For immediate release
London, 5th June 2009: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe today announced SingStar® Take That is coming to PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) on Blu-ray Disc and PlayStation 2. Take That fans are in for a treat this year as one of Europe’s hottest acts comes to SingStar. Set to launch late 2009, SingStar Take That will have fans and music lovers singing along to classic pop hits and soulful ballads that span the group’s hugely successful career. You can get practising this summer when the Take That SongPack comes to SingStore™, giving you five exclusive tracks so you’ll be ready to impress when SingStar Take That arrives later this year!
Featuring a collection of new and classic tracks from their multi-million album selling career, SingStar Take That is packed full of those tunes that will tug on your heartstrings and have you delivering the performance of your life. Grab your Wireless SingStar Microphones and get your mates together for a harmonious performance of uplifting, chart topping single Shine - or serenade your loved one with the heartfelt Back for Good and Could it be Magic.
Whether Take That stole your heart in their early days or won you over with their latest releases, prepare to put on a performance you’ll Never Forget and perform the hit ballads of one of the world’s hottest groups when SingStar Take That launches on PS3 and PlayStation 2 later this year.
As proud sponsors of the band’s record breaking UK stadium tour which sees the band perform to an audience of some 1.2 million people in just twenty shows, there’ll be the opportunity for fans across the country to warm up their vocal chords early, in dedicated SingStar sampling areas, at many of the concert venues.
For those with a PS3 there will be a taster Take That SongPack to download from SingStore, these tracks will be on the disc, but for those that just can’t wait– this SongPack is sure to get you singing.
To find out how you can unleash the SingStar in you and get the latest SingStar news, visit singstargame.com or please contact your local PR Manager:
Since its launch in 2004, SingStar® has become one of the world’s most popular games titles and a phenomenal success for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), proving that everyone wants a chance to sing along to their favourite tune. In four years and across both PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 platforms, SingStar has sold more than 16 million discs in SCEE territories and has seen more than 4.6 million tracks downloaded from online service, SingStore™.
About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PLAYSTATION®3, PlayStation®2, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network software and hardware in 99 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these formats, and manages the third party licensing programs for the formats in these territories. Since the launch of PLAYSTATION 3 in November 2006, over 21.3 million units have been sold globally and continue to be sold at a record level. Maintaining its position as one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history, PlayStation 2 has sold over 136.3 million systems worldwide. Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 50 million PSPs have been sold globally, highlighting the importance of the portable entertainment market. With the huge increase in interest and accessibility of network applications and network gaming, over 20 million accounts have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 380 million items have been downloaded.
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