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15th December 2011 - Hampshire, UK/... Deep Silver and doublesix digital today announced the new Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Special Editions Music and Football for PlayStation®3 and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Whether you are the ultimate football fan or music is just your thing, these two booster packs will offer you an exciting game show challenge. These editions were produced in cooperation with 2waytraffic International, part of Sony Pictures Television, which owns and licenses the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? format around the world. It will be available to fans worldwide except North America.

Are you ready to be musically bamboozled? The “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Special Editions” Music booster pack has nearly 600 musical themed questions to confound and bewilder even the most skilled aficionados from the world of pop and rock. Challenge family and friends or test yourself against our global leaderboard. Pump up the volume and Polish your dancing shoes!

Tighten your studs, lace up your boots and shoot to score! The “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Special Editions” Football booster pack brings you additional questions that will test even the ultimate football fan. This General Knowledge expansion pack promises thrills and spills as you try your hand with nearly 600 Football themed questions from around the globe as you try to win that virtual million!

Based on the world’s most successful TV game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Special Editions retains all the excitement and atmosphere of the original program.

These two Special Editions can be purchased (€ 2,99, £ 1,99, 240 Microsoft Points) from the PlayStation®Store and the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system. Both booster packs will be available from the 21st December 2011.

Contestants participate in the Fastest Finger First round and then scale a mountain of questions in the quest for that elusive virtual million, making judicious use of the three classic lifelines - Fifty-Fifty, Ask The Audience, and Phone-A-Friend. It’s a social experience, too: up to four friends can compete locally to outdo each other, with each person’s score dependent on their speed.

But the standout feature of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Special Editions is the introduction of special licensed question packs featuring the biggest names from movies, TV and much more. The two Special Editions   Who Wants To Be A Music Millionaire? and Who Wants To Be A Football Millionaire?  can be purchased as an extension to the original Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Special Editions game.

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For more information or to request a review copy / run a competition, please contact Stu, Kaydine or Colette At Lunch PR:

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About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to pros and beginners, children and adults.

Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including own brands like Dead Island, the critically acclaimed zombie action game with RPG elements, the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, successful adventures such as the Secret Files series and Lost Horizon, the role-playing game Risen and well-known licenses like the Chernobyl shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky and Prison Break: The Conspiracy, the action adventure based on the popular TV series. Deep Silver has announced more upcoming highlights such as Risen 2, the sequel to the hit RPG, and Sacred 3. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 15 years of experience in the digital media distribution business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Capcom, Codemasters, Kaspersky Labs, Paradox Entertainment, Square Enix, Tecmo-Koei, and System 3 etc. in various European countries. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the USA. www.kochmedia.com

About 2waytraffic

2waytraffic, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is a global leader in the development, distribution and brand management of light entertainment content across multiple platforms, including television, mobile, interactive and consumer products.

The company is an integral part of Sony Pictures’ Television’s (SPT)’s international production business, which has a presence in key territories around the world, including the US, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Brazil and Hong Kong.

As part of the SPT family, 2waytraffic has access to one of the largest and most diverse light entertainment catalogues in the world. This  high-quality catalogue includes the classics Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, Dragons’ Den, Pyramid and The Dating Game, as well as new hits such as Stand Out from the Crowd, The Duellists and Plain Jane.

2waytraffic’s international division is responsible for exploiting the light entertainment catalogue to TV broadcasters and all other platforms, including interactive applications and consumer products.

About doublesix digital publishing

doublesix digital publishing is an award-winning video game publishing and development studio and is part of the Catalis Group. doublesix is the developer behind South Park Lets go Tower Defence Play! released on Microsoft XBLA, the critically-acclaimed shooter Geometry Wars: Galaxies and its big own IP hit, Burn Zombie Burn! which has recently been released on Mac and soon on iOS. DDP is dedicated to producing the highest-quality, original and licensed IP digital-distribution titles across all platforms: XBLA, PSN, PC and iOS and much more.  

About CBS Consumer Products

CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company's extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films.  Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise.  For more information, visit www.cbsconsumerproducts.com.

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