COLOGNE, Germany, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, five-time Grand Slam winner Martina Hingis revealed tennis would feature on 'Kinect Sports: Season Two', a new, upcoming game for Xbox 360 which is set for worldwide release from October 25, 2011.
Appearing at 'gamescom', Europe's biggest gaming convention, Martina enjoyed the controller-free fun of the game which takes advantage of Xbox 360's revolutionary Kinect full-body-tracking technology - no controller required.
"It's really good fun and an enjoyable way to play tennis with my friends and family without needing a racket in my hand. With Kinect it's so simple, there are no controllers so all you need is your body!", said Martina
'Kinect Sports: Season Two' features a slate of new sports, including tennis, darts, skiing, American football and golf.
Exciting new features bring families and the world together like never before. Players can compete against each other in the living room as well as online via Xbox LIVE, Xbox 360's online entertainment service.
The first game in the Kinect Sports franchise, 'Kinect Sports: Season One', has sold over three million copies since its launch alongside Kinect in November 2010.
Notes to editors
'Kinect Sports: Season Two'Release Dates
- US: October 25, 2011
- EMEA: October 28, 2011
About Xbox 360
Xbox 360 is a premier home entertainment and video game system. Thanks to the addition of Kinect, Xbox 360 will forever transform social gaming and entertainment with a whole new way to play - no controller required. Xbox 360 is also home to the best and broadest games as well as the largest on-demand library of music, standard- and high-definition movies, TV shows and digital games, all in one place. The entertainment center of the living room, Xbox 360 blends unbeatable content with a leading social entertainment network of nearly 35 million Xbox LIVE members to create a limitless entertainment experience that can be shared at home or across the globe.
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