Microsoft's XSN Sports Brand Hits the Mountain with Amped 2

London - UK - 11th November 2003 - Microsoft Game Studios today announced that "Amped 2," the highly anticipated second installment in the popular snowboarding franchise exclusively for the Xbox®, has pulled some slick manoeuvres on its way to stores in the UK. "Amped 2" will be available wherever video games are sold on the 14th November for an estimated retail price of £39.99.

"Amped 2," part of the new XSN Sports™ brand from Microsoft Game Studios, is the ultimate freestyle snowboarding experience, offering one of the largest, most varied trick libraries of any snowboarding game and vast areas of wide-open, spectacularly rendered real world mountains. With the addition of Xbox Live™ and XSN Sports, "Amped 2" gives snowboarding fans the ability to challenge riders around the globe, track stats and check regional and worldwide ladders to see who is on top of the snowboarding world. For the next few weeks, gamers have an opportunity to hone their skills in "Amped 2" against challengers both online and off. All XSN Sports' features and functionality – including official XSN Sports "Amped 2" events – will officially become available to riders on 18th November.

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News source: MS Press Center UK

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