updated 02:10 pm EST, Fri March 7, 2003
Ubi Soft Entertainment announced that , the massively-multiplayer online (MMO) game for both PC and Macintosh, has gone gold and will be available on retail shelves on March 25: "Set in a dark fantasy world burning with strife and unrest, Shadowbane takes the MMO genre to new heights of possibility by offering gamers an unparalleled challenge. It combines immersive role-playing with deep strategic elements such as city management, army creation, siege warfare and economic development. Shadowbane is also the first MMO to offer a Dynamic World Model, in which players' actions and decisions permanently change the history, politics and landscape of the game." Limited edition pre-order boxes are available at select retailers (and online) for $40, which will provide customers with exclusive early access to three select races: Minotaur, Aracoix and Centaur. It requires Mac OS X 10.2.