Leading computer software publisher Lighthouse Interactive and Dutch developer VSTEP announce the next incarnation for their successful Ship Simulator franchise: the official Ship Simulator 2008 add-on: New Horizons.
Ship Simulator has sold over 280,000 copies worldwide to date, and is available in 20 countries and 7 languages The 2008 Add-On New Horizons is scheduled for release on March 22, 2008 in the UK and Scandinavia. Release dates for other European countries and North-America are to be determined.
Erik Schreuder, CEO of Lighthouse Interactive: The add-on for Ship Simulator 2008 is a welcome addition to the acclaimed Ship Simulator series, which has already generated such a huge and loyal following. The large community of Ship Sim fans will now be able to hook up online, as well as enjoy the new sailing area of Cornwall, UK. The new vessels will also enhance their experience and allow fans to fully enjoy the true-to-life experience of this unique naval simulation series.
VSTEP’s CTO Pjotr van Schothorst: New Horizons is taking the Ship Simulator series one step further. With new, highly detailed vessels, a wide range of in-game and downloadable missions, advanced navigational features and stunning new visual effects, we hope to create a new level of realism for Ship Simulator fans worldwide! The Ship Simulator series is constantly evolving and New Horizons is a new logical step in our mission to create the most realistic naval simulator available!