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Kalypso Media's Upcoming Release Will Launch Day One with Game Pass

Matchpoint - Tennis Championships is coming on day one to Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass on 7th July 2022
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Bracknell, UK – (26th March 2022) - Publisher Kalypso Media is pleased to announce that Matchpoint – Tennis Championships, the highly anticipated Tennis simulator title from developer Torus Games, will be spinning it's way on day one to Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass on 7th July 2022. Kalypso Media is excited to share news of the deal with Microsoft on the highly successful membership service. 
 
Simon Hellwig, Kalypso Media Owner & Managing Director says of this news: 'We are very excited that Matchpoint - Tennis Championships will already be available on the official release date of 7th July 2022 for Game Pass customers on Windows PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S and that we will be able to present our new tennis franchise to as many players as possible around the world.'
 
Packed with authentic gameplay and true-to-life techniques, this modern tennis simulator will provide players with a thrilling and dynamic experience. Ready to take to the courts? Players can compete in 65 tournaments across 26 stadiums and have the option of going racket-to-racket with the game’s 16 licensed players available at point of release.
 
Matchpoint – Tennis Championships will be released with Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S consoles and PC Game Pass on 7th July 2022. The title will also be available on other previously mentioned platforms.  

Features
  1. Enter the world of professional Tennis. Matchpoint – Tennis Championships offers a deep career mode featuring a unique merit-based ranking system.
  2. Create your own 3D tennis star. Choose your look, fashion and play style with an array of customization options including true to life techniques such as left-or right-handed, onehanded or twohanded backhand.
  3. Dominate the court as a tennis professional. Matchpoint – Tennis Championships features 16 real-life international tennis stars from the professional circuit, including Nick Kyrgios, Kei Nishikori, Amanda Anisimova.
  4. Fully customize your athlete and wearables. From rackets to clothing, the game features gear from all of tennis’ name-brands including Babolat, YONEX, HEAD, and many more. Unlock special equipment by winning competitive matches.
  5. Master all strokes and shots in grand style. Determine the outcome of a rally by choosing the best technique for the time: top spin, flat, lob or slice shot.
Take on opponents in local or online matches. Play against a cunning AI or face your friends and rivals on the court via local sessions and online cross-play.
  1. Study your rival’s moves and tactics. Watch your opponents and get to know their strengths and weaknesses to gain a tactical advantage before you even hit the court.
  2. Practice makes perfect: hire a personal coach to hone your skills. Buff your strengths and diminish your weaknesses with an in-game coaching system of individual training modules.
  3. Fine-tune your tactics in Practice and Mini-Game modes: Jump into a variety of mini-games to hone your perfect game and become a force to be reckoned with on the court.
  4. Compete in exhibition matches at spectacular venues around the globe. Each court has its own characteristics; study your arenas of play and adapt your game to grass, clay and hard courts.
  5. Replay mode. Breakpoint or deciding match point, capture your fiercest rallies on film and study the outcomes to improve your game.
 
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For more information, please contact the Kalypso Media PR team.
About the Kalypso Media Group
Kalypso Media Group GmbH is an independent publisher, developer and marketer of interactive entertainment software with 170 employees at 10 locations in Germany, England, France, Japan and the USA. Kalypso Media Group includes Kasedo Games, the digital label of Kalypso Media Group, as well as five development studios: Realmforge Studios (Dungeons series), Gaming Minds Studios (Railway Empire, Port Royale), Claymore Game Studios (upcoming Commandos game) since March 2020 and Nine Worlds Studios (Tropico 7) in Munich since 2021. With the acquisition of a majority stake in the French Bulwark Studios by Kasedo Games and the new foundation of Nine Worlds Studios in 2021, Kalypso Media now unites a total of 5 development studios in the group of companies.
 
Specialising in the development of strategy games for a global audience on all modern platforms, Kalypso Media Group's IP portfolio includes full rights to the Tropico series, Commandos, Port Royale, Dungeons, Sudden Strike and Railway Empire, among others. Kalypso Media's most recent releases are Port Royale 4, Tropico 6 - Nintendo Switch™ Edition, Commandos 2 - HD Remaster for Nintendo Switch, Spacebase Startopia and Disciples: Liberation. Recent releases from Kasedo Games include City of Gangsters, Filament and the console and tablet versions of Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus. More at www.kalypsomedia.com.
Matchpoint - Tennis Championships © 2022 Kalypso Media Group GmbH. Matchpoint is a registered trademark of Kalypso Media Group GmbH.  Published by Kalypso Media Group GmbH. Developed by Torus Games Pty Ltd. All stadiums, venues, tournaments, player names, player photographs, appearances, outfits, brands, trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.  
 
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