Rottenmann, Austria 22nd of October 2005: The final name of JoWooD`s skiing arcade simulation, approved by the Austrian skiing association Ã–SV, is “Ski Racing 2005 feat. Hermann Maier”. Supported by the skiing legend himself, the game will outrun all competitors with its quality and realism.
Marcel Uhlmann, Marketing Manager JoWooD Productions: “The developers have exceeded all our expectations with “Ski Racing 2005”. Everyone who tries this masterpiece and dares to race the steepest slopes will be overwhelmed by the feeling of speed!”
The game, developed in cooperation with the Austrian skiing legend Hermann Maier, has already received enthusiasm not only from athletes, but also form companies and institutions which want to participate in “Ski Racing 2005 feat. Hermann Maier”. Brands like “Atomic” and “Milka” are integrated as sponsors, and they deliver lots of high-valued products for sweepstakes. The main sponsor “Tirol Werbung” is a great partner for JoWooD, and even major TV Stations like ORF and PRO7 have joined the team.
Gerald Kossaer, International Marketing Director JoWooD Productions, describes the efforts in marketing and promotion: “The release of “Ski Racing 2005 feat. Hermann Maier” is getting closer and closer. Now it’s our job to communicate the great fun and the perfect skiing feeling embedded in our game. This will be one of the greatest marketing campaigns we’ve ever launched for one of our products!”
Release: 3 rd of December 2004
PS2, XBOX, PC
JoWooD Productions Software AG
JoWooD Productions Software AG is listed on the Vienna stock exchange and is a leader in the development of computer and video games. JoWooD develops and publishes internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all current and future games platforms. JoWooD has development studios in Vienna and Ebensee (Austria) as well as a further group of outstanding studios in Germany: Wings Simulations, Neon and Massive Development. The company’s headquarters are in Rottenmann/Austria with subsidiaries in Germany and Japan. JoWooD games are delivered through a worldwide network of distribution partners. For further information, please visit our homepage www.jowood.com.