MICROSOFT ONCE AGAIN BRINGING E3 HOME TO XBOX 360 OWNERS AROUND THE GLOBE

LONDON– 3rd July– For the second year running, fans around the world thirsting for a sneak preview of the upcoming Xbox 360™ games and entertainment line-up can get together with friends to experience the E3 Media&Business Summit (E3)— the biggest video game industry event of the year— in high definition from the comfort of their own homes.

From Tuesday 10th July until Friday 13th July, Microsoft Corp. is bringing E3 home to owners of the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system through its second annual E3: Bringing It Home, which offers downloads on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace of the hottest content from the show.

Connect to the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network and bring everyone together in the living room to enjoy the E3 experience with E3: Bringing It Home.

Xbox 360™ owners will be able to download high-definition content direct from the show including the following:

· Microsoft’s E3 2007 press conference will be available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace in high definition later next week

· Video updates direct from the show

· A selection of game trailers, themes, gamer pictures and demos will be available from the hottest E3 titles such as these:

“Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation” (NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.)

“Assassin’s Creed” (Ubisoft)

“BioShock” (2K)

“Blue Dragon” (Microsoft Game Studios)

“Burnout Paradise” (Electronic Arts Inc.)

“CALL OF DUTY® 4: MODERN WARFARE™” (Activision)

“FIFA Soccer 08” (Electronic Arts)

“Guitar Hero III” (Activision/RedOctane)

“Lost Odyssey™” (Microsoft Game Studios)

“Madden NFL 08” (Electronic Arts)

“NCAA Football 08” (Electronic Arts)

“Need for Speed: ProStreet” (Electronic Arts)

“Project Gotham Racing® 4” (Microsoft Game Studios)

“The Simpsons Game” (Electronic Arts)

“Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08” (Electronic Arts)

“WWE® SmackDown® vs. Raw® 2008” (THQ)

In addition to all this content, there will be many surprises, so fans should stay tuned to the Xbox LIVE calendar ( http://www.xbox.com/en-us/live/marketplace/ticker.htm) for updates about what E3: Bringing It Home content will be available during the show.

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

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