April 16, 2007 (Rockville, MD) — Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company, today announced that its best selling title, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow, has been added to the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system's Greatest Hits program. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow relives the action-packed adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow – as only he can tell it - and features voiceovers by Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow. The game is now available at retail outlets nationwide at a new suggested retail price of $19.99.
Offering a perfect blend of fast-paced action and adventure that captures the entertaining characters, settings, and spirit of the film, "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," players assume the roles of Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, and Elizabeth Swann. Players can hack and slash their way through a dozen locations with fully interactive environments and varied gameplay. The action takes place in a variety of lush, immersive settings, including burning buildings, wrecked ships, and moonlit caves.
"We are thrilled that Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow has been so enthusiastically received by consumers following its release last summer," said Vlatko Andonov, president of Bethesda Softworks, "The fact that the game has been added to the list of best-selling games for the PlayStation 2 system is a wonderful recognition of the legions of fans around the world who have enjoyed this entertaining title ."
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow is rated T for Teen. For more information visit http://pirates.bethsoft.com.
About Bethesda Softworks
Headquartered in Rockville, MD, Bethesda Softworks LLC, a subsidiary of ZeniMax Media Inc., is a premier developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software and has produced numerous award-winning titles, most recently with the 2006 PC and Xbox 360 Game of the Year and RPG of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and the 2002 PC and Xbox Game of the Year and RPG of the Year, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrrowind. Among Bethesda's more popular franchises are The Elder Scrolls series and Fallout, as well as licensed properties such as Star Trek. Its product line spans the sports, racing, RPG, strategy, and action genres. For more information on Bethesda Softworks' products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
About Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios is the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS). Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. Disney Interactive Studios is based in Glendale, Calif., and has four internal game development studios around the world including Avalanche Software, Fall Line Studio, Propaganda Games and Climax Racing. For more information, please log on to www.disney.com/videogames.
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