EA SPORTS BIG Breaks NFL TOUR to Retail Stores
Experience Fun Arcade Football That Anyone Can Play
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – January 8, 2008 – Are you ready for some football? Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that NFL Tour, a new NFL and NFL PLAYERS licensed arcade football video game, is now available in retail stores. In NFL Tour, complex controls are a thing of the past, now any football fan can pull off amazing highlight-reel plays using only a few buttons in fast-paced arcade action. With intuitive controls, fast-paced gameplay, and visually stunning graphics - NFL Tour is action-packed.
NFL Tour offers players a fun, and engaging experience with the NFL and its talented players. With real NFL players as teammates, players travel across the country to play against each of the NFL teams in newly custom-designed stadiums.
NFL Tour is an authentic yet uncomplicated arcade-style football game that features a responsive gameplay system and easy-to-use game controls. Appealing to both NFL fans and gamers, NFL Tour allows players at any skill level to storm the field and play competitively from the start.
"We are extremely excited about our new arcade football game, NFL Tour, which will provide players with a brand new exciting football experience," said Executive Producer Dale Jackson. "NFL Tour is a fun and accessible football game that will appeal not only to football enthusiasts, but also to casual gamers."
NFL Tour emphasizes individual player control. For the first time in a football video game, gamers have the Reversal System, a dynamic gameplay feature that allows players to have complete control of the action when offensive and defensive players collide. With the Reversal System, players can use well-timed button commands to deliver a run stopping tackle, or to break away from one. This new level of control gives gamers more options and power to affect the outcome on the field.
Developed in Orlando, Florida by EA Tiburon, NFL Tour is available for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360™ video game system from Microsoft for a suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information about NFL Tour, please visit www.easports.com/nfltour .
EA SPORTS is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world, with top-selling titles and franchises including Madden NFL Football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, NCAA® Football, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® and NASCAR® racing.