PDZ Collector’s Edition

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Joanna Dark To Infiltrate Xbox 360 With ?oPerfect Dark Zero?
Gripping Prequel to Mega-Hit ?oPerfect Dark? Set To Explode on Two-Disc Limited Collector’s Edition

?oThe year is 2020, corporations control Everything. Everyone. Everywhere?.with one exception.?

Microsoft Game Studios and Rare, Ltd announced today the ?oPerfect Dark Zero? Limited Collector’s Edition for the upcoming release of the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system. With an MSRP of $59.99, this Limited Collector’s Edition brings the feverishly anticipated next-generation first person shooter onto a two-disc set. In addition to two discs full of content, the sleek embossed, high-quality black metal game case contains “Hong Kong Sunrise,” a special-edition comic booklet set in the ?oPDZ? universe which sets up the game’s story, and one of nine mysterious Holographic Glyph Card collectibles.

The Limited Collector’s Edition contains the following content:

Disc One: Perfect Dark Zero, The Game

Joanna Dark returns in the Xbox 360-exclusive ?oPerfect Dark Zero,? the prequel to the international award-winning and multimillion-selling first-person shooter ?oPerfect Dark? from famed game developer Rare Ltd.

Explore a supercharged world of espionage and conspiracy brought to life in stunning HDTV and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.

Equip Joanna with the ultimate high-tech, high-body count weapons, gadgets, and vehicles, including jetpacks, a hovercraft, and more.

Engrossing single-player campaign thrusts gamers into a gripping action adventure story of high-tech corporate espionage and global conspiracy.

Take the fight online with numerous Xbox Live gameplay options, including Death-Match, Dark-ops and Scalable Maps.

Disc Two: Bonus Content

Unlock the secrets of Rare’s creative process with the in-depth behind-the-scenes The Art of Perfect Dark Zero video feature.

Groove to the exclusive track ?oLimelight? from San Francisco’s DJ Kepi & Kat pulled right from the game

Uniquely identify yourself in your Gamer Card on Xbox Live with exciting Perfect Dark Zero Gamer Pictures

Tailor your Xbox 360 experience with a Custom Perfect Dark Zero Theme for the Xbox 360 Guide

Dive deeper into the ?oPerfect Dark? universe with the first chapter of ?oPerfect Dark: Initial Vector,? Greg Rucka’s amazing new novel set six months after the game.

Gamers will find the ?oPerfect Dark Zero? Limited Collector’s Edition at retailers nationwide this holiday. A standard version with an MSRP of $49.99 will also be available which contains a single disc with the full version of the game and the game manual.

For more information and updates please visit www.perfectdarkzero.com.

About Xbox 360

Xbox 360 is the most powerful video game and entertainment system, delivering the best games, the next generation of the premier Xbox Live online gaming service, and unique digital entertainment experiences that revolve around you. The system will launch this holiday season in Europe, Japan and North America, to be followed by availability in Australia, Colombia, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan in 2006.

United Kingdom-based Rare, one of the world’s leading video game developers, was founded in 1985 by Chris and Tim Stamper. Rare has been the mastermind behind some of the most popular video games in history, including such global multimillion sellers as ?oGoldenEye 007? and ?oPerfect Dark.?

Microsoft Game Studios is a leading worldwide publisher and developer of games for the Xbox video game system, the Windows operating system and online platforms. Comprising a network of top developers, Microsoft Game Studios is committed to creating innovative and diverse games for Windows (http://www.microsoft.com/games), including such franchises as ?oAge of Empires,? ?oFlight Simulator and Zoo Tycoon;? Xbox (http://www.xbox.com), including such games as ?oFable? and franchises such as ?oHalo,? ?oProject Gotham Racing? and ?oMechAssault;? and MSN Games (http://www.games.msn.com), the official games channel for the MSN network and home to such hits as ?oBejeweled? and ?oHexic”.?