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Thursday, November 14, 2002

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World War II Online Mac Now Shipping
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In a recent press release, publisher Strategy First and developer Cornered Rat Software have announced that World War II Online Mac Edition, the long-awaited Mac version of the popular massive online war sim for the PC, has begun shipping to a store shelf near you.

Here is the clip from the press release:

Publisher Strategy First with Developer Cornered Rat Software and are happy to announce that their latest online offering, World War II Online Mac Edition¸ has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

“We are very happy that a whole new audience can finally get in on the World War II Online experience,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing for Strategy First. “It’s going to make the game even more exciting.”

World War II Online Mac Edition is a combined arms simulation in a persistent, online 3D environment that brings the action-packed days of World War II to life on your Mac. Players can create a character, climb the ranks and gain experience to create and lead combat missions with and against thousands of other players in the most dynamic, first person war game ever!

“The Mac players have waited over a year to join the fight and the interest shown is incredible, ” says Al Corey of Playnet. “For the first time the Mac guys have a true massively multiplayer virtual battlefield. There’s nothing else like it.”


  •  Elements of FPS, RPG, Sim and Strategy in one game – a first for online games.
  •  Largest virtual terrain, Europe in ? scale with accurate terrain modeling.
  •  Thousands of players fighting in the same battlefield simultaneously.
  •  Over 50 vehicles and weapons- tanks, planes and boats!
  •  The first massively multiplayer first person shooter
  •  Goodies such as fold out maps, wallpapers, illustrations and WWII era music.
  • The game is currently shipping for $34.95 USD at the Apple Store. Included is the game itself, plus 30 free days of the service. After the trial, players must pay a monthly fee of $12.99 in order to continue playing online. If you want to learn more about World War II Online Mac Edition, you can check out the official website, or IMG's exclusive hands-on preview. Links to both, as well as an ordering form those who interested in purchasing the game have been provided at the bottom of this article.

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