Virtual Skipper Online, Free game download starting today.

November 12, 2008

Virtual Skipper Online, Free game
download starting today.

Focus Home Interactive and Nadeo
are happy to announce that Virtual Skipper Online is available as a free PC game

Virtual Skipper Online is a
magnificent simulation with intense regattas in solo or multiplayer mode,
outstanding graphics and an ultra-realistic sea modeled and animated to
perfection. It is a benchmark for sailing fans and played online by a large
community of players from around the world.

Based on a model that is close to
the TrackMania Nations free game, also created by Nadeo, Virtual Skipper Online
is a complete game with access to a solo mode enabling players to benefit from
servers to meet and play against players from around the world in excellent

"Nadeo demonstrated with TrackMania
Nations that a free game can intelligently exist along with a paid version,"
states Cédric Lagarrigue, CEO of Focus Home Interactive. "There are already more
than 3 million players subscribed to the free game of TrackMania Nations and
hundreds of thousands of players for the paid version of TrackMania United
Forever. Today, TrackMania is simply the most played online game for PC. Today,
we offer a similar version for Virtual Skipper in order to open the exceptional
quality niche game that is so popular with sailing fans. Being a free game that
is easily accessible will help it reach a large audience to become a strong
benchmark in online games."

Virtual Skipper Online is available
for free download. Take the helm of the most famous boats such as Class America,
Open 60, Melges 24 or even offshore racers to sail the four corners of the world
in 14 of the best competitive watercourses, either solo or in multiplayer mode.

Virtual Skipper Online:

  • Online and offline regatta
    simulator, the benchmark for all sailing games.

  • Alone or with other players,
    navigate 14 legendary watercourses including Valencia, Marseille, Trapani and
    Malmö – all venues of the America’s Cup. Discover the prime locations for
    competitive sailing such as San Francisco, Sydney, Porto Cervo, Auckland,
    Vancouver, Wight, Quiberon, Rio and even Qingdao.

  • Play online with players from all
    around the world (integrated chat, player-ranking systems, avatars,

to download the game (879 MB)
Virtual Skipper 5 Free