Sega Corp. this week said Aliens: Colonial Marines for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 and the PC will be sold Feb. 12, 2013 to global retail.
Developed by Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines is a squad-based first-person shooter that will lead a band of soldiers into the abandoned U.S.S. Sulaco.
The title will include a Team Deathmatch mode in addition to objective-based modes. A number of multiplayer maps will be available but has not yet been specified.
In addition, the multiplayer co-op mode will support up to four players online and offer a split-screen local mode.
Finally, the multiplayer mode will allow users to customize appearance and abilities and include weapons alluded to in the film.