Distinguished Sports Videogame Franchise Expands Product Portfolio Through Release of Unique and Engaging Mixed Martial Arts Experiences
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - November 18, 2010 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Zuffa, LLC today announced that UFC® Undisputed™ 2010, the critically acclaimed sports videogame franchise based on the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Click here to purchase
The simplified virtual Octagon® experience features fast-paced and fun MMA action with unique and intelligent gameplay, 25 fighters from all five UFC official weight classes, a variety of competitive modes, extensive connectivity with social networking options, as well as access to the latest happenings in the UFC.
“UFC Undisputed 2010 raised the bar for sports videogames this year with an impressive feature set and unbeatable gameplay experience,” said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. “We believe this franchise has the ability to flourish in a handheld format, and we are pleased to deliver this compelling product for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.”
“The UFC Undisputed franchise is a huge hit with videogame and fight fans around the world,” said UFC President Dana White. “UFC Undisputed 2010 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are yet another way for fans to experience all the action inside the Octagon.”
UFC Undisputed 2010 is available for a suggested retail price of $6.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
About UFC Undisputed 2010 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
In UFC Undisputed 2010 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, players will explore a simplified interface, including swipes on the touch screen, to execute punches, kicks, takedowns and more, while quick and fun puzzle paths will be implemented for players to escape submissions. Featuring a roster of 25 prolific UFC fighters from all of UFC’s official weight classes, each with an authentic appearance, players will have access to an Exhibition Mode for quick-play single bouts, a Tournament Mode to compete for a UFC Championship and unparalleled social networking connectivity, enabling players to share game progress and achievements with friends through Facebook and Twitter. A Leaderboard System will encourage players to compare fight results with others and determine leaders in wins by knockout, submission or decision, while the UFC Portal will keep players up to date with UFC through the latest news and information on upcoming events, access to fighter profiles, PPV predictions and an active UFC ticker filled with updates. In addition, expansion packs for UFC Undisputed 2010 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are expected to begin this holiday, adding fighters from all five of UFC’s official weight classes. For more information, please visit community.ufcundisputed.com, facebook.com/UFCUndisputed and twitter.com/UFC_Undisputed.