Justin Lee On June 27, 2007 at 8:00 am

Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Vegas for the Playstation 3 has hit store shelves in North America. The Playstation 3 version includes 10 new multiplayer maps and two game modes not found in the other consoles.

Today Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas for the PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system has shipped to retail stores. Developed by Ubisoft’s award-winning Montreal studio, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas is the fifth iteration of the multimillion-selling tactical shooter franchise and will be available for the MSRP of $59.99.

The stakes are high when the world’s most elite counter-terrorism unit enters Las Vegas, a city more than 36.7 million men, women and children visit each year. "Sin City," the home of the Las Vegas Strip, flashy hotels, high-rolling casinos and world-famous celebrities, becomes the setting for a terrorist threat of global proportions. What happens when one of the world’s most famous cities is held hostage by terrorists?

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas, the Academy of Interactive Arts and Science’s First Person Action Game of 2006, arrives for the PLAYSTATION 3 system after critical and commercial success on previously released versions of the game. Today, with more than 15.5 million units sold worldwide, the Rainbow Six franchise is known as one of the best multiplayer experiences in gaming and is hailed for its immersive single-player campaigns. The PLAYSTATION 3 system version will feature 20 multiplayer maps and 10 game modes, introducing 10 all-new multiplayer maps and two game modes not found in the title’s previously released versions.

For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas, please visit www.rainbowsixgame.com.

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