258w ago - Now available for download worldwide via PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3, the content enables players to update their virtual WWE experience with new playable Superstars and ring gear.
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 originally launched on November 9, 2008 and is available at major retailers worldwide.
Press Release: NEW CONTENT FOR WWE SMACKDOWN VS. RAW 2009 NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD VIA PLAYSTATION NETWORK
Leading Fighting Videogame Franchise Set to Expand the Virtual WWE Universe With New Playable Superstars and Clothing Choices
THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced the availability of the first downloadable content package for WWE¬® SmackDown¬® vs. Raw¬® 2009, the latest release in the leading fighting videogame franchise.
The content package for PlayStation Network, available for a suggested retail price of $4.99, will include Evan Bourne™, Ted DiBiase™ and Charlie Haas™ (playable Superstars); Kelly Kelly™ and Maria™ (holiday costumes); Kane¬® (masked); as well as new ring gear for Chris Jericho¬®, MVP™ and Edge¬®.
In addition, future content is planned for PlayStation Network, as well as the first content for Xbox LIVE¬® Marketplace for the Xbox 360¬®.
260w ago - THQ's Kris McDonald shared the following news today:
We at THQ have some great news for all of the PlayStation Blog readers out there. For the first time, the world's leading fighting franchise will offer downloadable content starting in January 2009.
Owners of SmackDown vs Raw 2009 will be able to download updated costumes and even new playable Superstars on their PS3 through PlayStation Network. SVR09 is already chalk full of new features such as the all-new Tag-Team Gameplay, the Create-A-Finisher mode, an all-new Highlight Reel mode and the first ever tag-team storyline.
Not to mention, the 100+ match types and updated roster of over 60 playable characters. However, we didn't feel that was enough. We are proud to announce the first roster update pack for the SmackDown vs Raw franchise. Check out the details for the first download pack below:
Roster Update Pack 1
Available for PS3
• Evan Bourne - playable Superstar
• Ted DiBiase - playable Superstar
• Charlie Haas - playable Superstar
• Chris Jericho - alternate attire
• Kelly Kelly - holiday costume (EXCLUSIVELY ON PS3)
• Maria Santa - holiday costume (EXCLUSIVELY ON PS3)
• Masked Kane - alternate...
268w ago - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced the WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 playable demo is now available for free download via PSN exclusively for the PS3.
In addition, consumers may obtain a demo copy and take advantage of exclusive gift-with-purchase promotions by pre-ordering the game at select retailers.
Press Release: WWE¬® SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 Playable Demo Now Available for Download via PlayStation¬®Network
Leading Fighting Videogame Franchise Offers Consumers Game Sample and Exclusive Retail Incentives Prior to November Launch
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 is currently scheduled for a North American release on November 9 for the Xbox 360¬® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION 3, PlayStation¬®2 computer entertainment system, PSP¬® (PlayStation¬®Portable) system, Wii™ home videogame system and Nintendo DS™. The mobile version of the game is slated to launch on various carriers throughout November.
"Our exclusive PLAYSTATION 3 system playable demo and North American retail program will allow consumers to embrace the WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 experience in several unique ways prior to the November 9 launch," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president,...