This weekâ€™s Xbox Live game, Sid Meierâ€™s Pirates!, is now in Marketplace.
The strategy game is described as below:
All hands on Deck! Sid Meier’s Pirates! is an exciting high-seas adventure that allows buccaneers to helm one of 27 fully customizable ships as they descend upon unsuspecting ports of call to amass a motley crew of seafaring bandits. As a fearless Pirate Captain you will collect hidden treasure maps, undertake daring missions and courageous rescues, and swiftly hand out pirate-style justice to local braggarts at every port. The wild call of the ocean will lure you back to sea where you’ll encounter enemy pirates and engage in mind-blowing open sea battles unlike any other game before on the Windows Phone 7.
- Take the helm of 27 ships and customize them with assorted ammo, cannons and other upgrades
- The classic adventure by renowned creator Sid Meier, re-imagined for the Windows Phone 7 to take full advantage of touch controls
- Use the Windows Phone 7 touch controls to parry, counter and effectively out duel your opponents into submission with lightning quick moves onboard ships, in taverns, and even in the exclusive Governor’s mansion
- Challenge and pursue the most famous pirates in history, including Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and Henry Morgan"
The app is $2.99 and can be found in Marketplace here.