Ubisoft announced today that it’s hit Christmas release Michael Jackson: The Experience, currently available on Nintendo DS and Wii, has sold over two million units to date. The latest sales figures do not include Japan, where the game is scheduled to launch later this year. Launched at the end of November, ‘Michael Jackson: The Experience,’ allows players to experience Michael’s magic, by performing dance moves inspired by his choreography, while listening to and singing along with the music that continues to excite and move people today.
Yves Guillemot, chief executive officer of Ubisoft commented, “‘Michael Jackson: The Experience,’ is a worldwide hit and offers fans the game they have been waiting for. As the leader in the dance game genre, our teams have worked enthusiastically to build an experience that recreates the magic worlds of Michael Jackson’s videos and performances. We’re looking forward to bringing ‘Michael Jackson: The Experience,’ to Kinect and Move so an even bigger audience can enjoy playing the game with their friends and family too.”
John Branca and John McClain, the executors of the Estate of Michael Jackson have said, “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 will also be available for Kinect for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Move Motion Controller, for the PlayStation 3 as from 14th April 2011.