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PS3 Trophy Support and Split Screen in New Unreal Tournament III Update

Today, Epic has made available the first screenshots and details of what's to come in the much-anticipated free bonus pack, which we can reveal will be coming to PC and PS3 on March 5th 2009.

"Unreal Tournament 3: Titan Pack" includes:

* 16 environments – four Warfare, three vCTF, six Deathmatch, and three CTF maps – that are new to the PC and PS3 versions
* Three bonus pack maps, CTF-Face, CTF-Searchlight and DM-Morbias
* The namesake Titan mutator, which lets players overwhelm opponents as a 15 foot tall titan, or crush them as a 30 foot tall Behemoth
* Greed and Betrayal, two gametypes that breed new-found fervor throughout the competitive UT3 arena
* Two powerful weapons, the Stinger Turret and Eradicator Cannon artillery
* Two valuable deployables, the X-Ray Field and Link Station
* The Slow Field power-up, a portable version of the Slow Field deployable
* Stealthbender, a new vehicle that carries two spidermine trap deployables, one EMP mine, and one each of the new Link Station and X-Ray Field deployables
* Two new characters, Nova and Kana
* 57 awards attainable as Steam Achievements and PS3 Trophies
* Broad improvements for PC and PS3: Significant AI enhancements, especially in vehicle gametypes; networking performance upgrades; greatly improved menu flow and UI usability; better mod support
* Client-side demo recording, highly improved Server Browser, a new maplist system, plus mid-game mutator and gametype voting functionality for PC
* High demand PS3 features including PS3 Trophy support, two-player split-screen support, and mod browsing

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jkhan3221d ago

Does anyone play this game anymore? I used to play it a lot back when it was released but then moved on to other games. The mod thing was pretty, wasn't handled well by the devs. I will give this game another go just for trophies.

Fishy Fingers3221d ago

What do you mean by, the mods not being handled well by the devs? They did a terrific job allowing mod support.

xhi43221d ago

haha i think i was one of the few who bought the game, now with split screen and my mods i'll definitely go back to it

hakis863221d ago

I played it yesterday, tried out a few mods as well (PS3). This is great news, this game looks really good and is very intense and fun to play! And Trophies:D Better mod support is great (maybe they mean support for sounds on the ps3?)
And better AI is a bonus...great, can't wait til March 5th!

TOO PAWNED3221d ago

my bro will now get back to it, that's for sure. great update.

jkhan3221d ago

@1.1
By not handled well means, the whole mods concept was cool, but downloading a mod on PC copying it to a usb in a stupidly named folder and then importing it in the game & I can't remember and I may be wrong but I think you could add only one mod at a time, so it was really a chore. They should have the mod browser support from day 1 or should have been patched long time ago. The game came out around Nov./Dec of 2007. so yeah thats what I mean by not handling well.

Fishy Fingers3221d ago (Edited 3221d ago )

Well your obviously making more of it than you need to. Certain UT mod sources, such as http://www.ut3mod.com/ allow you to download the mods from the PS3 browser. No need for a PC what so ever and it's been like that since day one.

Mindboggle3221d ago (Edited 3221d ago )

3rd time this news has been approved !!!!!!!!!!!!!! Its brilliant news but do we need it posted 3 times with 3 different titles ???

I thought mods were a great addition and like fishy fingers said you can download mods using the PS3 browser but you still need a memory stick and not all the mods were on that site, so it was still a pain. But this mod browser is a welcome addition...and i hope everyone goes back to ut3 as its a brilliant game.

Real Gambler3221d ago

A news like that can be posted more than 3 times and I won't be mad...

It's a lot more features for an old game for FREE... Dang, somebody post his opinion about the 360 > than PS3 or vice-versa on a BLOG and this get posted 20 times... I hate BLOG posts, and yet, we see them over, and over in NEWS for gamers.

So if one news deserve as much headlines as it can, it's devs giving us so much for FREE. Most devs would have made us pay for all this. Dang, there's nothing I hate more than DLC being available for $$$ one week after a game release. Common, just include it in the game! But those guys did an awesome job. I'm glad I bought the game and sure enough will come back to it.

caliblue153221d ago

We had 5 in approval for over 1-2 hours and it wouldn't get approved. All I did was add my own title that would help the article and it was instantly approved. I was trying to get the news out to the masses faster.

Lifendz3221d ago

when COD4 implements trophies. That mile high club on veteran mode is going to separate the men from the boys.

Downtown boogey3221d ago

It's just a plain shame not enough people bought this and after mastering it I sold it. But I might buy it back now!
BUY THIS GAME!

Megaton3221d ago

The online in this game was dead a few months after it was released. I traded it in at Blockbuster for $33 and bought Uncharted. Now that it's down to $20 new, I might buy it again for this substantial patch. The modding in this was great, and there were some really cool maps too.

vhero3221d ago

talk about an update! great features! i'm glad I still got my copy :)

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CBaoth3221d ago (Edited 3221d ago )

I thought the communication was nerfed in the game. Poor quality and halfway through matches, friends would lose the audio altogether. And if I remember you had to press right on the D-pad to talk anyway, making it impossible in the heat of battle to effectively communicate with your team. Never tried it with the new bluetooth though.

sinncross3221d ago

I think I'm going to give this a try!

killax35633221d ago

This game is only $20.... when a game is that cheap, its never too late.

zaz123221d ago

this update is equal to a new sequel.

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