Today Ubisoft announced that Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie, based on Universal Pictures' December 14 release, King Kong, from three-time Academy Award winner Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings trilogy), has officially gone "Gold" on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube system and Windows PC. The title will launch in North America November 22 at the manufacturer's suggested retail price of $49.99 and is rated "T" for Teen.
"Ubisoft is extremely excited to reach this milestone in collaborating with Peter Jackson, Wingnut Films and Universal Studios Consumer Products Group," said Yves Guillemot, president and chief executive officer of Ubisoft. "The response among the media, core gamers and the mass-market audience has been tremendous and we can't wait to launch Ubisoft's most impressive and successful game of 2005 – Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie."
While the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft version of Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie is slated to go "Gold" the first week in November, it too will launch on November 22, 2005, alongside its console counterparts and the Game Boy Advance title Kong The 8th Wonder of the World. PSP (PlayStation Portable) system and Nintendo DS versions of Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie will launch soon thereafter.