Electronic Arts (EA) has announced that tennis stars John McEnroe, Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova will grace the global cover of EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis 2, available in stores worldwide by Feb. 10, 2012, and in North America on Feb. 14, 2012.
McEnroe, one of the sport’s most recognizable figures, is exclusive to the EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis franchise. Djokovic and Sharapova hold seven Grand Slam tournament singles titles between them, and Djokovic currently holds the ATP Tour number one ranking.
Alongside the global talent is a roster of elite past and present players from around the world that will adorn regional packaging.
They include John McEnroe, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova (Global), Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal (France), Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova (Spain), and Roger Federer, Boris Becker, Maria Sharapova (Germany).[ Also Read: RMN Company Launches Entertainment Project ]
The title will be available for the first time in HD, on the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, including support of the PlayStation Move controller.
Players can experience the authentic thrill of serving up aces on Wimbledon’s prestigious Centre Court, hitting cross-court winners on the clay courts of the French Open, playing under the bright lights at the U.S. Open or working on their serve and volley game at the Australian Open.
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