Ubisoft Announces Retail Version of Homeworld Remastered Collection for Windows PC
Ubisoft and Gearbox Software® Take Space Opera to New Heights in a fully-remastered Retail Bundle
London, UK — April 15, 2015 — Today, Ubisoft and Gearbox Software® announced that Homeworld Remastered Collection for Windows PC will be available for sale as a boxed retail version on May 7, 2015 across EMEA territories. This new edition will bring the refreshed immersive experience to the fans of the series.
With the guidance of the original creators and the support of a passionate fan community, Ubisoft and Gearbox Software deliver one of the most iconic real-time strategy games to modern players while preserving the spirit of the beloved 1999 and 2003 originals.
Previously only available via digital distribution, the retail collection includes Homeworld and Homeworld 2, painstakingly remastered by Gearbox Software with high-res textures and models, new graphical effects, 4K resolution support and more in cooperation with key members of the original development team.
As a free bonus, Homeworld Remastered Collection also includes the original versions of Homeworld and Homeworld 2 with compatibility updates, preserving the purest form of the original releases. Anyone who purchases Homeworld Remastered Collection will also receive free access to the Homeworld Remastered Steam Multiplayer Beta.
The retail version of Homeworld Remastered Collection also includes additional bonus items, including digital versions of the Homeworld Remastered Soundtrack and Homeworld 2 Remastered Soundtrack plus a digital art book.
For more information, please visit http://www.homeworldremastered.com/.
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About Gearbox Software
Gearbox Software is respected industry wide for award winning, best-selling video games developed for all major video game platforms. Founded in 1999 and headquartered near Dallas, TX, Gearbox Software is well known for the creation, development and management of its original blockbuster video game franchises including the critically acclaimed, award winning Brothers in Arms franchise and the record-breaking, genre-setting Borderlands franchise. In addition to having developed video games in some of the world’s greatest video game brands, including Half-Life and Halo, Gearbox Software has also acquired and produced content for powerful, landmark intellectual property including Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox Software’s success has been supported through many key and mutually beneficial business relationships with the world’s greatest video game platform and publishing partners including Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, Valve/Steam, Apple, Take-Two/2K and Ubisoft.
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