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Virtua Tennis 4

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Virtua Tennis 4
System(s): Sega RingEdge, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC, Steam
Publisher:
Developer:
Peripherals supported:
Xbox 360
Kinect,
Sony PlayStation 3
PlayStation Move
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (RingEdge)
JP
¥? ?
Arcade (RingEdge)
US
$? ?
Arcade (RingEdge)
UK
£? ?








Sony PlayStation 3
JP
¥6,800 (7,140) BLJM-60356
A
Sony PlayStation 3
JP
(Sega the Best)
¥2,800 (2,940) BLJM-60551
A
Sony PlayStation 3
US
$49.99 BLUS-30529
Everyone
Sony PlayStation 3
EU
(Promo)
BLES-00912
3+
Sony PlayStation 3
DE
BLES-00912
INL-B00912-GE
0
Sony PlayStation 3
DE
(Essentials)
0
Sony PlayStation 3
ES
BLES-00912
INL-B00912-SP
3+
Sony PlayStation 3
ES
(Console bundle)
3+
Sony PlayStation 3
FR
BLES-00912
INL-B00912-FR
3+
Sony PlayStation 3
FR
(Console bundle)
12+
Sony PlayStation 3
UK
£49.99 BLES-00912
INL-B00912-UK
3+
Sony PlayStation 3
UK
(PS Move bundle)
3+
Sony PlayStation 3
UK
(Essentials)
Sony PlayStation 3
IT
BLES-00912
INL-B00912-IT
3+
Sony PlayStation 3
RU
3+
Sony PlayStation 3
AU
BLES-00912
INL-B00912-AU
G
Sony PlayStation 3
AU
(Champions Pack)
G
Sony PlayStation 3
CA
Everyone
Sony PlayStation 3
KR
₩48,000
All
Sony PlayStation 3
AS
Xbox 360
JP
¥6,800 (7,140) JES1-00147
A
Xbox 360
JP
¥2,476 (2,600)
A
Xbox 360
US
$49.99 68053
Everyone
Xbox 360
US
$19.99
Everyone
Xbox 360
EU
(Promo)
INLREV-XT213501-EU
3+
Xbox 360
EU
€19.99
3+
Xbox 360
DE
0
Xbox 360
DE
€19.99
0
Xbox 360
ES
3+
Xbox 360
FR
INL-XT213501-FR
3+
Xbox 360
UK
£49.99 INL-XT213501-UK
3+
Xbox 360
UK
3+
Xbox 360
IT
INL-XT213501-IT
3+
Xbox 360
RU
6+
Xbox 360
AU
G
Xbox 360
AU
G
Xbox 360
CA
Everyone
Xbox 360
BR
Xbox 360
KR
All
Xbox 360
AS
Nintendo Wii
US
$39.99 RVL-P-SV4E
RVL-SV4E-USA
Everyone
Nintendo Wii
DE
RVL-P-SV4P
RVL-SV4P-GER
0
Nintendo Wii
ES
RVL-P-SV4P
RVL-SV4P-ESP
3+
Nintendo Wii
FR
RVL-P-SV4P
3+
Nintendo Wii
UK
£39.99 RVL-P-SV4P
RVL-SV4P-UKV
3+
Nintendo Wii
IT
RVL-P-SV4P
RVL-SV4P-ITA
3+
Nintendo Wii
AU
RVL-P-SV4P
G
Nintendo Wii
CA
Nintendo Wii
BR
Nintendo Wii
EX
RVL-P-SV4P
RVL-SV4P-UXP
3+
Windows PC
EU
Windows PC
PL
219,99
Windows PC
RU
Windows PC
AU
Steam
US
$29.99 71390
Everyone
Steam
EU
71390
Steam
UK
£19.99 71390
Russia
6+

Virtua Tennis 4, known as Power Smash 4 (パワースマッシュ4) in Japan, is a sports game developed and published by Sega for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Windows PC. There is also an arcade version, which runs on Sega RingEdge.

It is a sequel to Virtua Tennis 3, and is the first "main" game in the series to be released directly to home consoles, with the arcade release following later.

Gameplay

The game makes use of each console's respective motion peripherals (PlayStation Move, Kinect and Wii MotionPlus).

Achievements

Main article: Virtua Tennis 4/Achievements.

History

Legacy

A PlayStation Vita version titled Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition was released in late 2011 in Japan, and 2012 internationally.

On 14 April 2015, Sega announced that Virtua Tennis 4 would be removed from Steam on 23 April 2015 and put the game on sale.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Virtua Tennis 4 Virtua Tennis 4
English (US) Virtua Tennis 4 Virtua Tennis 4
Japanese パワースマッシュ4 Power Smash 4
Korean 버추어 테니스 4 Virtua Tennis 4

Downloadable content

Title and description Links Releases
Virtua TennisTM 4 – Xbox 360 Trailer

Xbox 360
EU
2011-06-10[10] FREE
3+
Xbox 360
DE
2011-06-10[10] FREE
0
Xbox 360
UK
2011-06-10[13] FREE
3+
Xbox 360
AU
2011-06-03[14] FREE
G

Production credits

KATSUGEKIZA inc.
  • MotionCapture Actors Coordinate: Wataru Koga
  • MotionCapture Actors: Keiichi Wada, Yuuko Kawana
KOO-KI Co., LTD
  • Director: Motohiro Shirakawa
  • CG Designer: Kazutaka Ikeda
MARZA ANIMATION PLANET INC.
  • Lead Artists: Tsubasa Nakai
  • Artists: Kengo Nukizono, Wataru Kitamura, Tomohiro Hanawa
  • Tool Development: Takamasa Matsunari
  • Project Manager: Akira Ito
  • Producer: Masahito Imamura


Digital manuals

Magazine articles

Main article: Virtua Tennis 4/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

VT4 - multiplatform announcement - FINAL.pdf

PDF
Announcement press release

VT4 Release Date Announcement - FINAL.pdf

PDF
Release date press release
Sell sheet press release1

Artwork

Photo gallery

Physical scans

PlayStation 3 version

PlayStation 3, US
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 US Box.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, JP
VT4 PS3 JP cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, JP (Sega the Best)
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 JP Box Best.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, AU
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 AU Box.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, AU (Champions Pack)
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 AU cp back.jpgNospine-small.pngVirtuaTennis4 PS3 AU cp front.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, EU (Promo)
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 EU promo cover.jpg
Cover
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 EU promo disc.jpg
Disc
PlayStation 3, UK
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 UK cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, UK (PlayStation Move bundle)
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 UK move front.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, UK (Essentials)

PlayStation 3, FR
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 FR cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, FR (Console bundle)
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 FR console front.jpg
Cover
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 FR console contents.jpg
Contents
PlayStation 3, DE
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 DE Box.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, DE (Essentials)
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 DE Box Essentials.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, ES
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 ES cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, ES (Essentials)

PlayStation 3, ES (Console bundle)
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 ES c back.jpgNospine.pngVirtuaTennis4 PS3 ES c front.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, IT
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 IT cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, AS
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 AS cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, KR
VT4 PS3 KR cover.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, RU
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 RU Box.jpg
Cover
PlayStation 3, CA
VirtuaTennis4 PS3 CA Box.jpg
Cover

Xbox 360 version

Xbox 360, US
VirtuaTennis4 360 US Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, JP
VT4 360 JP cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, AU
VirtuaTennis4 360 AU Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, EU (Promo)
VT4 360 EU promo cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, UK
VirtuaTennis4 360 UK Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, FR
VirtuaTennis4 360 FR Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, DE
VirtuaTennis4 360 DE Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, ES
VirtuaTennis4 360 ES Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, IT
VirtuaTennis4 360 IT Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, KR
VirtuaTennis4 360 KR Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, AS
VT4 360 AS cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, RU
VirtuaTennis4 360 RU Box.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, CA
VT4 360 CA cover.jpg
Cover
Xbox 360, SE/DK/NO/FI

Wii version

Wii, US
VirtuaTennis4 Wii US Box.jpg
Cover
VirtuaTennis4 Wii US Disc.jpg
Disc
Wii, AU
VirtuaTennis4 Wii AU Box.jpg
Cover
Wii, UK
VirtuaTennis4 Wii UK cover.jpg
Cover
Wii, EX
VirtuaTennis4 Wii EX cover.jpg
Cover
Wii, FR
VirtuaTennis4 Wii FR cover.jpg
Cover
Wii, DE
VirtuaTennis4 Wii DE Box.jpg
Cover
Wii, ES
VirtuaTennis4 Wii ES cover.jpg
Cover
Wii, IT
VirtuaTennis4 Wii IT cover.jpg
Cover
Wii, CA

PC version

PC, AU

PC, UK

PC, FR

PC, DE
VirtuaTennis4 PC DE Box.jpg
Cover
PC, ES

PC, PL

PC, PL (TopSeller)

PC, RU
VirtuaTennis4 PC RU Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngVirtuaTennis4 PC RU Box Front.jpg
Cover
PC, RU (DVD)

PC, TR
VirtuaTennis4 PC TR Box.jpg
Cover
PC, IN (e-play)
VirtuaTennis4 PC IN Box eplay.jpg
Cover

External links

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 File:VT4 Release Date Announcement - FINAL.pdf
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://blogs.sega.com/2011/05/13/virtua-tennis-4-launch-trailer/ (archived: 2016-06-16 21:25)
  3. 3.0 3.1 http://www.jp.playstation.com:80/software/title/bljm60356.html (archived: 2011-06-03 20:29)
  4. 4.0 4.1 http://www.jp.playstation.com:80/software/title/bljm60551.html (archived: 2012-11-21 01:35)
  5. https://archive.is/3pFsN
  6. http://www.playstation.co.kr/news/19313 (archived: 2017-04-23 01:53)
  7. http://www.softclub.ru/games/ps3/9145-virtua-tennis-4
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 http://sega.jp/x/powsma4/ (archived: 2014-08-03 23:22)
  9. http://www.softclub.ru/games/xbox-360/9146-virtua-tennis-4
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Xbox LIVE Marketplace (fr-FR; Virtua-Tennis-4/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d80253450857) (archived: 2012-12-07 11:06)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Xbox LIVE Marketplace (de-DE; Virtua-Tennis-4/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d80253450857) (archived: 2012-12-11 08:22)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Xbox LIVE Marketplace (en-US; Virtua-Tennis-4/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d80253450857) (archived: 2012-12-07 11:28)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Xbox LIVE Marketplace (en-GB; Virtua-Tennis-4/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d80253450857) (archived: 2014-06-30 20:35)
  14. 14.0 14.1 Xbox LIVE Marketplace (en-AU; Virtua-Tennis-4/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d80253450857) (archived: 2015-02-28 08:25)
  15. http://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/Lc4PieLYTA9eWKJNWES0XG_LF3y9h-AN (archived: 2013-01-19 08:44)
  16. https://www.gry-online.pl/gry/virtua-tennis-4/zf645
  17. http://www.softclub.ru/games/pc/9148-virtua-tennis-4
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 http://store.steampowered.com:80/app/71390 (archived: 2011-06-27 04:45)


Games in the Virtua Tennis Series
Arcade
Virtua Tennis (1999) | Virtua Tennis 2 (2001) | Virtua Tennis 3 (2006) | Virtua Tennis 4 (2011)
Sega Dreamcast
Virtua Tennis (2000) | Virtua Tennis 2 (2001)
Windows PC
Virtua Tennis (2002) | Virtua Tennis 3 (2007) | Virtua Tennis 2009 (2009) | Virtua Tennis 4 (2011)
Sony PlayStation 2
Virtua Tennis 2 (2002)
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
Virtua Tennis (2002)
Nokia N-Gage
Virtua Tennis (2003)
Sony PlayStation Portable
Virtua Tennis: World Tour (2005) | Virtua Tennis 3 (2007)
Xbox 360
Sony PlayStation 3
Virtua Tennis 3 (2007) | Virtua Tennis 2009 (2009) | Virtua Tennis 4 (2011)
Nintendo Wii
Virtua Tennis 2009 (2009) | Virtua Tennis 4 (2011)
Sony PlayStation Vita
Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition (2011)
Google Android OS
iOS
Virtua Tennis Challenge (2012) | Virtua Tennis Challenge Free (2012)
Sampler Discs
Sega Dreamcast
Power Smash Taikenban (20xx) | Power Smash 2 Taikenban (20xx)