WARWICKSHIRE, UK - November 27, 2008 - Codemasters Online and Microsoft are pleased to announce that the release date for the highly anticipated game Sensible World of Soccer(SWOS) has been set for December 19 on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The wait is finally over for the many thousands of dedicated fans of the seminal game that shaped a generation as Codemasters Online and Microsoft confirm the game's imminent release.
Sensible World of Soccer brings with it all the classic elements to a new generation of players. The game keeps all of the original touches that made it such a genre defining title, as well as introducing all-new optional enhancements to bring the game bang up to date. Sensible World of Soccer introduces players for the first time to all-new online multiplayer modes allowing players globally to take up the challenge and compete in intense online football matches in true Sensible Soccer style. The game also includes both original and updated custom graphics modes from the original designer of SWOS allowing players to experience the game in high definition.
"We are extremely pleased to announce that SWOS is coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade before Christmas," says Tim Hodges, Assistant Product Manager. "Players are going to have a great holiday playing one of the best known and most-loved retro classics of all time. The wait has definitely been worthwhile, the online play is a blast and the game looks amazing. We are confident that players both new and old will feel the same way."
Sensible World of Soccer will be released on December 19th on Xbox 360 via Xbox LIVE Arcade.
For more information please visit: www.swos-game.com
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