THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Zuffa, LLC today announced the worldwide release of UFC Undisputed™ 2010, marking the highly anticipated return of the critically acclaimed videogame sports franchise based on the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, the Ultimate Fighting Championship. UFC Undisputed 2010 features over 100 of the world’s most talented mixed martial artists, unmatched combat gameplay, a robust Career Mode and innovative new online features, delivering the most authentic and expansive UFC videogame experience to date. UFC Undisputed 2010 is rated "T" for Teen and is now available at retail outlets for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system for a suggested retail price of $59.99. The game will be available for the PSP (PlayStation®Portable) system in September.
"UFC Undisputed 2010 raises the bar for sports games across the board with a huge gameplay feature set that includes a superior combat system, a variety of new modes and a groundbreaking online fight camp feature," said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. "Online fight camps represent a massive online advancement in the fighting and sports genres, putting the emphasis on building and progressing as a team, while enabling players to continually enhance their MMA skills."
"UFC Undisputed 2010 is the best sports videogame you’ll play this year and makes other fighting games look pretty primitive," said Dana White, president, UFC. "UFC is the world’s premiere MMA organization, and UFC Undisputed 2010 is the only videogame that delivers the authenticity and intensity of the UFC in the virtual Octagon."
The online fight camp feature in UFC Undisputed 2010 introduces a never-before-seen gameplay dynamic to the sports and fighting genres, allowing players to form camps of up to 40 people, similar to clans in first-person shooters or guilds in a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. The feature will allow players to join together online to fight, train and progress as a team. In addition to providing a rich online experience, the feature brings a prominent part of MMA culture to the game, as real-life fight camps and training regimes play vital roles in a fighter’s preparation and success inside the Octagon. In addition, players will be able to manage their camps from anywhere in the world through UFC Undisputed 2010’s community site at community.ufcundisputed.com. Exhibition Mode also returns to UFC Undisputed 2010, letting players around the world fight against each other online.
The online features in UFC Undisputed 2010 are accessible through a numerical code packed into every copy of game. The one-time-use only codes can also be purchased via Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 400 Microsoft Points and PlayStationNetwork for $5.00 for second-time buyers. For more information on purchasing codes for online use, please visit community.ufcundisputed.com.
UFC Undisputed 2010 is the only MMA videogame that delivers the action, intensity and prestige of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Players navigate an unparalleled roster of more than 100 prolific UFC fighters, each fully rendered to convey a photorealistic appearance. Enhanced combat brings greater authenticity and more customization, as players manage Octagon control with new strikes, submissions, transitions, cage positions and more. UFC Undisputed 2010 encourages online camaraderie like never before, giving players the ability to form fight camps, train like real-life UFC fighters and go online to compete against other camps in the virtual UFC world. In addition to an expanded Career Mode, UFC Undisputed 2010 introduces three new gameplay modes, including Title Mode, Title Defense Mode and Tournament Mode. So you wanna be a fighter? This is how. For more information about UFC Undisputed 2010, please visit www.ufcundisputed.com and www.thq.com.