FROM SCi GROUP PLC
Copyright 2008 Eidos plc Press Release
[ November 13th 2008 ]
Entertainment Group plc, the holding Company of
Interactive Limited, is publishing its Interim
Management Statement for the period from 1 July
2008 to 11 November 2008, in accordance with the
UK Listing Authority's Disclosure and Transparency
year has commenced in line with our expectations.
As planned, no major products were launched in
this period with the majority of revenues derived
from the continued sell through of back catalogue
titles and distribution of third party products.
Raider Underworld will be released to plan
on 18 November in North America and 21 November
in Europe on the major platforms of Xbox 360,
PLAYSTATION 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS and PC
Games for Windows. A PlayStation 2 version is
also due for release in the New Year.
anticipated eighth instalment in the Lara
Croft franchise is the first to be led by
development on current generation technology and
is the first Christmas release since the year
the challenging economic environment we believe
the game will perform to our expectations and
we are pleased with the initial feedback. As we
move through the launch of Tomb Raider Underworld
our level of working capital will increase, covered
by our £25m committed debt facility, before decreasing
as we receive income from the game.
be updating the market on trading in January when
we will have information on the performance of
Tomb Raider Underworld.