,
Splinter Cell has gone on to sell 1 million units in North America
alone and 600, 000 units in Europe. It boasts an average rating of
94.4 (out of a possible 100), based on a sample of 54 reviews, and
was most recently awarded GameSpy's Xbox Game of the Year 2002
Cell on the Xbox has already been one of the most talked about games
in the industry during this holiday season and the game is now
anticipated to be very popular on the other platforms this spring.
By expanding the game's release, Ubi Soft confirms its commitment to
offer outstanding moments of entertainment to all players as well as
its long-term ambition for the Splinter Cell brand.
its all-around stupendous reviews and now its record sales, Splinter
Cell is blazing a trail the likes of which the industry has rarely
seen. We are eager to take the run-away success of this game to an
even wider audience," said Yves Guillemot, President and CEO of
Ubi Soft Entertainment.