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Matchpoint - Tennis Championships

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Simulation
Publisher: Kalypso Media
Developer: Torus Games
Release Date: July 7, 2022

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'Matchpoint - Tennis Championships' Hits One Million Downloads

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2022 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT

Matchpoint - Tennis Championships is a brand-new simulation title that delivers authentic gameplay and an immersive tennis experience.

By using the right tactics, intelligent player positioning, and utilizing authentic ball physics which are a central part of the gameplay – players will be able to top the tennis tables in tournaments and competitions around the world. Sophisticated character animations and unprecedented player control are combined within Matchpoint – Tennis Championships, creating realistic rallies in which every swing of the racket counts.

As a modern tennis game, Matchpoint - Tennis Championships promises a dynamic and immersive gaming experience with an extensive career mode and a unique rivalry system. At the time of release, 16 well-known tennis stars will be integrated into Matchpoint - Tennis Championships. From the current number two in the world ranking list Danill Medvedev – to other top ten world ranked players such as Garbine Muguruza, Andrey Rublev, Casper Ruud and Hubert Hurkaczs. More renowned players will also be playable, with Nick Kyrgios, Benoît Paire, Heather Watson, Hugo Gaston, Madison Keys, Victoria Azarenka, Carlos Alcaraz, and Pablo Carreño Busta.

The integration of sports and fashion brands such as Uniqlo, Nike, and Head, all integrated into the game and the players' equipment, will also add an authentic atmosphere in Matchpoint - Tennis Championships.

Publisher Kalypso Media and developer Torus Games announced that Matchpoint – Tennis Championships has exceeded one million downloads since its launch in July 2022. 

"Here at Kalypso Media, we would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our fantastic community and to give thanks for all their continuous support of the game. More than a million players have now taken to the virtual courts of Matchpoint – Tennis Championships to take on the challenge of becoming World #1. Its extensive career mode, unique rivalry system and authentic ball physics all combine to create a truly dynamic and immersive tennis gaming experience. With over one million tennis rivals out there to now choose from, players can go racket-to-racket across the globe using the game’s fully cross-platform multiplayer. "

And, with the title arriving on Nintendo Switch on 20th October 2022, the world of virtual tennis is about to get even greater.

Key Features:

  • Enter the world of professional Tennis. Matchpoint – Tennis Championships offers a deep career mode featuring a unique merit-based ranking system.
  • Create your own 3D tennis star. Choose your look, fashion and play style with an array of customization options including true to life techniques such as left-or right-handed, onehanded or twohanded backhand.
  • Dominate the court as a tennis professional. Matchpoint – Tennis Championships features 16 real-life international tennis stars from the professional circuit, including Nick Kyrgios, Kei Nishikori, Amanda Anisimova.
  • Fully customize your athlete and wearables. From rackets to clothing, the game features gear from all of tennis’ name-brands including Babolat, YONEX, HEAD, and many more. Unlock special equipment by winning competitive matches.
  • Master all strokes and shots in grand style. Determine the outcome of a rally by choosing the best technique for the time: top spin, flat, lob or slice shot.
  • Take on opponents in local or online matches. Play against a cunning AI or face your friends and rivals on the court via local sessions and online cross-play.
  • Study your rival’s moves and tactics. Watch your opponents and get to know their strengths and weaknesses to gain a tactical advantage before you even hit the court.
  • Practice makes perfect: hire a personal coach to hone your skills. Buff your strengths and diminish your weaknesses with an in-game coaching system of individual training modules.
  • Fine-tune your tactics in Practice and Mini-Game modes: Jump into a variety of mini-games to hone your perfect game and become a force to be reckoned with on the court.
  • Compete in exhibition matches at spectacular venues around the globe. Each court has its own characteristics; study your arenas of play and adapt your game to grass, clay and hard courts.
  • Replay mode. Breakpoint or deciding match point, capture your fiercest rallies on film and study the outcomes to improve your game.

Matchpoint - Tennis Championships is available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Steam), followed by Nintendo Switch on October 20, 2022.


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