Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS) announced today the development of NFL STREET 2, scheduled for release in early 2005 under the EA SPORTS BIG(TM) brand. The title is being developed by EA-Tiburon for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCube(TM) and Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft. Since its release in January 2004, NFL STREET has sold more than 1.5 million copies and was the second best-selling NFL videogame for the 2003 football season behind Madden NFL 2004.
NFL STREET 2 has been completely redesigned and reinvented challenging players to change the way the game is played. In addition to several new game modes, EA-Tiburon has added a whole new dimension to the game with interactive wall moves and style catches. NFL STREET 2 will be online(a) for Xbox Live(TM) as well as the PlayStation 2 console. The first video for the game will be released on the Madden NFL 2005 game disc in the EA SPORTS Extras section.
EA SPORTS is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world. Its top-selling titles and franchises include Madden NFL(TM) Football, FIFA Soccer, NHL(R), NBA LIVE basketball, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR(R), MVP Baseball(TM), NCAA(R) Football and NASCAR(R) 2005: Chase for the Cup(TM). The EA SPORTS home page is www.easports.com.
News source: PlanetGameCube