Championship Manager 2010 Coming To Mac November 13th

Thursday 22nd October/...Beautiful Game Studios today announces that the number 1 selling PC Game Championship Manager 2010 is coming to the Apple Mac from November 13th courtesy of leading Mac developers Virtual Programming who have a strong track record of bringing classic PC titles to the Mac. Championship Manager fans can now look forward to a classic game experience from the most established name in the genre.

“We’re extremely pleased to be able to announce that Championship Manager 2010 will be coming to the Mac.” Stated Roy Meredith, General Manager of Championship Manager,“Following our successful launch of the PC game and strong PR campaign, we’ve seen a lot of requests for a Mac version and there is not long to wait now.”

Championship Manager 2010 on the Mac contains the same highly innovative features of its PC counterpart including; a bespoke 3D match engine with over 500 individual player animations created specifically for Championship Manager, a Set-piece creator giving users the chance to create their own unique free kicks and corners, Scouting Networks allowing users to set-up local networks in countries around the world and scout for local players and Practice matches helping users build and mould their perfect team or trial new players. The new features are more accessible than ever before thanks to the completely reworked user interface design.

“We’re thrilled to offer Mac owners the best football sim available on PC,” said Mark Hinton, CEO of Virtual Programming.“The new features found in Championship Manager 2010 bring with them a level of immersion not previously seen in the series, and we think the Mac community will agree.”

Championship Manager will be available across Europe from November 13th in selected retail stores and online priced with an SRRP£29.95. For more information on the Mac version visit http://www.vpltd.com

For more on Championship Manager please visit– www.championshipmanager.com

About Eidos

Eidos is the creator of some of the world's leading videogame properties, consisting of several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios, Eidos Game Studios, Eidos Hungary and Eidos Montreal, plus sales and distribution offices in Europe and the US. The Group has a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider™, Hitman™, Deus Ex™, Championship Manager™ and Just Cause™. Eidos is a wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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About Virtual Programming

Virtual Programming, Ltd. publishes many of the most exciting games available today for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPod touch. The company develops unique properties and works with some of the top developers around the world to bring gamers of all types top-quality entertainment. Its digital download service, Deliver2Mac serves content to hungry players 24 hours a day, while the iTunes App Store offers its best-selling games for iPhone and iPod touch.


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