SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 9, 2010 – Today, Ubisoft announced the launch of new downloadable content for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game™. The new content will be available on PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system on November 9 and will come later this month on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 coinciding with the film’s Blu-ray and DVD release on November 9th.
The download is priced at $2 and includes the new playable ‘Knives Chau’ character, as well as two new game modes: Battle Royale and Dodge Ball. In addition, Ubisoft will also offer a free patch, which upgrades the player’s original gameplay to co-op.
Developed in collaboration with Universal Partnerships & Licensing, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game™ is based on Bryan Lee O’Malley’s award-winning graphic novel series and the Universal Pictures film directed by genre-smashing filmmaker Edgar Wright.
The game follows ‘Scott Pilgrim’s’ quest to date ‘Ramona Flowers’ by defeating her seven evil exes. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game is a rock ’n’ roll action love story for the 8-bit generation with an arcade-style, beat-’em-up experience inspired by many classic retro games of the ’80s and ’90s. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game is rated “T” for TEEN by the ESRB.
For more information on Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game, please visit: http://shop.ubi.com/scottpilgrim.
About Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
In Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Edgar Wright brings Bryan Lee O’Malley’s hugely popular graphic novel series to life with gravity-defying action and videogame-inspired graphics. Joining lead actor Michael Cera is one of the coolest ensemble casts ever to share the big screen including Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Live Free or Die Hard), Kieran Culkin (Igby Goes Down), Chris Evans (upcoming Captain America: The First Avenger), Academy Award® nominee Anna Kendrick (Twilight series, Up in the Air), Alison Pill (Dan in Real Life), Aubrey Plaza (“Parks and Recreation”), Brandon Routh (Superman), Jason Schwartzman (Funny People), Johnny Simmons (Jennifer’s Body), Mark Webber (Broken Flowers), Mae Whitman (“Parenthood”) and Ellen Wong (“Runaway”). Scott Pilgrim vs. the World also boasts an awesome soundtrack featuring original music by Beck and performances by Broken Social Scene, Metric and more.
About Universal Partnerships & Licensing
UP&L oversees Universal’s consumer product licensing, film and home entertainment promotions, and all corporate alliances for Universal’s theatrical, home entertainment, theme parks and stage productions. This dedicated division is also responsible for monetizing the Studio’s vast library of films and characters through licensing, branding and marketing opportunities. UP&L is part of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% owned by Vivendi.
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