Dmitry Glukhovsky’s novel come FPS has been confirmed for a March 19th released via twitter this morning. THQ’s shooter is beginning to generate some hype. Hopefully the hype machine can keep this title competitive amid all the other major releases that are coming out around this time. The game is out on Xbox 360 and PC.
“Metro 2033 release date – confirmed! March 16th for US and Germany, March 19th for UK and Europe, March 18th for Oz”.
Here’s the official press release:
Agoura Hills, Calif. January 28th, 2010 — THQ today announced that Metro 2033TM, the hotly anticipated first person shooter for Xbox 360® and PC, is scheduled to reach North American stores on March 16th, and European stores on March 19th 2010.
A Limited Edition will be available for both formats, including an exclusive in-game weapon the formidable automatic shotgun and four art cards by the Russian painter Anton Grechko, who was commissioned to create a range of artwork inspired by the universe of Metro 2033.
Standard and Limited Edition versions of Metro 2033 are available to pre-order now, with selected retailers offering free Metro 2033 themed Xbox LIVE® Avatar items with every pre-order.