PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END VIDEO GAME SAILS INTO BLOCKBUSTER POSITION IN EUROPE
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is Number One All Format in UK, France and Germany
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, the highly anticipated video game from Disney Interactive Studios, has been a successful selling all format video game in UK, France and Germany since its launch in May.
Inspired by the events, locations and characters from the second and third box-office record breaking "Pirates of the Caribbean" films, the Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End video game lets players take on the roles of Jack Sparrow, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann and other familiar characters as they face swashbuckling skirmishes and acrobatic manoeuvres while journeying beyond the films.
"We are extremely pleased with the success of our Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End video games," said Craig Relyea, vice president of marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. "Fans all over the world are drawn to the dynamic gameplay and stunning graphics that provide players with a truly immersive experience that goes beyond the events of the films."
Following the incredible success of the latest movie of the same name, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End has proven to be a massive success with gamers across all of Europe:
In the UK it took the No. 1 position* on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and No. 3 on Nintendo DS and the Wii home video game system.
In France, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End took the No. 1 position* on Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3, PlayStation 2 and PSP system, No. 2 on Windows PC, No. 4 on the Wii and No. 8 on the Nintendo DS.
In Germany, the game took the No. 1 position* on PLAYSTATION 3, No. 2 on the PSP system, No. 3 on PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 and No. 4 on the Wii. On Windows PC and Nintendo DS, the game is No. 12 and No. 17 respectively.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is available worldwide for the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3, Wii, PlayStation 2, PSP system, Nintendo DS and Windows PC. More than 2.8 million copies of the game were shipped to retail stores worldwide last month.
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About the "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" film
"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" picks up where the record-breaking 2006 smash hit left off, with our heroes Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) allied with Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) in a desperate quest to free Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) from his mind-bending trap in Davy Jones' locker. With the terrifying ghost ship, The Flying Dutchman, and its commander Davy Jones under the control of the East India Trading Company, there is havoc on the Seven Seas. Navigating through treachery, betrayal and wild waters, the heroic trio must forge their way to exotic Singapore and confront the cunning Pirate Sao Feng (Chow Yun-Fat). Now headed beyond the very ends of the earth, each must ultimately choose a side in a final titanic battle - as not only their lives and fortunes, but the entire future of the freedom-loving Pirate way hangs in the balance. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Gore Verbinski from a screenplay written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio.
About Eurocom Entertainment Software
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About Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios is the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS). Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. Disney Interactive Studios is based in Glendale, California and has four internal game development studios around the world including Avalanche Software, Fall Line Studio, Propaganda Games and Climax Racing.