Published on November 11th, 2008 | by simeon0
Call of Duty: World at War Honors Soldiers
PRO VS. GI JOE AND ACTIVISION CELEBRATES VETERANS’ DAY
WITH CALL OF DUTY®: WORLD AT WAR GAMES WITH U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS
Video Game Publisher Teams with Pro vs. GI Joe to Play
New Call of Duty® with Troops Stationed Overseas
Santa Monica, CA – Nov. 10, 2008 – This Veterans’ Day troops from around the world will be among the first to play one of this year’s most-anticipated new video games from Activision, Call of Duty®: World at War. Pro vs. GI Joe, the USO, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are teaming up with Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) for a series of online matches featuring Active Duty troops stationed around the world. Coinciding with today’s launch of the newest installment of Activision’s blockbuster Call of Duty® series, Pro vs. GI Joe will match members of the famed gridiron against U.S. troops serving in Germany, Japan, Kuwait and a fourth undisclosed overseas base. Participating troops will also link-up via webcam and members of their families will be on-hand to share in the moment.
Pro vs. GI Joe in conjunction with Activision will schedule future matches of Call of Duty: World at War with additional troops and football teams throughout the remainder of the season.