CHAMP MANAGER 5
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[ August 2nd 2004 ]
one of the world's leading publishers and developers
of entertainment software, announces that the
number one selling football management series
Championship Manager is to appear on Xbox and,
for the first time ever, PlayStation 2. Championship
Manager 5, the latest instalment in the series,
will be released in spring 2005 on both formats.
The game is being developed by Gusto Games.
Manager was first released in 1992 and the series
has now sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.
Championship Manager 4 is the UK's fastest-selling
PC game, having sold 124,627 copies in its first
week of sale in March 2003. The PC version of
Championship Manager 5 will be released in October
2004. Championship Manager 5 lets you choose a
club and manage it to glory, dealing with everything
from transfers and training, to tactics and the
media. The action can be viewed via a 2D match
engine enabling you to make tactical decisions
as the game unfolds. Championship Manager 5 is
the closest thing to real-life football management.
Kemp, European managing director of Eidos says:
"This is a great opportunity for us to build upon
the phenomenal success of the Championship Manager
brand by taking it to a whole new audience. We
have long been aware of the great demand among
PlayStation 2 owners to experience the world's
most successful and realistic football management
game. Our new technology being developed for Championship
Manager 5 has been designed in a way to enable
a faithful recreation of the Championship Manager
experience on PlayStation 2 and Xbox."