NEWS - Monday, April 5, 2004
Fight Night 2004 Begins Shipping For XboxElectronic Arts today announced that its new boxing game, EA SPORTS(TM) Fight Night 2004 has begun shipping to retail locations nationwide for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system and Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft(R). The game is published under the EA SPORTS brand and features Light Heavyweight Champion of the World Roy Jones Jr. as its cover athlete. Built from the ground up to deliver the bone-crushing action of championship boxing, EA SPORTS Fight Night 2004 is an all-new boxing game that features Total Punch Control, a revolutionary all-analog control system. Total Punch Control allows gamers to throw punches, block, bob, and weave with unprecedented fluidity and precision by instinctively using the controllers thumbsticks. The game also includes a deep create-a-player option, career mode, and online play(a) for the PlayStation 2 console via EA SPORTS online. EA SPORTS Fight Night 2004 also includes 32 of the worlds best boxers -- from legends like Sugar Ray Leonard and Muhammad Ali to current greats like Roy Jones Jr and Lennox Lewis, as well as tomorrows superstars including new undisputed junior middleweight champ, Ronald "Winky" Wright. EA SPORTS is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world. Its top-selling titles and franchises include Madden NFL(TM) football, NBA LIVE basketball, FIFA Soccer, NHL(R) hockey, MVP Baseball(TM), NCAA(R) Football, and NASCAR Thunder(TM). EA SPORTS Fight Night 2004 was co-developed by EA Canada and EA Chicago. The official homepage for EA SPORTS Fight Night 2004 is http://www.fightnight2004.com.