More than five years after the game was first announced, retailers have been told they can expect to put Aliens: Colonial Marines on their shelves next February. Based on the Aliens film series, the game will feature single-player and co-operative modes, plus a competitive multiplayer mode. Publisher Sega has announced the game will be launched on 12 February 2013 for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, with a Wii U version to follow at a later date.