Ubisoft’s brilliant Wii game, Michael Jackson The Experience, has sold a staggering two million units since its release at the end of November, the company announced today. And this is even before the game comes out in Japan, where the late Michael Jackson has a hugely loyal and passionate fanbase. The game enables players to experience the magic of the King of Pop by performing dance moves inspired by his choreography, while listening to, and singing along to, the music that continues to excite and move people today all over the world. Here’s John Branca and John McClain, the executors of the Estate of Michael Jackson, talking about the huge success of the game:
“We are extremely thrilled with how people around the world are embracing and enjoying Michael Jackson The Experience.The passion they are showing for learning and performing Michael’s signature dance moves to the songs they have loved for years is a tribute to his amazing legacy. Families are sharing an entertainment experience that is fun, unique and energizing.”
Michael Jackson The Experience is currently available on Wii, as well as on Sony PSP and Nintendo DS, and will be coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 on April 14, 2011.
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