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SSX goes on tour

Posted by: John at 5/4/2005 5:26 PM
With EA's bad quarter, let's hope they pick it up. With that they are announcing SSX On Tour for the PS2 and Xbox. You can now create your own boarder and race against the familiar SSX cast of characters. Guess we'll see some of it in action at E3.


EA Announces SSX On Tour; Rule the Slopes in the Latest Release from the Critically Acclaimed SSX Franchise

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2005--Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS) announced today that SSX On Tour (working title), the latest title under the EA SPORTS BIG(TM) brand, will be available in stores worldwide this fall. SSX On Tour is in development in Vancouver, B.C. by EA Canada, home to the critically acclaimed franchise. SSX On Tour is the fourth iteration in the series, which historically has won numerous industry awards.

"SSX On Tour is a completely fresh take on the SSX franchise," said Steve Barcia, senior producer on the game. "Building on the core speed and trick gameplay that has been so successful in the past, you can now choose your way to become a black diamond rockstar."

SSX On Tour allows players to create their own boarder or skier and take them from a wannabe to a mountain rockstar. Players can get noticed in all-new shred challenges where they earn an invitation to The Tour where they'll face the best racers in the SSX cast. Fly down the all-new tracks, and master the new monster tricks for both boarding and skiing to make it to the top of The Charts.

SSX On Tour is in development for the PlayStation(R) 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube(TM).

For more information about SSX On Tour please visit our press web site at http://info.ea.com.