BE PREPARED TO MASTER YOUR ENVIRONMENT

London— Monday 25th June, 2007— Do you wish you could master your environment and perform feats beyond what others believe to be possible? With the imminent release of Project Sylpheed, Tenchu Z and Vampire Rain on Friday 29th June, Microsoft is making sure that players have everything at their disposal to successfully master their environment at the specially created site– www.xbox.com/master-your-environment.

Prospective Ninjas can learn the art of stealth, scaling walls, and utilizing sound, smell and sight to master the‘Stealth Kill’, while those with a taste for space combat will be briefed on the staggering number of enemy craft and immense bosses that must be destroyed in order to save the universe in Project Sylpheed. Finally, players that aren’t happy unless the hair on their neck is standing on end will find all the information required to survive the rain-soaked, fiend-infested streets of Vampire Rain.

Information on each game can also be accessed directly at www.tenchu-z.com, www.project-sylpheed.com and www.vampirerain.com, which will soon be available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Furthermore, those that can’t wait until release day to master their environment can experience Tenchu Z and Project Sylpheed immediately thanks to the demos, available now, on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. A Vampire Rain demo arrives later on the 7th of August.

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For more information, please contact:

Kate Szlendak / 0118 909 5334 / v-kaszle@microsoft.com

About Xbox 360

Microsoft revolutionized the gaming industry with the November 2001 launch of Xbox ( http://www.xbox.com), its first-generation video games and entertainment system, now sold in 26 countries around the world. This holiday season Microsoft debuts its next-generation system, Xbox 360, in Europe, Japan and North America, to be followed by availability in Australia, Colombia, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan in 2006. Xbox 360 is the most powerful video game and entertainment system, delivering the best games, the next generation of the premier Xbox Live online gaming service, and unique digital entertainment experiences that revolve around you.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq“MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.


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