London, UK – August 8, 2013 – Ubisoft® today announced that Spartacus: Legends, the free-to-play title based on global hit Starz!® original series is available on the PlayStation Network. Spartacus: Legends delivers a deep and robust fighting game experience with intense visceral combat, ruthless and varied armor and weapons, eight unique and customizable fight styles, and devastating multiplayer action. Ubisoft’s first-ever, free-to-play title on console, Spartacus: Legends is also available on Xbox Live Arcade
Set during the late Roman Empire, Spartacus: Legends puts players in charge of their own stable of gladiators, with the goal of raising the most powerful house of warriors in all of Capua. Spartacus: Legends allows players to follow in the footsteps of Spartacus as he grows from a mere slave to near mythological status as the Champion of the Capua and Bringer of Rain. Developed by Kung-Fu Factory, Spartacus: Legends will completely immerse players in the glorious world of gladiatorial combat.
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 29 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 2012-13 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,256 billion euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
About Starz: Starz (NASDAQ: STRAZ, STRZB) is a leading integrated global media and entertainment company with operating units that provide premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television channels (Starz networks), global content distribution (Starz Distribution) and animated television and movie production (Starz Animation), www.starz.com.
Starz Networks is a leading provider of premium subscription video programming through the flagship STARZ® and ENCORE® pay TV networks which showcase premium original programming and movies to U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. As of March 31, 2013, STARZ and ENCORE serve a combine 56.7 million subscribers, including 21.6 million at STARZ, and 35.1 million at ENCORE, making them the largest pair of premium flagship channels in the U.S. STARZ and ENCORE, along with Starz Networks’ third network MOVIEPLEX®, air more than 1,000 movies monthly across 17 linear networks, complemented by On Demand and authenticated online offerings through STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY. Starz Distribution develops, produces and acquires entertainment content, distributing it to consumers globally on DVD, digital formats and traditional television. Starz Distribution’s home video, digital media and worldwide distribution business units distribute original programming content produced by Starz, as well as entertainment content for itself and third parties. Starz Animation produces animated TV and movie content for studios, networks, distributors and audiences worldwide.