Get ready to scramble on October 14th as development ends on ACE COMBAT™ ASSAULT HORIZON

September 26, 2011

Project Aces releases gold master of next generation aerial shooter and shifts focus to forthcoming downloadable content!


Fans came a big step closer to setting the skies alight today as NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe announced the news that the team at Project Aces has completed development on ACE COMBAT™ ASSAULT HORIZON.  The next generation air combat opus is scheduled for release across Europe on October 14th 2011 for Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3.


Fans who pre-order ACE COMBAT™ ASSAULT HORIZON at participating retailers will receive three free multiplayer skills on launch day to enhance the online combat experience.  Also from day one, all players will be able to download the fantastic winning entry to the recent Facebook Skin Design Contest, Death Rider by Chi-Chun Liu, as a playable skin for the F15-C fighter.


The team at Project Aces is now hard at work on the game’s downloadable content, with post-launch premium DLC to feature brand new fictional aircraft including the ASF-X Shinden II and CFA-44 Nosferatu, alongside the real-world Su-37 Terminator, Tornado GR.4, AV-8B Harrier II Plus, YF-23 Black Widow II, F-15S/MTD and Ka-50 Hokum. To keep the skies alive with fire, loads more premium DLC is lined up for the months ahead, including aircraft skins and new maps for locations such as Tokyo and Hawaii.


For a taste of what the intense aerial shooter has in store, the single player demo of ACE COMBAT™ ASSAULT HORIZON  is available now for free download via PlayStation®Network and Xbox Live®. Featuring two complete missions, the demo invites players to engage in an intense dogfight over sun-kissed Miami and a devastating helicopter mission in support of an elite Delta Force rescue operation.


Developed by the Project Aces team at NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. in Japan, ACE COMBAT™ ASSAULT HORIZON brings a new intensity to the franchise, escalating combat to the next level with aircraft that are literally torn apart, spewing oil and debris across the sky. Players will engage in intense single player and online multiplayer combat over real world locations, dodging skyscrapers and turning enemies into fiery supersonic debris.  Never before has combat been so fast and in-your-face.


ACE COMBAT™ ASSAULT HORIZON for Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 will set the skies ablaze across Europe on October 14th 2011.  Stay in radio contact at and join the ranks at