Sony Computer Entertainment Reveal WipEout Pure PAL Download Package
* Leading European artists design exclusive free downloads
- Downloads in association with PumaTM
- Double the size of the game with new ships and tracks...
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce details of the final downloadable packages for the highly acclaimed and much anticipated WipEout PureTM - exclusive to PAL territories. Owners of this visually stunning, lightning paced racing combat game will be able to double the size of the game in the weeks and months after its release on September 1, 2005.
The first downloadable package to become available will be the Gamma pack (September 1), filled with exciting new tracks to race, such as the Exostra Run and Sebenco Peak. New skins for the ships are included,in the free download such as Tigron & Van Uber, giving them a great, fresh new look. Designed by some of Europe's most influential modern artists and designers, including French graffiti artist Scien and the UK's Jon Burgerman, Gamma downloads will wet the appetite for what's to come.
The second package available is Delta (September 16) which is brought to PSP and WipEout Pure fans in association with Puma, the sports, lifestyle and fashion brand. This exciting collaboration will include special turbo Puma racecraft as well as designer Puma skins and branded racetracks.
Next to download are the Classic Packs 1&2 (October 3 and 16) which will feature some of the original music, skins and ships including:
- Altima VII and Odessa Keys
- Assegai & Harimau Skins
- Goteki 45 Ship
- Porto Kora & Vohl Square
- Triakis & AG Systems Skins
- Icaras Ship
Omega finishes off the free download schedule and is guaranteed to get pulses racing - being excusive to PAL territories and not available in the US or Japan. More designer skins, ships and tracks will complete the downloads - which will have doubled the size of the game that everyone is talking about.
For the first time in gaming, WipEout Pure harnesses the resources of downloadable technology to take your gaming experience beyond limits. With PSP leading the interactive gaming revolution, WipEout Pure promises to be the purest, most personal entertainment experience possible. The power of gaming is in your hands.
For further information please contact:
Jennie Kong (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tel: 020 7911 8176 Fax: 020 7734 4926
Sony Computer Entertainment UK Ltd
Notes to Editors
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About PSPTM (PlayStation® Portable)
PSP is a new personal portable entertainment system that allows users to enjoy 3D games, with high-quality full-motion video, and high-fidelity stereo audio. With graphics rendering capability comparable to that of PlayStation 2, PSP features a 4.3 inch widescreen, high-resolution TFT display. PSP also adopts a newly developed compact but high-capacity (1.8GB) optical disc, Universal Media Disc (UMD), as its storage medium. With a wide range of accessories and connectivity options, including Memory Stick, USB 2.0, IR port and WiFi wireless LAN, PSP is the new entertainment platform from PlayStation.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PS one, PlayStation 2 and PSP software and hardware in 102 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. At the end of September 2004, over 39 million PlayStation units had been shipped across these PAL territories, over 100 million worldwide. Between its European debut on 24 November 2000 and the end of September 2004, over 25 million PlayStation 2 units have been shipped across the PAL territories, over 74 million world-wide, making it one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history.
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