Capcom today announced that Lost Planet: Extreme Condition â€“ Colonies Edition is in development for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Games for Windows - LIVE. Scheduled for release this June throughout PAL territories Lost Planet: Extreme Condition â€“ Colonies Edition extends the acclaimed Lost Planet experience by delivering fresh new content and gameplay options. Both the PC and Xbox 360 version will offer excellent value with the Xbox 360 version being released as part of the Classics range.
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition â€“ Colonies Edition provides the same compelling single player experience found in the original Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, but with the addition of three new modes. In Score Attack all enemies have points assigned to them and the score awarded will change depending on how they are defeated, with skilled marksmen being rewarded for head and core shots. For those who thrive on a challenge then Trial Battle Mode delivers, pitting players against all of the gameâ€™s Bosses, one after another. Players of both Score Attack and Trial Battle modes will be able compare their skills and compete for bragging rights via the online ranking system. Finally things get a little crazy with Off Limit Mode which lets players take on Lost Planetâ€™s harsh environments and enemies with over the top super-charged weapons and a powered up grappling hook.
Fans of multiplayer action will not be disappointed as Lost Plant: Extreme Condition â€“ Colonies Edition allows them to enjoy a host of new maps, characters, weapons and gameplay modes. Players turn poacher as they attempt to steal opponentsâ€™ Akrid eggs in a number of individual and team play modes and the addition of VS Annihilator Mode assigns one Vital Suit to each team which must be defended at all cost. Lost Planet: Extreme Condition â€“ Colonies Edition also includes the feature that Lost Planet fans across the globe have been clamouring for â€“ the ability to play as a marauding Akrid. Revel in the chance to turn the tables on the Snow Pirates as you assume the role of one of E.D.E.N. IIIâ€™s indigenous creatures in Akrid Hunting mode.
All of these modes can be played across a total of 20 diverse maps including a number of brand new multiplayer arenas such as the confines of an ancient coliseum and the zero gravity of space; in addition to familiar locations from the Lost Planet universe. And whatâ€™s more, for the first time, Xbox 360 owners will be able to join up with or play against PC gamers thanks to Lost Planet: Extreme Condition â€“ Colonies Editionâ€™s cross platform compatibility.
Lost Planet Extreme Condition â€“ Colonies Edition includes everything that made the original Lost Planet a hit on Xbox 360, PC and PS3, as well as the following new features: