EA Unveils Cover Athletes for EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis 2
In Stores Worldwide on the Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 by February 10
and in North America on February 14
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) today announced that tennis stars John
McEnroe, Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova will grace the global cover
SPORTS™ Grand Slam® Tennis 2, available in stores worldwide* by
February 10, 2012, and in North America on February 14, 2012. McEnroe,
one of the sport's most recognizable figures, is exclusive to the EA
SPORTS Grand Slam® Tennis franchise. Djokovic and Sharapova hold
seven Grand Slam® tournament singles titles between them, and
Djokovic currently holds the ATP Tour number one ranking. Alongside the
global talent is a roster of elite past and present players from around
the world that will adorn regional packaging.
EA Unveils Cover Athletes for EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis 2 (Photo: Business Wire)
John McEnroe, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova
Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova
Roger Federer, Boris Becker, Maria Sharapova
The title will be available for the first time in HD, on the Xbox 360®
videogame and entertainment system and PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system, including support of the PlayStation® Move
controller. Players can experience the authentic thrill of serving up
aces on Wimbledon's prestigious Centre Court, hitting cross-court
winners on the clay courts of the French Open, playing under the bright
lights at the U.S. Open or working on their serve and volley game at the
EA SPORTS Grand Slam® Tennis 2 will include a host of gameplay
All-New Total Racquet Control: Control every shot with the
right analog stick, smashing forehands, backhands, overheads and
volleys with precision, accuracy and power.
Become a Champion: Become a true Grand Slam® tournament
champion by capturing all four major championships in succession —
including Wimbledon (exclusive to the EA SPORTS Grand Slam® Tennis franchise).
PlayStation Move Support: The motion control experience gets
you on your feet and puts a racquet right in the palm of your hands.
Legends of Now and Then: Play with or against more than 20 of
the greatest players to ever grace the courts, including Roger
Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Bjorn Borg, Maria Sharapova,
Serena and Venus Williams.
Professional, Realistic, Organic (P.R.O.). AI: The playing
styles and behaviors of the sport's greatest stars are captured right
down to their signature swings and emotional reactions. Realistic
tactics and strategies are your keys to success against each legend
whether playing on hard court, clay or grass.
ESPN Grand Slam® Tournament Classics: Relive some of the most
memorable moments in tennis. From Borg versus McEnroe, to Nadal versus
Federer, play your way through history unlocking up to 25 amazing
moments of Grand Slam® tournaments.
For more information about EA SPORTS Grand Slam® Tennis 2, visit www.easports.com/grandslamtennis2.
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
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to connect, share and compete.
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forums and game communities, please visit www.easports.com
to connect, share and compete.
*Product will ship in Japan later in 2012
**Does not include France, Spain or Germany
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, The Sims and Need for Speed are trademarks
of Electronic Arts Inc. Mass Effect is a trademark of EA International
(Studio and Publishing) Ltd. GRAND SLAM is a registered Trademark owned
by Grand Slam Tennis Properties, Ltd and used under license by EA. John
Madden, NFL, NHL, NBA, NCAA, Tiger Woods, PGA TOUR and FIFA are the
property of their respective owners and used with permission.
"PlayStation" and the "PSP" 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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Ritu Sidhu, 604-456-3179
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