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Tennis World Tour, a Spiritual Successor to Top Spin 4, Announced; Coming in 2018

Tennis games are back baby!

By Tyler Fischer

May 18, 2017

Today, publisher Bigben and developer Breakpoint announced Tennis World Tour, a new tennis game coming sometime in 2018 for PC and consoles.

According to the pair, in order to make the best possible game and match players’ expectations, the studio has brought in an experienced team which has worked on the Top Spin license.

Pierre André, Game Designer on Tennis World Tour had the following to say about the announcement:

“For years we’ve wanted to create a new tennis game, a spiritual successor to “Top Spin 4″. Technical evolutions now mean we can create the ultra-realistic simulation that we’ve been dreaming of.”

Benoît Clerc, Director of Video Games at Bigben added:

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“We are proud to give to all tennis fans a game worthy of their enthusiasm. The level of quality, wealth of content and game mechanics will ensure Tennis World Tour is one of the best sport simulations on the market.”

Details on the game are currently scarce, but according to the developer and publisher the desire is “to provide a faithful tennis simulation,” create demanding gameplay, and offer a wide range of playing styles and strategic preparation options that influence the course of each match.

Additionally, the game boasts over more than 30 playable tennis stars, including: Roger Federer, Gaël Monfils, Angelique Kerber, Garbiñe Muguruza and many more.

More information will be provided during Gamescom 2017.

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Tyler Fischer

Tyler Fischer is the Assignments Editor and News Editor at DualShockers. He specializes in writing breaking news, managing assignments, and organization. Born and raised in New York, Tyler studies journalism and public relations at SUNY New Paltz. In his free time he enjoys playing and watching soccer, getting lost in game lore, and writing comedy scripts.

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