Big Collision Games’ Online Soccer Champions
Begins Closed Beta, Announces Partnership with
Closed Beta Testing Features Authentic Performance Capture Motions, Coincides with World Cup 2010
June 21, 2010 01:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time
DUBLIN & SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Soccer fans unite! Big Collision Games just
kicked off closed beta testing for Online Soccer Champions™, a free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO)
game, just in time for the height of the 2010 World Cup. Big Collision Games chose 3D animation service, Mixamo,
as its new exclusive content provider of soccer motion data for Online Soccer Champions™.
With the World Cup underway in South Africa, Big Collision Games realizes the importance of providing soccer fans
with a realistic at-home soccer experience that gamers can enjoy from their computer screens. The exclusive
relationship with Mixamo will ensure that Online Soccer Champions™ will ship with authentic performance capture
soccer motions, heightening the game play experience by capturing the essence of competitive soccer.
Additionally, Big Collision Games partnered with European MMO publisher, Gamigo, to bring closed beta testing to
players in the EU. Registration for Online Soccer Champions™ in Europe will begin soon.
“We wanted to bring Online Soccer Champions™ to consumers during the World Cup as we know both fanatic
soccer fans and gamers alike won’t be able to get enough of the head-to-head competition,” says Mike Turner, vice
president of business development, Big Collision Games. “We are thrilled to be partnered with such a respected
animation partner as Mixamo. Mixamo quickly understood our needs, and continues to deliver organized capture
sessions and clean data.”
Online Soccer Champions™ is a fast-action, immersive MMOG. Gamers play 11-on-11 matches, pitted against a
similarly skilled team – with every player on both teams controlled by a real gamer. Players grow their characters
and progress through the game based on perf