Gamers Rejoice! The Gift-Giving Season Continues as Visceral Games Announces Dead Space 3 Downloadable Demo

Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:00am EST

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Demo to Offer Early Access to the Hostile Ice Planet of Tau Volantis Starting on
January 15 on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and Publicly, January 22 on PlayStation
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
The holidays might be over, but EA has one more gift for gamers! Visceral Games,
an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) studio, today announced that a downloadable
demo for Dead Space 3, the first entertainment blockbuster of 2013, will be
available for download on Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network starting
on January 22. Exclusively for Xbox 360, gamers who want a chance to play the
demo one week early, can sign up on* In the demo,
players will be thrust into deep space terror when unwilling hero - Isaac Clarke
- and all-new co-op companion - Sergeant John Carver - crash land on Tau
Volantis, an unforgiving ice planet teeming with Necromorphs. Dead Space 3 takes
the franchise`s core elements of suspense, horror, action and sound and
introduces them to all-new elements - including co-op play - that allows players
to work together to take down the most ambitious Dead Space experience yet. Dead
Space 3 launches in North America on February 5 on Xbox 360 videogame and
entertainment system, PlayStation3 computer entertainment system and PC and
February 8 in Europe. 

Winner of more than 15 critic awards at E3 2012 including Best of Show from Game
Informer Magazine, Dead Space 3 cuts to the heart of deep space terror. The game
is recognized by game critics worldwide for its incredible craftsmanship in
horror, action, suspense and sound design. Players will embark on a thrilling
ride through space that takes them to a hostile new planet, Tau Volantis.
Fortunately, they are not alone this time around. The fully integrated
drop-in/drop-out co-op feature gives players the option to play alone or team-up
with a friend anytime. Players that choose to take down the terror together will
experience additional story details, side missions and gameplay mechanics only
found when playing as John Carver. 

Dead Space 3 will be available on February 5 in North America and February 8 in
Europe for the PS3, Xbox 360 and the PC. 

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*While quantities last. Offer expires 1/14/13 @ 11:59 pm PST. Code expires
January 22, 2012. Origin account (EA) registration required for early demo
access. You must be 13+ to register. Origin account (EA) privacy policy and
terms of service can be found at 

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services for
Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, tablets and
social networks. EA has more than 250 million registered players and operates in
75 countries. 

In fiscal 2012, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.1 billion. Headquartered in
Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically
acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such as The Sims, Madden NFL, FIFA
Soccer, Need for Speed, Battlefield and Mass Effect. More information about EA
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