Missile Command For XBLA Sees ID4 Release

July 3, 2007

Microsoft has announced that it will be celebrating this Wednesday’s July 4 holiday with the release of Stainless Games’ Missile Command, a remake of Atari’s arcade classic, which could be yours for the low price of just 400 Microsoft Points ($5).

The game is the latest of six Atari classics making their way to the service, following April’s release of Centipede and Millipede. Other Atari classics announced for future releases include Battlezone, Asteroids/Asteroids Deluxe, Tempest and Warlords.

The new version of Missile Command will include among its many upgrades new HD visuals, surround sound, and support for local and Xbox Live multiplayer for up to two players.

Missile batteries at the ready, soldier!