|With the release of Blitz: The League just around the corner, Midway Games today announced a pre-order deal for the game. The deal has those pre-ordering the game for either the Xbox or PlayStation 2 receiving a 8.5� x 11� wall calendar with various cheerleaders from The League. The calendars are of limited supply, and will be available at retail outlets such as GameStop, EB Games and GameCrazy.
Reiterating past reports, Blitz: The League is in development at Midway�s Chicago studio, in collaboration with a writer from ESPN�s Playmakers show, and will follow the behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league. The game will have a campaign mode in which players, play through on-field violence, office politics and similar football-related events. The game will support online play for both the Xbox and PlayStation 2. Blitz: The League is slated for release next month for both platforms.