id Software and Activision confirmed Friday that Enemy Territory: Quake Wars for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 will ship May 27 in North American and arrive on European and Australian store shelves on May 30.

“Based on the critically-acclaimed game from id Software and Splash Damage for Windows PC that won more than forty E3, Editor’s Choice and Game of the Year awards, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars pits the armies of Earth’s Global Defense Force (GDF) against the invading alien menace, the Strogg,” id said Friday. “Set within the expansive Quake universe in the year 2065, this ultimate team and mission-based multiplayer warfare game offers consoler gamers distinct classes, vehicles and weapons to choose from, giving players countless ways to join the battle.”

id Software logoPlayers work as a team to defeat the enemy and achieve objectives either online against other players or battle offline with surprisingly lifelike AI. Across multi-mission campaigns, players earn experience and promotions while stats are recorded globally for players to track their rank and prestige in the community at

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