XBOX 360

Press Release

December 10, 2005

Microsoft Corporation
CAPCOM Co., Ltd.

CAPCOM Announces “Lost Planet”,
Featuring Lee Byung Hun for the Xbox 360™!

CAPCOM Co., Ltd. and the Microsoft Corporation are pleased to announce the upcoming sci-fi action shooter, “Lost Planet”, for the Xbox 360 scheduled for release in next winter.

“Lost Planet” will feature Mr. Lee Byung Hun, an active South Korean actor known for his roles in various movies and dramas, as the model for the main character. Mr. Lee Byung Hun, already a top star in his own country, will be bringing his fascinating presence and talent to the world of “Lost Planet”.

“Lost Planet” is a sci-fi action shooter whose main character, after being saved by the Snow Pirates, goes on what remains of his memory to seek revenge against his father's betrayers through dangerous terrain and wildlife, while finding out the hidden truths behind this frozen planet.   Through visually stunning graphics, the player will be fully immersed in a world of mystical beauty a breathtaking snowy planet with blinding snowstorms, crumbling buildings in ruin, and epic battles with gigantic aliens that inhabit the land.

With the combination of CAPCOM's uniquely creative development team and the graphical prowess of the Xbox 360, consumers worldwide can look forward to experiencing a truly dynamic and immersive world with graphics that set the bar even higher for realism, from the hyper-realistic characters to the world-class CG cut-scenes. We at CAPCOM look forward to bringing even more novel and original content to gamers in the future on this new and exciting cutting-edge technology.

The Xbox 360 will be the first Next-Generation Game System for sale in Japan. With its support for high-definition resolution, surround-sound, a user-friendly on-line service, an ease and flexibility in customization along with other services, the Xbox 360 really brings the player the all-new Next-Generation digital entertainment experience that is “high-definition entertainment”. CAPCOM's new game, “Lost Planet”, is being developed for this new powerful Next-Generation system.


[ Product Information ]


Title: “Lost Planet Extreme Condition”


Platform: Xbox 360


Genre: Action Shooting


Release Date: Winter in FY2006


Retail Price: To Be Announced

[Profile: Mr. Lee Byung Hun]

Affiliation :

FANTOM Co., Ltd.

Birthday :

July 12, 1970

Appearances :

Movies :

“Jungdok” (“The Poisoning” / ”Addicted”) 2002
“Nuguna bimileun itda” (“Everybody Has Secrets”) 2004
“Three... Extremes ” 2004
“Dalkomhan insaeng ” (“A Bittersweet Life”) 2005

TV Drama:

“All In”

Commercials :

NTT Docomo “FOMA® N901iS” phone series
Samantha Thavasa Japan Limited “Samantha Tiara” promotion model and collaboration designer


As a worldwide leader in the gaming industry, Capcom is on the forefront of this new cutting-edge technology, and is proud to have produced a number of hit products such as Mega Man, Street Fighter, Onimusha, Devil May Cry and Resident Evil. Capcom will continue to provide customers with the best possible forms of innovative entertainment in this new and exciting media.


For additional information, please contact Capcom's support center at (+81-6-6946-3099) or visit

About the Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is a Next-Generation Game System dedicated to bringing the player the brand new, High Definition Entertainment experience through high-definition resolution, a flexible on-line service, and ease of customization.   This system will go on sale at the end of 2005 in North America, Europe and Japan.   The Xbox 360 is scheduled to be released in Australia, Columbia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, and Taiwan in 2006.

About Microsoft

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CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Public Relations Office: Tanaka, Tamoto
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel)+81-6-6920-6923 (Fax)+81-6-6920-5108

Microsoft Corporation Xbox Division Headquarters
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