The European versions of Carrier Command were released in the smaller sized traditional Rainbird box, with the exception of the Spectrum and Amstrad cassette versions, which were released in crystal cases.
From the depths of the ocean, vast energies force molten lava to the surface, leaving volcanic islands to cool in the steaming waters. This new land offers a rich supply of elements and materials exhausted elsewhere on the planet and vital to continued life. It is no surprise to learn that a foreign power is attempting to occupy the islands and grab the resources exclusively for themselves.
NOW TAKE COMMAND OF THE LATEST MULTI-ROLE ASSAULT CARRIER. LET BATTLE COMMENCE...
FLY HIGH SPEED STRIKES AGAINST ENEMY FORCES - PILOT POWERFUL AMPHIBIOUS TANKS INTO COMBAT - CUSTOMISE YOUR TANKS AND PLANES - CHOOSE FROM A MASSIVE VARIETY OF WEAPONS FROM THE CARRIER STORES - ZOOM IN ON YOUR MAPS TO PLAN YOUR CAMPAIGN - SPY ON THE SUPPLY LINES OF THE ENEMY - DEFEND THE CARRIER AGAINST RELENTLESS ATTACK
CARRIER COMMAND - THE GAME OF A LIFETIME
There were a couple of different Carrier Command adverts published in the UK. One advert was for the ST/Amiga versions and the other (somewhat prematurely) for the 8-bit versions - including a PCW version that was never even attempted.