Justin Lee On August 1, 2006 at 9:04 am

Got an Xbox 360? Check! Got an highspeed internet account? Check! Got the Saints Row demo that was released today? GO GET IT in the Xbox Live marketplace.

THQ Inc. today announced that the Saints Row demo is now available for free download on Xbox Live Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Developed by THQ internal studio Volition, Inc., Saints Row takes the open-world genre to the next-generation of gaming through the use of cutting-edge technology, stunning graphics, unparalleled customization options and intense online multiplayer action. The single-player demo features hours of next-generation game-play and key story elements and comes one month before the game’s scheduled August 29th release on the Xbox 360.

“The level of anticipation among consumers and press continues to build,” said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. ”The Saints Row demo will give consumers a chance to experience a small piece of the revolutionary game coming later this month.”

About the Saints Row Demo

Offering hours of open-world gameplay, the Saints Row demo is an introduction to the game’s intense single-player campaign, revealing a first-look into the in-depth character customization, detailed graphics, over-the-top gameplay and gripping storyline. The demo is now available for free download on Xbox Live Marketplace, and is rated M for mature.

About Saints Row

In Saints Row, players start as a member of the 3rd Street Saints. Under constant threat from rival gangs and corrupt officials, the city of Stilwater must be conquered one district at a time. Saints Row starts with a bang and never slows down, offering an unparalleled level of character and vehicle customization and the freedom to progress through the game any way the player chooses. Every action taken in the fully dynamic world is an opportunity for players to earn respect. With enough respect, the city evolves into a giant playground for the player to traverse. Saints Row is revolutionizing the open world genre with an online multiplayer experience, allowing players to battle it out against rival gangs online for the first time. The game will support 12 players on Xbox Live online entertainment network.

More information about Saints Row can be found at http://www.saintsrow.com.

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