CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
iEntertainment Network Inc. (IENT) and MicroProse announce agreement for Development and Co-Publishing of the new WarBirds 2020 World War II flight simulation that has been successfully entertaining millions on virtual online pilots since 1995.
MicroProse was a world-famous simulation software company known for such successful simulation games as Falcon, F-15 Strike Eagle, F-19 Stealth Fighter, Gunship, and many more sim products that sold millions of copies each at retail.
CEO David Lagettie of MicroProse says, “I am excited to work with iEntertainment Network CEO and Co-Founder of MicroProse, ‘Wild Bill’ Stealey, to produce the next generation of WarBirds 2020 WW II combat flight simulation using new modern technology and promoting worldwide.”
Wild Bill Stealey says, “It will be fun to be working with MicroProse again to do great simulation games! We are very excited to be partnering with David and his team to update our very successful WarBirds 2020 product for WW II combat simulation fans around the world.”
WarBirds 2020 FEATURES
- Launching for PC/Mac computers fall 2019.
- Mobile and game system versions to launch in 2020.
- Brand new graphics system using the Unreal 4 engine.
- High Detail Cockpits and Aircraft.
- New technology to map actual physical locations for more realistic simulation.
- Regular Historical Events are held monthly over large geographical areas like Europe, Japan, and not the small area skirmishes of many other sim games.
About - MicroProse, an American video game publisher and developer founded in 1982. MicroProse developed and published numerous games, many of which are regarded as groundbreaking, classics and cult titles, including starting the Falcon Series, F15 Strike Eagle 1-2-3, Silent Service, Civilization and X-COM series and many more classics. Most of the internally developed titles were vehicle-based simulation and strategy games. MicroProse Worldwide is now developing the next generation of simulation-based games.
About - iEntertainment Network Inc., founded by JW “Wild Bill” Stealey, Lt. Colonel, USAF Retired, Co-Founder of the original MicroProse Software with Sid Meier, publishes online and mobile games worldwide. IENT staff has developed more than 250 successful games.