Sid Meier Set to Release WWI Air-Combat Title for iOS

Sid Meier, most known for the super awesome Civilization series, has branched out to create a WWI air-combat game for iOS.  Official press release below:


2K and Firaxis Games, the critically acclaimed studio responsible for the award-winning XCOM: Enemy Unknown and the Sid Meier’s Civilization series, are excited to announce Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol, an original mobile title coming to iOS on Thursday, May 9, 2013. Conceived, designed and programmed by the legendary game designer himself, Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol immerses players in strategic WWI air-combat scenarios, piloting the skies in defense of their base camp and allies.

Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol offers a deep, high-quality 3D strategy experience that fulfills Firaxis’ promise of creating the world’s best strategy games.

Key Features Include:

–          Piloting a selection of 30 vintage and historical WWI aircrafts through more than 120 missions;

–          Building out a team of Aces that each offer a special skill set to expand gameplay options;

–          Upgrading and promoting the top fighter pilots throughout the course of the campaign;

–          Playing Turn-based Single-Player, Two-Player Hot-Pad or Asynchronous Multiplayer through Game Center.

Free to download, Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol will be available in the App Store on iOS devices worldwide.

Firaxis is proud to add Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol to their growing lineup of mobile games, which will soon also include the highly anticipated Haunted Hollow (available in the App Store tomorrow, May 2, 2013) and XCOM®: Enemy Unknown (coming this summer).


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