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Ubisoft and bethesda board Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow to hit PAL territories in July 2006

London, UK - April 18, 2006 - Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced that it has reached an agreement with Bethesda Softworks® to publish Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow, a pirate-themed action game for the Sony Playstation®2 and PC. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow is developed by 7 Studios and will be available in PAL territories in July 2006.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow brings an exotic blend of action and adventure that captures the colorful characters and spirit of the first movie," said Alain Corre, Executive Director at Ubisoft, EMEA territories.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow is a fast paced action-adventure game featuring a humorous retelling of events from the first movie told from the perspective of Captain Jack Sparrow himself. The player will make headway by using his sword, solving puzzles, and taking advantage of the environment.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow will be released in July 2006.

About Bethesda Softworks®
Headquartered in Rockville, MD, Bethesda Softworks LLC, a subsidiary of ZeniMax Media Inc., is a premier developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software and has produced numerous award-winning titles, most recently with the 2002 PC and Xbox® Game of the Year and RPG of the Year, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrrowind®. Among Bethesda's more popular franchises are The Elder Scrolls® series and Fallout®, as well as its licensed properties, Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Trek®. Its product line spans the sports, racing, RPG, strategy, and action genres. For more information on Bethesda Softworks' products, visit www.bethsoft.com.

About 7 Studios
Based in Los Angeles, CA, 7 Studios was founded in 1999 and has grown into a group of experienced artists, designers, programmers and managers who have the common goal of creating the highest quality entertainment software.

About Ubisoft:
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through its strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge videogame titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated revenue of 538 million for the 2004-2005 fiscal year, an increase of 8 percent over the previous fiscal year at constant exchange rates. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

® 2006 Bethesda Softworks LLC, a ZeniMax Media company. Audio/Visual elements ® Disney. Distributed under license from Buena Vista Games. Inc. Developed in association with 7 Studios. Co-published and distributed by Ubisoft Entertainment with Bethesda Softworks LLC. Bethesda Softworks, ZeniMax Media and their related logos are registered trademarks of ZeniMax Media Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. PlayStation and the PlayStation logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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