Virtua Tennis Challenge Lands in the App Store Court

SEGA brings tennis to iOS and Android in time for the French Open

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – May 24, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced the release of Virtua Tennis Challenge™ on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and even more Android devices, in time for the French Open.

iOS and Android users can face off against 50 players with unique strengths and play styles to unleash crushing topspin smashes, slice shots, and lobs. All 18 stadiums will also be open with a variety of clay, grass, and indoor courts, each with different ball movement physics.

There are also three new modes exclusive to iOS. Online Multiplayer allows champs to face off over WiFi, Quick Match Mode puts players in one-point singles challenges to increase rankings and win virtual prize money and Training mode prepares trainees for the big leagues by running through drills. Both iOS and Android, however, will have access to SPT World Tour mode for the full tennis career experience, and Exhibition Match mode to quickly dive into singles or doubles matches. All devices can link up via Bluetooth™ to play against friends.

Virtua Tennis Challenge is available on both the iTunes App Store and Google Play for $4.99.

About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA®/’s global website is located at www.sega.com.

About SEGA® of Europe Ltd.
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA®/’s global website is located at www.sega.com.

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