Video: Defiance Release Date Announced For April 2 With Live Action Trailer

By on January 30, 2013

So today’s press release from Trion Worlds gives us awesome news! The game Defiance will be released on April 2nd, shortly before the show starts up on April 15. Also included is a live action trailer that you can view below – further down is the press release for your reading pleasure.

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – JANUARY 30, 2013 - Trion Worlds, the leading publisher and developer of premium games for the connected era, announced today that the anticipated online open world shooter, Defiance™, will launch globally on April 2nd. A one-of-a-kind transmedia experience, players and fans can experience Defiance on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, or a Windows PC and become part of the online world ahead of the April 15th debut of the Syfy TV show.

 

“In terms of ambition and scope, Defiance’s transmedia features make it unlike any other entertainment experience,” said Nathan Richardsson, Trion’s VP of Development and Defiance Executive Producer. “After five years of development, it brings great pride to the Trion and Syfy teams seeing Defiance come to fruition.”

 

For those who cannot wait until April 2nd to get a look into life as an Ark Hunter in Defiance, Trion released the full version of their highly-anticipated Defiance live action game trailer titled “Join the Fight” today. Set in the arid desert, this trailer combines the isolated, post-apocalyptic setting of Defiance with futuristic EGO technology and a Hellbug attack. This live action trailer gives further insight into the lives behind the Ark Hunters in Defiance, and how there is never a safe moment on this new, terraformed Earth.  The full-length trailer is available at www.youtube.com/DefianceUniverse .

 

Gamers can now preorder Defiance online and at major game retailers, and choose from multiple game bundles, digital and physical, starting at USD $59.99: Standard, Collectors, and a very limited number of Ultimate editions are on sale now. Each package allows players to delve deeper, and more quickly, into the persistent futuristic universe where the survival of Earth relies on your skills as an Ark Hunter leveling up in massive co-op battles and fierce multiplayer combat.

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