Unreal Tournament 3 Black Free Weekend!
Date: Tuesday, May 26 @ 13:25:42 MDT
Plus Patch 2.1, and All New Content with Phase 3 of Mod Contest - Epic Games, Inc. is giving players more reasons than ever to jump
online and check out Unreal Tournament 3 Black. This Thursday, May 28,
will commence a long weekend in which anyone can log onto Valve's Steam digital distribution service, download Unreal Tournament 3 Black and play the game through the weekend free of charge. Pre-load for the follow-up Free Weekend begins today.
During the previous Free Weekend of Unreal Tournament 3 Black on
Steam, the game claimed the number one spot on the bestseller list, and
simultaneous player numbers jumped by more than 2000%.
Unreal Tournament 3 together with the free Titan Pack constitutes Unreal Tournament 3 Black. The Titan Pack
is a massive bonus pack with loads of enhancements and new content
including environments, the Titan mutator, the Greed and Betrayal
gametypes, the Stealthbender vehicle, weapons, deployables, characters
and more. Unreal Tournament 3 Black also includes over 50 Steamworks Achievements.
Players who purchased Unreal Tournament 3
at retail can enter their retail key by using the "Activate a product
on Steam" feature in the Steam client, and Steam will automatically
update them to Unreal Tournament 3 Black for free.
Unreal Tournament 3 Black
now also includes the recently released Patch 2.1 with even more fixes
and upgrades such as award progress when using custom maps and
characters, mod support enhancements, various gameplay tweaks and bug
fixes, and additional user interface improvements.
In addition to Epic's internal efforts to support Unreal Tournament 3,
mod authors all over the world have created new levels, characters,
weapons, vehicles and total conversions for the game as part of the $1
Million Intel Make Something Unreal Contest (www.makesomethingunreal.com). Phase 3 of the competition just closed, and the judging process has begun. A few notable entries so far include:
— Improved mods from Phase 2 (www.youtube.com/watch?v=boRLoXYf1_A)
— Community Bonus Pack 3 (www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yoWdRlHVUw&e)
— Angels Fall First: Planetstorm (www.moddb.com/mods/angels-fall-first-planetstorm)
— Coda (www.codamod.com)
— Prometheus (www.moddb.com/mods/prometheus)
— Runestorm (www.runestorm.com)
— Snowreal (www.moddb.com/mods/snowreal)
— The Ball (www.moddb.com/mods/the-ball)
— The Haunted (www.moddb.com/mods/the-haunted)
And there's much, much more available at www.makesomethingunreal.com/phase3.aspx.
To download Unreal Tournament 3 Black, visit http://store.steampowered.com/app/13210.
About Epic Games
Games, Inc., based in Cary, NC and established in 1991, develops
cutting-edge games and cross-platform game engine technology. The
company has created multiple million-selling, award-winning titles in
its Unreal series, most recently shipping Unreal Tournament 3 for PC, PLAYSTATION®3 and Xbox 360®. Epic's breakthrough game, Gears of War, won over 30 Game of the Year awards, and the sales of Gears of War and Gears of War 2
have eclipsed 10 million units. Epic's Unreal Engine 3 is the
three-time consecutive winner of Game Developer magazine's Best Engine
Front Line Award and this year's Hall of Fame inductee. Additional
information about Epic can be obtained through the Epic Games Web site
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