Haarlem, The Netherlands – 6 January 2010 - Premier PC and videogame publisher Iceberg Interactive is very pleased to announce the signing of publishing rights for various countries for Sail Simulator 2010 PC. Developed by Dutch studio Stentec Software, Sail Simulator 2010 is the most professional sailing simulator ever made and will amaze sailing and simulation enthusiasts with its stunning look, feel and realism.
Iceberg Interactive has acquired the rights for retail and digital download release in the United Kingdom & Ireland, France, Scandinavia, Benelux, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The UK will kick off with a 26th February 2010 release, with Dutch, French and German releases later in Q1 and Q2.
Erik Schreuder, CEO of Iceberg Interactive says: “We’re extremely pleased to publish such a high quality simulation game and look forward to building a great, long running sim franchise, as we have done in the past with others. This type of game really fits the bill for Iceberg Interactive, and we think this is a great start to 2010 for us.”
Wouter Kuik, MD of Stentec Software added:”Our team is very happy with this deal. We strongly believe in the professional approach of Iceberg on the North European market. A lot of gamers will be given the chance to enjoy super realistic online sailing. We hope and expect a lot of them will join the growing Sail Simulator racing community.”
Features for Sail Simulator 2010:• The most realistic and best looking sailing simulation software ever made.
• For sailors and gamers of all ages above 6.
• Learn to sail with several boat types and weather. Ideal for boat trim and regatta training.
• Online Multiplayer sailing and racing with open and organized sessions. Create your own online session with racing courses and weather and compete in popularity with other sessions.
• Compete through an evolutionary session ranking and personal ranking system. Train a race as much possible. Beat strong sailors to become the top ranked sailor in the world.
• Sailing fleet: Laser, 470, Valk, VOR70, Bavaria 36, YD40.
• Sailing areas: Scheveningen, Cabrera, Koh Hong, Treasure Island.
About Stentec Software
Stentec Software is a leading developer of simulation and navigation software for the leisure yachting market, , with offices in Heeg and Utrecht in the Netherlands. Founded in 1983, the company has developed several successful sailing and motorboating simulation games over the past years, the latest one being Sail Simulator 5 (a.k.a. Sail Simulator 2010 in European retail). Stentec also produces and sells digital maps for its WinGPS navigation software. For more information visit www.stentec.com or www.sailsimulator.com.
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive is a fast expanding videogame publisher set to make a splash in the interactive entertainment industry. Staffed with industry veterans and with offices in key locations around the world, Iceberg Interactive is a new alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. Iceberg Interactive’s portfolio of products includes titles for both the PC and console platforms, with a special focus on the casual gamer and specialty niche products. This is reflected in our line-up which includes simulators, tycoon, adventure, and action games.
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