Breakthrough Player Projection Technology Provides a Revolutionary New Fitness Experience on Xbox 360.
SAN FRANCISCO – November 4, 2010 – Today, Ubisoft announced that Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, a revolutionary new fitness game, is available at retail exclusively for KINECT™ for Xbox 360® in North America. Developed by Ubisoft® Montreal, the game gives players full control of their fitness experience without having to use a controller. Your Shape: Fitness Evolved delivers a dynamic, interactive, and convenient at-home workout that’s tailored to each player’s individual fitness goals. The combination of Kinect for Xbox 360 with Ubisoft’s Player Projection technology provides the player with unprecedented precision, feedback, and results. Your Shape: Fitness Evolved is rated E for everyone and is available for an MSRP of $49.99 at all major retail locations.
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved will also offer new add-on content available on the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft to refresh and enhance players’ workout experiences. The add-on content for Your Shape: Fitness Evolved will include personalized workouts, dance-related fitness programs, and a variety of cardio and toning exercises, expanding the overall gameplay experience. The first installment of add-on content will become available by the end of 2010. In addition, players will have the opportunity to earn Xbox LIVE Achievements as a result of their gameplay in Your Shape: Fitness Evolved.
About Your Shape: Fitness Evolved
By using Ubisoft’s Player Projection technology, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved brings the player’s immersion to the next level: the player’s real silhouette is projected on screen, not through an avatar, making the player the main focus of the experience. The player’s real body is tracked during the training session, enabling the game to give direct feedback, telling the player if they have reached the optimal position for the most efficient and immersive fitness experience.
Players have the freedom to choose how they want to play and interact with Your Shape: Fitness Evolved. They have the choice of working with a personal trainer, taking a variety of classes, or getting the entire family involved with fun mini-games. The fitness program will evolve and change as a player’s fitness level improves, keeping them motivated and challenged.
Players will also have the opportunity to work out with some of the best personal trainers in the industry in the comfort of their own homes and without the cost of a gym membership. Michael George, Los Angeles–based celebrity fitness trainer and Michelle Bridges, trainer for all five series of Australia’s The Biggest Loser, will both offer workout classes at launch. There are also a variety of fitness class options, including yoga, martial arts, and cardio boxing. In addition, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved will offer a wide choice of mini-games, including virtual smash and a variety of balance games. The mini-games support turn-based multiplayer mode so players can challenge friends and family.
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved features workouts from Men’s Health magazine and Women’s Health magazine. The programs from Men’s Health include “The Sleeve-Busting Arms Workout,” and “The Ultimate Men’s Health Fat-Loss Workout.” The workout programs from Women’s Health include “The Perfect Legs and Butt Workout,” “The Toned Arms and Shoulders Workout,” and “The Skinny Jeans Workout.” All workouts are designed so that users can integrate free weights into the programs.
Your Shape Center, the online fitness portal, will allow players to track and share all their workout data, and it will provide a centralized location for all fitness, wellness, and training needs. It will host a thriving online community, where users can challenge friends, interact with groups, and stay inspired and engaged.
For more information on Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, please visit: www.yourshapecenter.com.
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