Generation: Gamerz Shine up the Warhammer and join the Battle March

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No your eyes do not deceive you and my ever-itchy trigger finger did not fire one too many icons at the top of this article. Namco Bandai has announced they are bringing Warhammer: Battle March to the Xbox 360. In addition they are continuing the march on the PC with the expansion Warhammer: Mark of Chaos - Battle March. This marks the debut of the series on the Xbox 360 and brings the brutality, strategy and drama of warfare to life with six unique playable armies, fully customizable units and intense online clashes.

But the ever-present question floats to the top of my mind again, will it allow for cross-platform battles? PC Gamer vs. X360 Gamer?

On the Xbox 360, Warhammer: Battle March includes the original content from Warhammer: Mark of Chaos as well as all-new features, intuitive control schemes and support for online play via the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network. Thrusting players into Games Workshop’s renowned fantasy world, players will be able to control six unique armies – the Empire, Chaos, Skaven, High Elves as well as the all-new Dark Elf and Orcs & Goblins forces – as they battle for supremacy in a world torn apart by constant warfare. The individual units of each army can be customized in great detail, allowing players to put their own mark on their fighting force and strike fear into their opponents with terrifying combinations of weaponry and armor. Players can also control Heroes and Champions for each army, high-powered units that gain new abilities as they tear through the opposition. Placing the focus of gameplay on combat and tactics rather than tedious resource management, Warhammer: Battle March on the Xbox 360 features two control schemes for both master battlefield tacticians and novice warriors that offer full control over all aspects of the player’s army. On Xbox LIVE, up to four players can engage in massive multi-army clashes in head-to-head and team-based modes of play. 

An expansion to Warhammer: Mark of Chaos for the PC, Warhammer: Mark of Chaos - Battle March builds upon the game’s tactical foundation to offer new units for each army as well as an original campaign and new online modes. Players will be able to experience the mysterious sorcery of the Dark Elves and the savage brutality of the Orcs and Goblins in an all-new chapter of the game’s single player campaign as they battle to overcome an invasion by the armies of Chaos.

Ok so no word from Namco Bandai on the cross-platform abilities but considering the games were announced together and the recent announcement of Games for Windows LIVE well... maybe, just maybe we will get it this time.

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