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NAMCO LTD. ANNOUNCE RIDGE RACER 6™ FOR XBOX 360™ IN PAL TERRITORIES

Drift on. Nitrous on. Game on!

LONDON, UK, 30th September 2005 - Namco Ltd. today confirm the PAL version of Ridge Racer 6TM for Xbox 360TM. Electronic Arts, the world's leading interactive entertainment software company, will co-publish the game in PAL territories.

Ridge Racer gamers were screeching across the asphalt long before drift racing became a phenomenon. Now, the game that revolutionised arcade racing blazes a trail to Xbox 360, featuring hi-definition graphics, powerful sound and improved nitrous system combined with an unparalleled sense of speed.

Ridge Racer 6 on Xbox 360 comes packed with more than 130 cars and 30 circuits, the most courses in any of the series so far! For the first time ever, it will also feature online compatibility with Xbox Live® offering endless hours of drifting excitement.

 The Ultimate Racing Challenge

Ridge Racer 6 offers more content than any of its predecessors; featuring new modes, 30 circuits and over 130 vehicles, including 8 special cars and a classic mini-game on starting the game!

 New 'World Explorer' Mode

The major new feature offering more than 230 races for gamers to choose from according to their gaming style

 Improved Nitrous System

Unleash the nitrous and experience the intensity of new speed levels

 Xbox Live Features

Compete head-to-head in online races. Challenge the worldwide unified time attack ranking in Global Time Attack. Upload/download Ghost data for more challenges.

About Namco Limited

Namco, with headquarters in Japan was established in 1955 and has consistently provided a high level of expertise in the entertainment industry. With games such as TekkenTM, Ridge RacerTM, Time CrisisTM and SoulcaliburTM, Namco has become a successful developer and publisher, esteemed throughout the world for the games of excellent quality it has produced.

RIDGE RACERTM6 ®2005 NAMCO LTD., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Namco is a registered trademark of Namco Ltd.

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (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 videogame systems, personal computers and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA SPORTS BIGTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2005, EA posted revenues of $3.1 billion and had 31 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.

About Xbox 360

Xbox 360 is the next-generation video game and entertainment system that places gamers at the center of the experience. Available this holiday season in Europe, Japan and North America, Xbox 360 will ignite a new era of digital entertainment that is always connected, always personalized and always in high definition.

Electronic Arts, EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG and POGO are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live, and the Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox Live logos are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries and are used under license from owner. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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