GUILDFORD, UK. – May 2, 2012 – Electronic Arts Inc. announced today the availability of the EA SPORTS™ SSX ™ Mt. Eddie and Classic Characters DLC packs on Xbox LIVE® and the PlayStation®Network. Building upon the successful re-launch of the SSX franchise with 25 review scores of 9/10 or higher, the SSX DLC packs pay homage to the franchise’s rich heritage with the SSX Tricky inspired Mt. Eddie, three retro music tracks, and seven classic retro-themed characters from the SSX universe. SSX fans can purchase both packs as a bundle for £6.49 or download the packs separately for £3.99 each.
Inspired by SSX Tricky, Mt. Eddie adds a unique, nostalgic and fun gameplay experience to SSX, bringing back such fan-requested favorites as fireworks, terrain parks, grindable billboards and full loops for players to shred. In addition, Mt. Eddie offers an incredible visual environment to drop into as the visages of fan-favorite SSX characters are carved into the mountain in a tribute to Mount Rushmore.
DLC Pack Content and Price Breakdown:
Mt. Eddie Pack (£3.99/480 MS Points)
• Mt. Eddie – an all-new, SSX Tricky inspired mountain. Includes nine event drops, featuring a nine minute peak to base run
• Three classic music tracks
Classic Characters Pack (£3.99/480 MS Points)
• Seven classic retro-themed SSX characters from SSX 3 and SSX Tricky – includes: Elise, Kaori, Zoe, Eddie, Mac, Psymon and Moby
• Each character comes with an assortment of color combinations for their outfit
• Seven character-specific snowboards
Mt. Eddie & Classic Characters Bundle Pack (£6.49/640 MS Points)
• Bundle includes Mt. Eddie and Classic Characters packs
A modern day reinvention of one of the most critically acclaimed arcade franchises of all-time, SSX allows players to experience the franchise’s signature fun and adrenaline-packed gameplay across iconic regions all over the world. Using NASA topographical satellite data, SSX has a massive world for players to explore. Throughout nine expansive regions, SSX packs reality-defying gameplay into every run letting players Race, Trick, and Survive as they descend huge open mountains. In addition, Explore, Global Events and RiderNet – the SSX recommendation engine - headline an online feature set that will redefine social competition for gamers, making it fun and easy to compete with friends with no lobbies or wait times.
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