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Ubisoft Announces Racquet Sports for Wii

December 10, 2009

UBISOFT® LAUNCHES RACQUET SPORTS

The First Multisport Racquet Game for Nintendo Wii

Today Ubisoft announced a new addition to its sports portfolio with Racquet Sports, a multisport game that includes tennis, ping pong, badminton, squash and beach tennis. Developed for Nintendo Wii, the game delivers an engaging and interactive experience for the entire family. Compatible with Wii MotionPlus and Ubisoft's Motion Tracking Camera for Nintendo Wii, players will receive a highly realistic and personalized gameplay experience. Players will experience easy-to-use controls that precisely simulate their movements and be able to play in multiple gameplay modes, from party to championship mode. Racquet Sports is scheduled to be released in North America in March 2010.

Racquet Sports engages players in 40 rich graphical environments in worldwide locations including an underwater reef, a Moroccan palace, a New York loft, and a fan-filled stadium. The multiplayer feature in Racquet Sports allows the entire family to play cooperatively with each other or to compete against each other at the same time. In addition, users will have the ability to customize their character's body and clothing with different looks and accessories.

"Ubisoft and Nintendo continue to reach new gamers with innovative casual experiences that push the industry forward,” said Adam Novickas, U.S. director of brand marketing at Ubisoft. "As racquet sports are some of the most popular sporting activities throughout the world, we are excited to bring a realistic interactive game experience for the entire family.”

Racquet Sports offers unprecedented realism and pinpoint gameplay mechanics bringing every serve, swing and backhand to life while replicating the experience in the comfort of the living room.

For more information on Racquet Sports visit: www.racquetsportsgame.com.  

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