Windsor, UK– January 18 2011 – 2K Sports announced today that Top Spin 4 , the latest iteration of the Top Spin tennis simulation video game franchise, will feature professional tennis athletes Rafael Nadal, Anna Ivanovic and Andy Murray on its cover. For the first time in a decade Andre Agassi will feature in an interactive entertainment experience for the current console generation. Top Spin 4 is planned for release on March 18, 2011 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ system.
“It’s great to be included in Top Spin 4 with such a unique line up of tennis players, past and present,” said 23 year old Andy Murray, British No. 1 and World No. 5 player.“It's exciting that 2K Sports is giving gamers the chance to face off against different pros in realistic and detailed interactive matches.”
In development at 2K Czech, Top Spin 4 brings the competitive action of tennis to life like never before with redesigned controls, jaw-dropping player models and enhanced TV-style presentation elements. Each of the title’s top athletes and legendary pros will be equipped with 2K Sports’ Signature Style animations, including player-specific swing styles and behavioral AI, custom celebrations and outfits.
“ Top Spin 4 does a phenomenal job capturing the unique authenticity and highly competitive skills of these 25 world-class athletes,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports.“When playing Top Spin 4 , we wanted consumers to feel they are playing more than a tennis game, we wanted them to feel like they are in a world title prize fight.”
Top Spin 4 features the largest roster in the franchise to date, including Andre Agassi, Bjorn Borg, Roger Federer, Jim Courier, Rafael Nadal, Boris Becker, Serena Williams, Patrick Rafter, Michael Chang, Dinara Safina, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic, Ivan Lendel, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, James Blake, Caroline Wozniacki, Nikolay Davydenko, Gilles Simon, Bernard Tomic, Eugenie Bouchard, Stanislas Wawrinka, Vera Zvonareva, and Jelena Jankovic.
Top Spin 4 is rated PEGI 3. For more information, visit: www.facebook.com/TopSpin4 or follow Top Spin 4 news via Twitter: @2KSports.
*Pre-Order only valid for Xbox 360 and PS3™ versions of Top Spin 4 .
2K Sports is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
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