Defy Reality, Own the Planet! EA Sports SSX in Stores Now
Explore Mode, Global Events and RiderNet Headline an Online Feature
Set that Will Redefine Social Competition
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced that EA SPORTS™ SSX™ is
available in retail stores throughout North America today and by March 2
around the world.* For the first time ever SSX, what IGN® calls
"An amazing, exhilarating ride" and "The game this generation has been
missing", is available in high definition on the Xbox 360®
videogame and entertainment system and PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system. One of the most critically-acclaimed titles coming
out of E3, SSX is currently featured on 15 ‘Most Anticipated
Games of 2012' lists.
DEFY REALITY, OWN THE PLANET! EA SPORTS SSX IN STORES NOW
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"We're extremely proud to finally bring back the SSX franchise,
one of the greatest wholly-owned IP franchises from EA SPORTS," said
Dean Richards, General Manager, Team & Action Sports, EA SPORTS. "We've
built SSX with the latest technologies giving it a more modern
look and feel, but everyone who has played it has agreed — this is 100
percent SSX at its core."
A modern day reinvention of one of the most critically acclaimed arcade
franchises of all-time, SSX will allow players to experience the
franchise's signature fun and adrenaline-packed gameplay across iconic
regions all over the world. Using NASA topographical satellite data, SSX
has a massive world for players to explore. Throughout nine
expansive regions, SSX packs reality-defying gameplay into every
run letting players Race, Trick, and Survive as they descend huge open
mountains. In addition, Explore, Global Events and RiderNet — the SSX
recommendation engine - headline an online feature set that will
redefine social competition for gamers, making it fun and easy to
compete with friends with no lobbies or wait times.
Become a fan of SSX on Facebook via www.facebook.com/easportsssx
or follow us on Twitter @EASPORTSSSX. For more information visit http://www.ea.com/ssx.
SSX was developed by EA Canada and is rated E by the ESRB, and
For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs,
forums and game communities, please visit www.easports.com
to connect, share and compete. To download assets for EA SPORTS SSX,
please visit the EA press site at http://info.ea.com
EA SPORTS™ is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the
world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive
technology, global videogame competitions and breakthrough digital
experiences. EA SPORTS delivers personal access to the emotion of sports
through industry-leading sports simulation videogames, including Madden
NFL football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA JAM
basketball, NCAA® Football, Fight Night boxing, EA
SPORTS MMA, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® golf, and EA
SPORTS Active. For more information about EA SPORTS, including news,
video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit www.easports.com
to connect, share and compete.
*March 15, 2012 in Japan
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company's game franchises are offered as both
packaged goods products and online services delivered through
Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and
tablets. EA has more than 100 million registered players and operates in
In fiscal 2011, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for
critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster franchises such as The
Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield, and Mass
Effect™. More information about EA is available at http://info.ea.com.
EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS Active, SSX, The Sims and Need for Speed are
trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. Mass Effect is a trademark of EA
International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. Battlefield is a trademark of
EA Digital Illusions CE AB. John Madden, NFL, NHL, NBA, NCAA, Tiger
Woods, PGA TOUR and FIFA are the property of their respective owners and
used with permission. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony
Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox and Xbox 360 are trademarks of the
Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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