Flyboys had better get their shades on – Ace Combat Assault Horizon will be coming to PC in an Enhanced Edition in early 2013, PS3 owners get an Advanced Edition and the standard edition will be available to download on XBL.
Making its debut on PC Q1 of 2013; Ace Combat Assault Horizon – Enhanced Edition features controls and graphics that have been optimized specifically for PC users. The PC version will include many of the DLC items released on the console versions of the game. Players will have immediate access to additional aircrafts and numerous aircraft skins as well as skills and maps. The multiplayer portion of the game will feature support through Games for Windows Live from Microsoft. The game will be available at retailers and for download via Steam and the Games for Windows Marketplace.
Available exclusively on the PlayStation Store Ace Combat Assault Horizon – Advanced Edition will include the original PlayStation 3 game along with the Tokyo and Honolulu maps and additional aircraft including the ASF-X Shinden II, F-15S/MTD, Su-37 Terminator, AV-8B Harrier II plus, CFA-44 Nosferatu , and Ka-50 Hokum.
All of the aerial combat action from the original release of Ace Combat Assault Horizon will be available for purchase for the first time ever on Xbox LIVE Games on Demand on December 18, 2012.
Ace Combat Assault Horizon originally launched in 2011 to critical acclaim. PlayStation The Official Magazine scored the game 9 out of 10 and said, “The most intense fun we’ve had in any game in a long time” while Official Xbox Magazine remarked on the game’s “Exhilarating dogfights”. Online game critics were also enthusiastic about the game with Destructoid.com calling Ace Combat Assault Horizon “A complete revitalization of the series” and Kotaku.com saying “The best bang for my flying buck”.
Ace Combat Assault Horizon will be available for purchase on the PlayStation Network for £15.99 for the stand-alone game and £23.99 for the Advanced Edition. The game will also be available on Xbox Live Games on Demand for £15.99 PC fans will be able to purchase Ace Combat Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition on Steam and other digital retailers for £23.99.
A new game patch will also be made available to players that already own the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game. This new patch will feature balancing and other minor gameplay adjustments and will also address multiplayer exploit issues.