Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII is a flight combat game for the PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and the Wii. It was released by Ubisoft during the second fiscal quarter of 2006 for both the North American and European regions. The game features 46 different World War II planes and allows the player to take part in numerous famous events (18 missions) from the war as a fictional squadron. Online support allows 16 players to take part in head-to-head and co-operative play battles. It was released on 24 March 2006 in the US, and 31 March 2006 in Europe.
On August 3, 2006 Ubisoft announced that the game would also be released for the Wii as a launch title. However the game was postponed, and did not make the Wii launch. It was released on Wii on March 20, 2007. On August 16, 2006 Ubisoft announced that the game would also be released for the PlayStation 3 and that it will be a launch title. This version features all-new missions, a 16 players online mode and support for PS3's controller motion sensing functions.
The European Windows version is protected by Starforce. At least one published American Windows version also uses Starforce.
As of 2007 an Arcade Version was in the works by Global VR and Mine Shaft Entertainment, and was released in 2008
- US December 12, 2006
- EU March 30, 2007
- JP N/A