|THQ Announces Details of Extensive Downloadable Content Purchase Program for UFC® Undisputed® 3|
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI - News) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization today announced extensive downloadable content plans and a Season Pass Program for UFC® Undisputed™ 3, the forthcoming installment in the critically acclaimed mixed martial arts (MMA) videogame franchise based on the UFC®. The content offering, currently scheduled to include a wide variety of new fighters, historic UFC fights, career boosts and early access to unlockable content, will be available via Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. UFC Undisputed 3 is currently scheduled for release on February 14, 2012 for Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 system.
“With a large number of new playable fighters, access to historic fights and options for advanced player progression, UFC Undisputed 3 marks our largest offering of downloadable content to date for the franchise,” said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. “In addition, the Season Pass Program offers a great value proposition for those looking to enhance their experience with a variety of great content.”
“UFC Undisputed 3 is offering an unbelievable downloadable content offering to our fans around the world,” UFC President Dana White said. “They will be able to play as many of UFC’s rising stars, as well as have the opportunity to relive a number of amazing fights in UFC history.”
The UFC Undisputed 3 downloadable content program is currently scheduled to include the following items for purchase:
Fight of the Night Pack
Featuring UFC fighters renowned for having the most exciting fights of the night – Joe Lauzon, Rory MacDonald, Charles Oliveira and Sam Stout, along with former UFC fighter Anthony Johnson – the Fight of the Night Pack will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 400 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $4.99 USD via PlayStation Network in March 2012.
Featuring UFC fighters “The Korean Zombie” Jung Chan-Sung, England’s John Hathaway, Germany’s Pascal Kraus, Australia’s Kyle Noke and Italian Alessio Sakara, the International Pack will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 400 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $4.99 USD via PlayStation Network in April 2012.
Ultimate Fights Collections
The Ultimate Submissions collection, currently scheduled for release at launch and available free of charge on both videogame platforms, will include:
UFC 109: Mike Swick vs. Paulo Thiago
UFC 115: Mirko Cro Cop vs. Pat Barry
UFC 116: Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin
UFC Fight Night 19: Nate Diaz vs. Melvin Guillard
UFC Fight Night 21: Kenny Florian vs. Takanori Gomi
The Ultimate Rivals collection, currently scheduled for release at launch and available free of charge on both videogame platforms, will include:
UFC 92: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Wanderlei Silva
UFC 111: Georges St-Pierre vs. Dan Hardy
UFC 114: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Rashad Evans
UFC 117: Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen
The Ultimate Fighter® Season 9: Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida
The Ultimate Upsets collection, currently scheduled for release in March 2012 at a suggested purchase cost of 400 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $4.99 USD via PlayStation Network, will include:
UFC 92: Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
UFC 109: Chael Sonnen vs. Nate Marquardt
UFC 112: Frankie Edgar vs. BJ Penn
UFC 116: Chris Leben vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
UFC 121: Cain Velasquez vs. Brock Lesnar
The Mixed Bag collection, currently scheduled for release in April 2012 at a suggested purchase cost of 400 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $4.99 USD via PlayStation Network, will include:
Best of PRIDE® – Final Conflict 2003: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Mirko Cro Cop
Submissions – UFC 125: Takanori Gomi vs. Clay Guida
Upsets – UFC 110: Joe Stevenson vs. George Sotiropoulos
Rivals – UFC 124: Stefan Struve vs. Sean McCorkle
Knockouts – UFC 120: Dan Hardy vs. Carlos Condit
UFC Heavyweight Championship contender Alistair Overeem will be available at launch for consumers who participated in the limited time promotional offer on facebook.com/UFCUndisputed, the official Facebook page for UFC Undisputed 3. In addition, In addition, “The Reem” will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 80 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $0.99 USD via PlayStation Network in March 2012.
Enabling players to acquire additional points for created fighter development and save an estimated 8-10 hours of gameplay, the Create-a-Fighter Boost will be available at launch for a suggested purchase cost of 240 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $2.99 USD via PlayStation Network.
The All Unlockables offering will be available at launch for a suggested purchase cost of 160 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $1.99 USD via PlayStation Network.
THQ and the UFC organization also announced today the ability to pre-purchase select downloadable content at a reduced price point through the UFC Undisputed 3 Season Pass Program. For a one-time purchase cost of 1360 Microsoft Points for Xbox 360 or $16.99 USD via PlayStation Network, consumers will receive the following items:
Fighter Packs – Fight of the Night Pack and International Pack
Ultimate Fights Packs – Ultimate Upsets and Mixed Bag
UFC Heavyweight Championship contender Alistair Overeem
In addition, consumers who pre-order UFC Undisputed 3 from shopTHQ for either videogame platform will receive the game’s Season Pass free of charge, as well as free standard shipping in the United States or Canada.
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