SAN FRANCISCO – July 20, 2011 – To celebrate Michael Jackson The Experience for Kinect, Ubisoft released a new avatar collection inspired by the costumes worn by Michael Jackson in his legendary live performances and iconic music videos via Xbox LIVE® marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Available now, the collection includes items from the live performance of Billie Jean as well as such short films as Thriller and Smooth Criminal. These memorable costumes significantly raised the bar for flair, style and detail when they first appeared in Michael’s live performances and in his short films.
Each Avatar Costume is available for 400 Microsoft Points. For those looking to enhance their Xbox LIVE Avatars with more Michael Jackson items, an Avatar Prop of Michael Jackson’s chimpanzee Bubbles will be available for 240 Microsoft Points. Full list of Avatar items include:
• Beat It Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
• Billie Jean Live Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
• Black or White Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
• Leave Me Alone Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
• Smooth Criminal Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
• They Don’t Care About Us Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
• Thriller Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)
• Thriller Girlfriend Outfit (400 Microsoft Points)*
• Bubbles Avatar Prop (240 Microsoft Points)
*Thriller Girlfriend Outfit is only available for female Xbox LIVE Avatars.
All items are inspired by songs that are currently featured in Michael Jackson The Experience, the game that lets players learn the dance moves of Michael Jackson and experience the magic of the King of Pop.
A screenshot of the avatar collection can be found here: ftp://UbisoftPress:yZZHE4vu@privateftp.ubisoft.com/MJE_AvatarCostumes.zip
For more information, visit http://theexperience-thegame.ubi.com/michael-jackson/en-US/home/index.aspx.