THQ International Ltd, a subsidiary of THQ Inc. today announced an exclusive distribution agreement granting THQ rights to distribute Lethal Skies Elite Pilot: Team SW published by Sammy Europe Ltd. (Sammy). Under the terms of the agreement, THQ will perform the sales, marketing and distribution of Lethal Skies in the UK, France, Germany, Australia, Spain, Italy and other PAL territories.
As part of the agreement, Sammy will part-localise the games into English, German, French, Spanish and Italian languages. Lethal Skies is scheduled to release at the start of October 2002.
Lethal Skies is a futuristic flight-combat simulation featuring customisable, dynamic gameplay and an acclaimed easy-to-use interface. Boasting breathtakingly stunning graphics, Lethal Skies immerses the player in an action-packed world where the futures of entire countries are threatened by global warming. Playing as part of an elite group of pilots assembled by the World Alliance, the mission is to take out the enemy named the World Order Reorganisation Front.
Tim Walsh, Senior Vice President of International Publishing, THQ, commented, “Lethal Skies is an exciting addition to our product line-up, which helps extend our portfolio across all genres.”
In response to the deal, Kazuhiro Takeshita, Director of Sammy Europe Ltd., said, “We are very excited to have our first PS2 title gain the benefit of THQ International’s tremendous distribution power throughout major PAL territories. We look forward to a prosperous THQ/Sammy business relationship.”