XBOX BRINGS THE FOOTBALL SEASON TO RETAIL WITH AN EXCITING NEW EA SPORTSTM FIFA FOOTBALL 2005 SPECIAL OFFER
London – 8 October 2004 - Xbox®, the video game system from Microsoft, today announced that on sale from the 21st October, will be the limited edition EA SPORTSTM FIFA Football 2005 Xbox Live Starter Kit which will include a full copy of the game, an Xbox Live Voice Communicator and a twelve months subscription to Xbox Live for the recommended retail price of Ã‚Â£59.99.
The basic Xbox Live Starter Kit has also been refreshed - available from late October at the same price as before, Ã‚Â£39.99 rrp, the Starter Kit still contains an Xbox Live Voice Communicator and one year's subscription to Xbox Live however the demo games have been replaced with OutRunTM 2, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® 3 and EA SPORTSTM FIFA Football 2005.
"This is a fantastic offer for football loving gamers throughout Europe – we're giving them the best console on the market, the most successful football game ever and the best gaming experience available at the best value," said Michel Cassius, senior director, Xbox platform and Marketing. "Those with the most competitive streak will really relish playing against the best online footballers in the world with Xbox Live. And of course, any gamers who think their skills on EA SPORTSTM FIFA Football 2005 are world beating, can take part in the FIFA Interactive World Cup – visit www.FIFAinteractiveworldcup.com for more details".
There is also another way to find out what it's like to be a part of the growing Xbox Live community – with no obligation to purchase a subscription. Anyone with an Xbox and broadband internet connection can trial the online gaming service absolutely free for two months by purchasing one of a selection of 1st and 3rd party titles including; Halo 2, EA SPORTSTM FIFA Football 2005, and many, many more. Just ask in store for details or look for the trial card sticker on the cover of the games.
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