360 World in Conflict confirmed for fall

Sierra says console edition of Massive's RTS will launch nearly simultaneously with its PC counterpart this fall; Swordfish Studios handling port.

Last week, Sierra Entertainment confirmed its much-anticipated real-time strategy title World in Conflict would be coming to the Xbox 360 as well as the PC. Though the announcement confirmed Microsoft's console was getting increased RTS support, the Vivendi Games subsidiary didn't offer any other details about the game.

Today, Sierra confirmed that World in Conflict would launch this fall, around the same time as its PC counterpart's September debut. The publisher also revealed that Swordfish Studios, the internal developer behind Cold Winter and Rugby Challenge 2006, would be handling the port of the game under the supervision of PC developer Massive Entertainment.

World in Conflict is set in an alternate timeline that sees the United States and a still-extant Soviet Union fight World War III, Red Storm Rising style. GameSpot's previous coverage has extensive details about the PC edition of the RTS. The 360 version will feature gameplay optimized for the Xbox 360 controller and will sport a head-up display (HUD) designed for console gamers.

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28 comments
aygol
aygol

YESSS! The Xbox 360 version! This is great news for all of the 360 owners who doesn't have a high-end PC (like me).

neonblueshadow
neonblueshadow

this is good news, however now im torn, cause im looking to buy a new pc, and hopefully before this comes out, and i believe that this game (nothing against the 360, i have one, its great) will be better on the pc, the point remains tho, if i dont get my computer before this comes out, do i wait, or do i rush in? OH THE DECISIONS! I'd say go for the PC =), I've played this game in its alpha and beta, and its pace is too fast for the X360 controller, I dunno if you have tried C&C3 on X360, its nice but the pace still seems too fast for the X360 controller. I like my 360 too, but this isn't one of those games you will enjoy as much on it in my humble opinion. Imagine a Battlefield (1942/2/2142) round, but with squads or armies instead of being a single soldier, the pace is as fast as an FPS, and rounds are about as short in time, and its a lot of fun in that small amount of time. This is a brilliant game, and I have the feeling its single player will be great too!

Fjackel
Fjackel

Me and my friend have been checking out the one on pc sinced it was announce and im not a pc gamer but my friend is and he was all siced and i was like crap WHY DO I HAVE A MAC but then i somehow told my friend it would come out on 360 and i was right, boom

RangerG
RangerG

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volc-123
volc-123

it looks great from the photos , and i really like it :P , it's really nice u know :):P !

explodinglamas
explodinglamas

this is good news, however now im torn, cause im looking to buy a new pc, and hopefully before this comes out, and i believe that this game (nothing against the 360, i have one, its great) will be better on the pc, the point remains tho, if i dont get my computer before this comes out, do i wait, or do i rush in? OH THE DECISIONS!

Devo-Rider
Devo-Rider

DeanCorleon thats what im gonna do to :D cant wait till my local store gets some more elites in im gonna go get one :D

DeanCorleone
DeanCorleone

I'm tired of upgrading PC's. I'll just buy a console that will last atleast 5 years of use and be happy. This will be a nice game on 360, if it can counter Ubis "EndWar" which will be hard.

gellis1981
gellis1981

DatLuckyPlaya ""Now come the "This game is going too be better on PC" fanboys lol"" Who cares about that, at least 360 owners will have an option to play it + C&C on the 360 kick some @$$!!!

matt120282
matt120282

wow this looked great when i saw the pc previews, excellent news that sierra are going to release it on 360 its great to see rts games coming to 360 - c&c 3 was great and i liked lotr, battlestations midway and star trek generations too. i dont think anyone would disagree that rts games are indeed more at home on a pc, but not everyone wants to game on their pc, its just easier to game on a console without having to worry about hardware upgrades and compatability issues etc please publishers keep bringing quality rts games out. oh and ms, would it kill you to just make a wireless mouse for the 360?

Spinnekk
Spinnekk

Great news indeed, it just goes to show you that RTS can be possible on the console. In terms of graphic detail there should be no real problem for the 360. The only real concern however is the controls, will they copy what BFME 2 and CC: TW did or come up with a new control scheme, I guess only time will tell.

boffo21
boffo21

Finally, RTS's are going somewhere on consoles.

DatLuckyPlaya
DatLuckyPlaya

Now come the "This game is going too be better on PC" fanboys lol

MarioBros12321
MarioBros12321

YEA.... i need to upgrade my PC but iguess i could just stick with 360

darkcast
darkcast

I bet the MP maps will be tiny and a downgrade from the pc version but still cost $60

Raven87
Raven87

N1, i was pleased with how C&C turned out on the 360, fingers crossed ey.

Autokiller
Autokiller

Sounds good, i dont really care either way^^ i prefer to play on my pc for RTS games =D

TrumpyTheDog
TrumpyTheDog

No PS3 version? Maybe Sony didn't bribe them enough.

anamnawshad
anamnawshad

This is great news for those 360 owners who don't have high end PCs......

hezbollahector
hezbollahector

i cant wait this looks great now all i need is a demo

Edot0
Edot0

This game looks BADASS!

mismajor99
mismajor99

Good for 360 users, but PC Version for me please...

xerxes5678
xerxes5678

Red Storm Rising was an excellent book.