FREE-TO-PLAY ‘RIDGE RACER™ DRIFTOPIA’ COMING TO PLAYSTATION®3 AND PC IN 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE

CERGY PONTOISE, FRANCE – 11 April 2013 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today announced a new downloadable free-to-play title based on the smash RIDGE RACER™ franchise, RIDGE RACER™ Driftopia . The game is slated for release later in 2013 for PlayStation®3 and PC.

“At NAMCO BANDAI Games we are committed to embracing new business models alongside the still vital traditional retail sector,” said Olivier Comte, Senior Vice President, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe. “Free-to-play is playing an increasingly important role, so it’s very exciting to be bringing one of our most successful franchises to the free-to-play space for everyone to enjoy.”

RIDGE RACER™ Driftopia  will put the series’ irresistible signature drifting right at the heart of the experience, with more details to be announced soon.

For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and its entire line up of games, visit http://namcobandaigames.eu.

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About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.  The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™.  More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.eu or www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.

RIDGE RACER™ Driftopia © 2013 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

 


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