“ESPN Sports Connection” will be ESPN’s first console game that targets the casual games category, and is set to hit shelves for the holiday season after the Wii U is released Nov. 18.
Developed by Ubisoft Barcelona, the game will feature single-player challenges, multi-player modes and mini-games in soccer, football, baseball, tennis, golf and go-karting, utilizing the unique control options of the Wii U GamePad touch-screen controller.
Players will also be able to customize their avatars with ESPN-branded gear and unlock original designs to create their own unique ESPN-branded accessories. ESPN background banners and music will also be included in the in-game offerings featuring the ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN Classic, SportsCenter, SportsNation and ESPNFC brands.
The Wii U is the first console to be sold by a major gaming industry company in more than
The Wii U will go on sale in North America Nov. 18 for $299.
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