For immediate release
Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, is pleased to confirm that it has signed the exclusive rights to use ProZone with the Championship Manager series, making its debut in Championship Manager 2007 on PC, released on October 13th 2006.
ProZone is regarded as the ultimate performance analysis tool. Developed in collaboration with the top coaches in the game, it uses unique technology to retrieve positional and statistical data on every movement, of every player, every 1/10th of a second. Praised by management heavyweights such as Arsene Wenger, Alex Ferguson and England's Steve McClaren, ProZone is fast becoming the analysis tool of all leading football managers.
"ProZone offers total support when visually explaining the strategy and tactics employed by managers and coaches.There is no better tool in football today, for managers to gather a wealth of tactical information on their own team as well as for scouting opposition strengths and weaknesses. What better alliance could there be for Championship Manager?" said David Rutter, Studio Manager, Beautiful Game Studios.
Championship Manager 2007 is a totally new iteration of the best-selling football management simulation. ProZone is a Match Analysis Tool, which provides an 'under the bonnet' reveal of statistical information relevant to every player and every game including; goals scored, runs made, shots/passes/tackles made or failed.
Championship Manager 2007 allows you to manage your club to glory, dealing with everything from tactics and training to transfers - everything you would expect a real-life football manager to do without owning a sheepskin coat.
Arsene Wenger Joined Arsenal in September 1996. The first full season with ProZone (2001-2002), Arsenal improved by 17-points and won the Premier League title.
The first season Manchester United used ProZone they improved by 12-points
The first season Everton used ProZone, they:
o Improved by 16-points
o Finished 7th in the league (3rd ever highest finish)
o Moved from 14th to 7th place (worth an estimated £3.5-million in revenue)
Teams that have utilised the ProZone analysis system have improved on average by 5-points per season.
For regular information and updates visit www.championshipmanager.com
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For further information, please contact:
Chris Glover - Head of Communications - Eidos Interactive
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8636 3000; firstname.lastname@example.org
About Eidos Interactive Ltd
Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Following the acquisition of EIDOS Plc in May 2005, the Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider: Legend, Conflict: Global Storm, Hitman: Blood Money, Championship Manager, Just Cause, Battlestations: Midway, Urban Chaos: Riot Response and the interactive rights to Reservoir Dogs and Highlander.