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Private Division and Roll7 Announce OlliOlli World

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New skateboarding action platformer with a unique style and flow-state gameplay rolls out this winter on multiple platforms

Private Division and Roll7 today announced that OlliOlli World will launch this winter digitally for the PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 system, the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles, PC, and Nintendo Switch™ system.

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Private Division and Roll7 today announced that OlliOlli World will launch this winter digitally for the PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 system, the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles, PC, and Nintendo Switch™ system. This skateboarding action-platformer marks a bold new direction in this critically acclaimed franchise and is bursting with personality. (Photo: Business Wire)

This skateboarding action-platformer marks a bold new direction in this critically acclaimed franchise and is bursting with personality. Players flip and flow through Radland, a vividly vibrant world full of colorful characters, as they search for the mystical skate gods on their quest for Gnarvana. Radland and its dwellers are delightfully weird and crafted with an outstanding, inimitable art style. In OlliOlli World players can customize character’s looks, tricks, and style before they explore levels with multiple paths, discovering all the hidden secrets of this gorgeous skate utopia.

Super tight controls combined with a highly-refined gameplay experience have always been pillars of OlliOlli. But now with OlliOlli World, the platformer ensures new players can enjoy the deep combo system and everything the game has to offer, while pros can really prove their skills, and master a vast number of moves with access to millions of unique levels in the game’s sandbox mode. Players can also compete against similarly skilled rivals around the globe in player leagues.

"We couldn’t be happier to finally bring the vision we’ve always had for the OlliOlli series to life with this ambitious new evolution," said Simon Bennett, Co-CEO at Roll7. "We wanted to embrace the weird, wonderful, and diverse side of skateboarding culture with a game that’s all about going on a road trip with your friends, finding crazy spots, pulling mad tricks, and most of all, skating everything in sight!"

"We are thrilled working alongside Roll7 to push the OlliOlli series forward with a spectacular new art direction while staying true to its signature flow-state gameplay," said Michael Worosz, Executive Vice President and Head of Private Division. "Flow-state is achieved through that perfect equilibrium of focus and relaxation – OlliOlli World boosts this unique feeling to unreached heights through an intuitive concept and perfected, ultra-tight controls."

OlliOlli World marks the third entry in the beloved OlliOlli series from Roll7, the BAFTA and multi-award-winning London based independent studio famous for re-defining genres and creating remarkable games like OlliOlli, OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood, Laser League, and NOT A HERO.

OlliOlli World will launch digitally this winter during Take-Two’s fiscal year 2022 on PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 system, the Xbox Series XIS and Xbox One consoles, PC, and Nintendo Switch™ system. OlliOlli World is not yet rated by the ESRB. For more information on OlliOlli World, subscribe on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook, and visit OlliOlliGame.com.

Private Division is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO).

About Roll7

Roll7 is a BAFTA and multi-award-winning Independent Studio based in London. Since 2008, the Studio has re-defined genres, creating award winning games that engage players with remarkable worlds, stylish visuals and intuitive, deep mechanics. The studio has been run as a Distributed operation since 2015 and as such is a hot-bed of the most remarkable development talent from around the UK and the world. Roll7 is best known for the OlliOlli Series, NOT A HERO and Laser League.

About Private Division

Private Division is a developer-focused publisher that partners with the finest creative talent in the video game industry, empowering studios to develop the games that they are passionate about creating, while providing the support that they need to make their titles critically and commercially successful on a global scale. The Label publishes the Kerbal Space Program franchise, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey from Panache Digital Games, The Outer Worlds from Obsidian Entertainment, and Disintegration from V1 Interactive, with future unannounced projects in development. Private Division is headquartered in New York City with offices in Seattle, Las Vegas, Munich, and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.privatedivision.com.

About Take-Two Interactive Software

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. We develop and publish products principally through Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, and Social Point. Our products are designed for console systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at http://www.take2games.com.

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Contacts

Jeremy Gumber
Communications Manager
Communications
Private Division
(646) 536-3006
press@privatedivision.com

Alan Lewis (Corporate Press)
Vice President
Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
(646) 536-2983
Alan.Lewis@take2games.com