Today Ubisoft, Gearbox Software, and The History Channel, announced that a Brothers In ArmsÃ¢â‚¬â€œinspired documentary on World War II will premiere on The History Channel. Known for its unprecedented combination of authenticity, compelling story and squad-based action, the Brothers in Arms franchise established itself as a benchmark for military action games quickly after its initial Xbox release in March 2005. The two-hour special, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Brothers in ArmsÃ¢â‚¬?, is produced by Foglight Entertainment for The History Channel. The television special, hosted by actor Ron Livingston (Band of Brothers) will premiere on The History Channel on Sunday, December 18th at 8 pm ET/PT.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Ubisoft is very excited that The History Channel has chosen the Brothers In Arms video game to tell the amazing stories of the Greatest Generation,Ã¢â‚¬? said Tony Kee, vice president of marketing at Ubisoft. Ã¢â‚¬Å“This collaboration between the television and video game industries brings these inspiring stories to life in ways that have never been done before.Ã¢â‚¬?