New York, NY - July 11, 2007 - 2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that Top Spin 3 is planned for release next spring for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system.
Created by 2K's critically acclaimed Paris studio, PAM Development, Top Spin 3 immerses players in a visually and physically realistic tennis experience. Using next generation technology, gameplay and graphics, Top Spin 3 is a benchmark-setting tennis experience with dynamic weather changes, evolutionary player visuals and the most comprehensive online offerings.
In Top Spin 3, players compete online and offline to rise in the ranks against current top ranked professional players. Adding a unique user-generated component, players can also use new player creator features that include free-form body sculpting, makeup and tattoos.
"This game transcends the boundaries of what has previously been achieved in the acclaimed Top Spin franchise by ensuring every detail is accurate, from the cloud cover to lighting, from sweat to dirt on clothing, to every drop shot, slice, lob and backhand," said Christoph Hartmann, President of 2K.
Top Spin 3 will be available for PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360 next spring. For more information, visit http://www.topspin3thegame.com/.
About PAM Development
Founded in 1997, PAM Development is located in Paris, France. In 2005, PAM Development was acquired by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. PAM has developed a diversity of sports titles on both consoles and PC. The studio is best known for Top Spin, first published by Microsoft on the Xbox video game and entertainment system in 2003. The sequel, Top Spin 2, was released in 2006 on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PC, Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance. The innovative gameplay, state of the art visuals and flawless online play made Top Spin one of the most acclaimed tennis franchises.