Winter Stars™ Available Now on Kinect for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 System and Wii™
Company: Deep Silver
LARKSPUR, Calif. - November 18, 2011
Just in time for the crisp winter season and upcoming holidays, Deep Silver’s realistic sports adventure Winter Stars is available today at retailers on Kinect™ for the Xbox 360®, PlayStation® Move motion controller for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and the Wii™ system from Nintendo including Wii Balance Board™ accessory. Featuring eleven different winter sports, both online and offline multiplayer, and an exciting, adventurous story, Winter Stars offers an incredibly expansive, immersive motion-controlled sports experience. Through an active, enjoyable experience for the whole family, Winter Stars brings these wild winter sports and eighteen lush, stunning environments to life.

“From what we saw, Winter Stars seems to be aiming high, which is a pleasant surprise for those wanting a quick snow-sports fix for their living room,” writes Kevin Smith, Features Editor of Official Xbox Magazine.

“[Winter Stars] does a good job of mimicking the sports they represent,” writes Gieson Cacho, columnist for the San Jose Mercury News.

Winter Stars features:

• A variety of winter activities including snowmobiling, bobsledding, downhill skiing, figure skating, biathlon, free ride skiing, snowboard cross, ski jumping, paraskiing, curling, and short-track.
• Compatibility with Kinect for Xbox 360, PS Move motion controller for the PlayStation 3 system, and the Wii Balance Board™ accessory for Wii™.
• Online multiplayer with up to four players on the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network, PlayStation 3 system, and Wii™.
• Career mode with experience points to personalize and upgrade your character with winter gear and equipment such as new snowboards and upgraded bobsleds.
• “Family mode” for players of all ages and skill levels to compete on a level playing field.

Winter Stars is now available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 for Kinect™ for Xbox 360 and $29.99 for PlayStation 3 system and Wii™. It is rated “E” for “Everyone” by the ESRB.

About Deep Silver, Inc.
Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community. The company has published more than 100 games worldwide since 2003 and is currently working on the launch of its highly-anticipated zombie action thriller, Dead Island™. Deep Silver, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH. For more information, please visit

About 49Games GmbH
49Games is Europe’s leading independent development studio in the realm of sports entertainment software for video consoles and Windows PC. With a total of 18 published multi-platform sports titles for PlayStation 3 system, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Windows PC, the studio is among the most experienced console development teams in Germany. Together with their own “TC3” engine, the 70-head strong team guarantees international game production at the highest level.

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