EA’s Grand Slam Tennis to Hit Retail One Week Early
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.— EA SPORTS™, a label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that both Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 10 and EA SPORTS Grand Slam® Tennis will ship to stores June 8 in North America, one week earlier than originally announced. EA SPORTS recently announced that the Wii™ version of Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 will be available packaged with the Wii MotionPlus™ accessory in both North America and Europe. In Europe only, EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis will be available with Wii MotionPlus at launch.
“This was important for us to bring in our ship dates for Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 and EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis to hit right at the launch of the new Wii MotionPlus accessory in North America,” said Todd Sitrin, Group Vice President Global Marketing, EA SPORTS. “Fans deserve great games that use the new accessory, and now they’ll have two that deliver authentic sports motion as soon as the Wii MotionPlus hits stores.”
Both Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 and EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis have been rated “E” by the ESRB. Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 has an MSRP of $59.99 when bundled with the Wii MotionPlus. Both products will be available for $49.99 without the accessory.
For more information, log onto www.easports.com. Media can find screenshots and videos of the games at http://info.ea.com. About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world’s leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA™, EA SPORTS™, EA SPORTS Freestyle™ and POGO™. In fiscal 2008, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.67 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA’s homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA’s products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS Freestyle and POGO are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Grand Slam is a registered Trademark jointly owned by Australian Open, US Open, French Open and Wimbledon. The mark ‘TIGERWOODS’ are trademarks of ETW Corp. and may not be used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of ETW Corp. PGA TOUR is a trademark of PGA TOUR, INC. and used by permission. Wii and Wii MotionPlus are trademarks of Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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