Tuesday February 12, 2008
EA AND MAXIS TO SHIP SPORE IN SEPTEMBER
Redwood City, CA - February 12, 2008 - Get ready for the next Big Bang
this fall! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Maxis today
announced that Spore(tm), the highly anticipated game from the creators
of The Sims(tm), will be available at retailers worldwide the weekend of
September 7. Spore will be available for the PC, Macintosh, Nintendo
DS(tm), and mobile phones.
"The wait is almost over," said Maxis Chief Designer Will Wright. "We're
in our final stages of testing and polish with Spore, and the team at
Maxis can't wait to see the cosmos of content created by the community
later this year."
Spore gives players their own personal universe in a box. Create and
evolve life, establish tribes, build civilizations, sculpt entire worlds
and explore a universe created by other gamers. Spore gives players a
wealth of creative tools to customize nearly every aspect of their
universe: creatures, vehicles, buildings, and even UFOs. Players can
then seamlessly share their creations with the world or explore infinite
new galaxies created by other gamers.
Consumers can visit www.spore.com http://www.spore.com to sign up
for the Spore newsletter or check out all-new screenshots and video of
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded
in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular
handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
four brand names: EA SPORTS(tm), EA(tm), EA SPORTS BIG(tm) and POGO(tm).
In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles
that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game
site is www.ea.com http://www.ea.com
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