Massive update on SBK�09 official web site

Milan 21st July 2009 - Black Bean Games is glad to announce a massive update interesting SBK®09 Superbike World Championship web site, where racing weekends live again thank to the on board laps.

From now on, SBK®09 web site is enriched by the videos shown during the SBK® international live broadcast, immediately before the beginning of the Race 1.

Each on-board lap is made of footage taken from the virtual tracks of SBK®09 Superbike World Championship, the official video game developed by Milestone and based on official licence owned by Infront Motor Sports: the ultimate experience of the championship.

“Starring at the beginning of the official live broadcast is something we’re really proud of. Firstly, because this initiative further underlines the well established and collaborative partnership we built up with InFront Motor Sport throughout the years. Secondly because it’s a clear demonstration of how close SBK®09 tracks are to the real thing.” Commented enthusiastically Nicola Armellini– SBK®09 Brand Manager in Black Bean Games.

As a matter of fact, the official website of SBK World Championship®, in the area dedicated to the SBK® TV broadcasts, hosts a direct link to the video game web site where the videos are updated immediately after each rounds.

The utmost degree of reality achieved by the motorbikes performances as well as for the perfect design of the tracks and their surroundings, built on exact data from their real counterparts, allows SBK®09 to be the protagonist of the technical commentary. The on board laps are conceived to offer a complete overview of the track directly from a rider perspective in order to highlight the peculiarities of each passage, the right speed and the best ways to face each turn exploiting trajectories and motorbikes potentialities.

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About Black Bean Games

Black Bean Games is the publishing label of Lago S.r.l., which is part of the Leader Group. Leveraging 20 years of market experience and knowledge, Black Bean is ideally positioned to launch games coming both from internal and external development teams, harnessing strong licenses, original IPs and focusing on three main areas: Racing, Family&Lifestyle and Action-Adventure games.

For further information about Black Bean Games and its products, visit the following web site:

www.blackbeangames.com

About Milestone

Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is the biggest Italian developer and it is recognized worldwide as the leading Italian developer of interactive entertainment software specialized in racing videogames. In 2002 Milestone S.r.l. became part of the Leader Group. An obsessive desire for quality combined with an elaborate attention to detail have always been the trademarks and philosophy of the company. SBK® Superbike World Championship series is a clear example. Milestone is developing products for current and next gen platforms: PS2, PSP, Xbox360, PS3, PC as well as for Interactive Television.

www.milestone.it


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