All sports games deserve a franchise, even tennis. 2K Sports announced Top Spin 4
today and the opportunity to play exclusively as Andre Agassi, only if you pre-order from GameStop. There doesn’t seem to be too many details on the features other than vague descriptions such as “a bold new take on the sport of tennis”, “experience first-hand an uncanny level of realism in the player and stadium models”,” authentic audio captured directly from real tennis matches” and “new innovative controls to dominate the competition.” So yeah, we should get more details on that later I guess. Anyways, let’s focus on Agassi and his flowing locks. Yes, the Andre you get at GameStop will be Vintage, which should be Andre AND his hair will be in the game. For full details on the Agassi pre-order, check the info after the jump. Otherwise, take a look below:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2K Sports Serves Up Another Winner with Top Spin 4
Captures all the intensity, emotion and excitement of a real-life tennis match; exclusive opportunity to play as Andre Agassi, one of the all-time tennis legends, with GameStop pre-order in North America
New York, NY – September 7, 2010 – 2K Sports announced today that Top Spin 4, the latest iteration of the Top Spin tennis simulation video game franchise, is scheduled to release in 2011 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ system from Nintendo. Gamers that pre-order* Top Spin 4 in North America from GameStop will receive an exclusive vintage Andre Agassi playable character while supplies last.
“Top Spin 4 is shaping up to be the most realistic and exhilarating tennis game in the Top Spin franchise,” said Greg Thomas, president of product development for 2K Sports. “For this iteration, the development team is focused on delivering a bold new take on the sport of tennis by allowing gamers to experience first-hand an uncanny level of realism in the player and stadium models, authentic audio captured directly from real tennis matches, and all-new innovative controls to dominate the competition.”
In development at 2K Czech, Top Spin 4 brings the competitive action of tennis to life like never before with redesigned controls, jaw-dropping player models and Signature Style animations, enhanced TV-style presentation elements, and one of the deepest player rosters to date featuring tennis’ top athletes and legendary pros. To commemorate the fourth version in the Top Spin series, 2K Sports is offering an exclusive vintage Andre Agassi playable character for free in North America only when gamers pre-order and reserve their copy of Top Spin 4 at GameStop.
Details of the pre-order offer are as follows:
• Available while supplies last for all GameStop online and in-store pre-orders of Top Spin 4 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system. The vintage Andre Agassi playable character is only available with this offer and is redeemable at time of purchase.
• Online customers: Code and instructions on redeeming the vintage Andre Agassi playable character will be emailed when the game releases.
• Store/in-store pickup customers: Code and instructions on redeeming the vintage Andre Agassi playable character will be printed on the receipt at time of purchase.
For additional information, please visit: www.gamestop.com/topspin4.
Top Spin 4 is not yet rated by the ESRB. For more information, visit: www.facebook.com/TopSpin4 or follow Top Spin 4 via Twitter: @2KSports.
*Pre-order only valid for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Top Spin 4.