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Sega acquires Vancouver Olympics game rights

Company promises a variety of events for digital olympic stars.

 

Sega announced today that it has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to sell official video games based off the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. The license was acquired from International Olympic Committee gaming licensee International Sports Multimedia.

In an English press statement, Sega Chief Operating Officer Okitane Usui said “The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games offers gamers a collection of exciting sports to master, as well as a stunning location for players to take advantage of. We aim to bring fans around the world an exhilarating experience whenever they play any Olympic title.”

Specific title information was not announced. However, Sega did state that the game would have skiing, skating, snowboarding and a variety of other events.

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