Rally Master Pro now preinstalled on Sony Ericsson Satio and Vivaz

Hamburg, Germany, 08 February 2010– Starting immediately, the high-end 3D racing game Rally Master Pro will be preinstalled on the Sony Ericsson Satio™ and Vivaz™. Both smartphone models are ideal for games, thanks to the large display, 720 MHz processor, OpenGL graphics powered by Imagination Technologies’ PowerVR SGX, and touch and tilt support for controls. Those who already own a Sony Ericsson Satio™ can download the off-road racer from the Sony Ericsson PlayNow download shop for free from mid march on to tear up the track on asphalt, gravel, sand, or snow in classic rally style. Rally Master Pro on Satio™ and Vivaz™ will be shown to the public for the first time at the Imagination Technologies booth in Hall 1 at MWC in Barcelona.

Thanks to the high 640x360 resolution on the Satio™ and Vivaz™, the detailed landscapes and weather conditions in Rally Master Pro are optically better than ever on the wide-screen display. At the same time, the weather, track, and damage-dependent 4-point driving physics provide a distinct and realistic driving feel. With the unique, interactive replay, the last stage can be studied with numerous vehicle and TV cameras and individual sequences can be fast forwarded and rewound to reach the finish line with as few scratches as possible. In the adrenaline mode, the rally car must also reach the finish as undamaged as possible. In the game, the 3D damage model always allows an overview of the condition of the car– the repair options can be used as a mini-game between the stages to get the car fit again for the next test.

‘With the two high-performance models Sony Ericsson Satio™ and Vivaz™, the Swedes seamlessly expand their leading position in Java gaming with smartphones,’ says Michael Schade, CEO of FISHLABS Entertainment GmbH.‘Currently, the Satio™ and Vivaz™ offer the best game experience for Rally Master Pro on any mobile device.’

‘FISHLABS has been synonymous with high-quality mobile games on Sony Ericsson mobile phones for years,’ comments Sara Ponnert, Partner Manager Games, from Sony Ericsson.‘The latest version of Rally Master Pro once again offers an outstanding player experience and impressively demonstrates the performance of our latest smartphone models Satio™ and Vivaz™.’

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