E3: Microsoft and Funcom Sign Agreement
Age of Conan a showcase game for Windows Vista
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - Microsoft and Funcom sign marketing and development agreement to optimize Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures.
Funcom has announced the signing of a development and marketing agreement with Microsoft. Under the terms of the agreement, Funcom will work to optimize the forthcoming online action RPG Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures for the Windows Vista operating system. Microsoft will showcase Age of Conan as a title that takes full advantage of new gaming functionality in Windows Vista.
As gaming on the PC takes a leap forward in accessibility and quality, Funcom is preparing Age of Conan to be a showcase title in a modern generation of Windows games. With 3D graphics and new technology Age of Conan is set to make its mark on the massively-multiplayer online (MMO) gaming world, with hopes of Windows Vista truly revealing the full potential of the title.
Age of Conan – Hyborian Adventures is also playable on Windows XP. This agreement is not a publishing agreement. Age of Conan is scheduled for a Windows release in Q4 2006. More information can be found on the official website www.ageofconan.com.