Quebec City, Canada, (January 17, 2012 – Sarbakan today announced it has collaborated with Ubisoft Montreal to create downloadable content (DLC) for the game Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012, exclusively for Kinect for Xbox 360, a first for the Quebec City–based game developer. Sarbakan’s workout will be available for download on Xbox Live as of January 17, 2012.
“Sarbakan is thrilled to be working with Ubisoft on a game with real-life benefits,” said Guy Boucher, President of Sarbakan. “Designing games for Kinect opens the gateway to innovations in gameplay and game mechanics, and Sarbakan is proud to have created a workout on Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012.”
Sarbakan’s DLC is part of the “Back in Shape” mode, available on Xbox Live. It features a weight loss workout created by Ubisoft and a weight control workout, designed by Sarbakan. This 40-minute weight control routine features a training room, game environment and exercises entirely created by Sarbakan.
“Working with Sarbakan on Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 enabled us to offer online gamers more content and gameplay, a key element in today’s industry,” explains Stéphane Decroix, Executive Producer on Mainstream brands at Ubisoft Montreal.
In stores since November 2011, Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 is the sequel to Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, the #1 fitness game on Kinect that has sold over 2 million copies to date.
Sarbakan is a renowned independent game studio specializing in original game creations. It also offers a wide variety of mobile and digital console game development services. With over 13 years of proven experience as a game studio, Sarbakan delivers memorable and high quality experiences for its worldwide publishing partners and customers. Sarbakan is a first-party game developer for Microsoft, and has created over 700 titles since its inception. World-renowned media and entertainment giants turn to Sarbakan for its unique and insanely creative approach to creating original IPs. For more information, visit sarbakan.com.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2010-11 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated sales of €1,039 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.