KONAMI REVOLUTIONIZES XBOXTM WITH DANCE ANCE REVOLUTION ULTRAMIXTM
MEGA-HIT DANCE GAME DEBUTS ON NEW PLATFORM IN OCTOBER 2003
Leading videogame publisher, Konami of America, Inc., a subsidiary of Konami Corporation today announced that its ever-popular dancing game series, Dance Dance RevolutionTM will debut on the XboxTM video game system from Microsoft in October 2003 with Dance Dance Revolution UltramixTM. Offering a whole new gaming audience the opportunity to strut their stuff on the dance floor, the game features new content including hot licensed songs, online and downloadable content via the Xbox Live online service, exclusive music for the U.S. market as well as robust and never-before-seen game modes.
Xbox owners will get up off the couch, move to the hippest tunes in town and finally experience the dancing phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. Simply connecting a specially designed dance pad to the console allows players to track their dance moves and recreate the Dance Dance RevolutionTM arcade sensation, right in the comfort of their living room. Through the use of the Xbox Live online service, Dance Dance Revolution UltramixTM will be the first online and expandable version of the game ever. Unlike previous games in the series, an online community of Dance Dance RevolutionTM fans will now be able to download new songs and dance steps as well as compete with other players online and participate in Internet rankings.
Dance Dance Revolution UltramixTM includes signature modes such as the "Work Out" and "Edit" modes, and new game modes that have never appeared in previous editions of the game, such as the "Challenge Mode." In the "Work Out" mode, players can track burned calories during any dance session while the "Edit" mode lets them customize dance steps for every song, develop player-specific routines as well as trade dance patterns with friends. The all-new "Challenge Mode" gives players specific objectives that must be accomplished through various rounds of play and adds a whole new dimension to the interactive dancing experience. Appealing to gamers of all ages, this innovative game is the perfect combination of entertainment, competition and exercise!