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PlayStation 3

  • US 10th May 2011
  • EU 29th Apr 2011
  • JP 30th Jun 2011
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  • Review Virtua Tennis 4 (PlayStation 3)

    Come out swinging

    The PlayStation Move tennis grand slam final between 2K Sports' Top Spin 4 and SEGA's Virtua Tennis 4 is a match-up between two totally different play styles: whereas 2K offered a simulation fully playable with Move, SEGA has stayed true to its series' arcade roots by limiting the motion control to exhibition matches and minigames...

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Virtua Tennis 4 News

  • News Try Out Virtua Tennis 4's Move Controls for Free on PSN

    Demo to hit the net

    It's Wimbledon time, which means many gamers will be wanting to pick up a virtual racquet and pretend they're Rafael Nadal. PlayStation 3 owners keen to get a Move on in the sport will likely be torn between Top Spin 4 and Virtua Tennis 4, but one deciding factor might be the free Move-enabled demo of VT4 that's coming to PSN...

  • Out Today Virtua Tennis 4 (North America)

    SEGA swings by

    SEGA returns to court today with the North American release of Virtua Tennis 4 on PlayStation 3, 11 days after its release in Europe. Taking a different route to 2K's more sim-like Top Spin 4, VT4 embraces SEGA's arcade roots with a simplified board game-style World Tour, minigames and more. If you're planning to pick the game up, be...

  • Out Today Virtua Tennis 4 (Europe)

    Make a racquet

    After the disappointment that was Top Spin 4 comes Sega's attempt at mastering the Move tennis game with Virtua Tennis 4, out today across Europe. Unlike Top Spin, Virtua Tennis limits the use of Move to offline-only modes: Exhibition and Party, with no Move support for the World Tour or online play. It does however use 1:1 motion...

  • News Virtua Tennis 4 Will Get a Move-Enabled Demo

    Get a slice of the action

    Sega's Virtua Tennis 4 is hurtling towards its launch date at the speed of an Andy Roddick serve, but cautious gamers keen to try before they buy might want to hang fire and pick up one of the PlayStation 3-exclusive demos coming to PlayStation Network in the near future. The first demo reaches PlayStation Store next week...

  • News Sega Serves Up a Special Bundle for Virtua Tennis 4

    What a racquet

    Virtua Tennis 4 is on the way to Move in April, and Sega wants to help you get into the swing of things with a new bundle for the game. While we've seen plenty of bundles including Move and the game at hand, Sega's taking a different approach with VT4, bundling the game with two plastic racquet attachments for existing controllers...

  • News Virtua Tennis 4 Gets Exclusive Content for PS3 and Move

    Start a Net Blitz

    After the disappointment of the PlayStation Move controls in Top Spin 4, tennis aficionados are now looking to Virtua Tennis 4 for a better racquet experience. Sega has just announced the game will land on PlayStation 3 with exclusive content compared to Virtua Tennis 4 on Kinect and Nintendo Wii. Virtua Tennis is as well known for...

  • News Virtua Tennis 4 Announced for May Release in North America

    Europe gets it earlier

    Move is sure to see a real tennis tussle this year: 2K Sports' Top Spin 4 and Virtua Tennis 4 will go head-to-head on the motion controller, with Sega's title following its opponent onto centre court in May. European gamers get Virtua Tennis 4 on April 29th, with a North American release to follow on May 10th, giving European...

  • News Virtua Tennis 4 Move Footage Shows a Lot of Balls

    Murray vs. Federer in action

    Sega says Move is the most accurate way to play Virtua Tennis 4, and the tail end of this new footage shows the game's first-person viewpoint in action with PlayStation Move. Graphically the game appears superb, with excellent presentation and character models, although it's worth bearing in mind this footage is...

  • News SEGA: Move is the Most Accurate Way to Play Virtua Tennis 4

    So come out swinging

    As Sega's flagship sporting franchise, Virtua Tennis 4 isn't just coming to Move: you'll also be able to play Virtua Tennis 4 on Kinect and Wii as well, but the game's producer Mie Kumagai believes Move has the edge. In an interview with Computer and Video Games, Kumagai explained that only Move offers the precision of a hand...

  • News Combination of 3D and Move Crucial to Virtua Tennis 4 says Producer

    Passing shots

    Sega's Virtua Tennis 4 is one of the most promising Move and stereoscopic 3D-enabled titles for 2011, and it's this winning combination that producer Mie Kumagai believes will help the series to reach new heights. In an interview with TechRadar, Kumagai spoke of the advantages of using a controller that works in 3D space with a 3D...

About The Game

Hit the court!

The world’s top stars return

The top players in the world return, joined by some of the most exciting up-and-coming contenders. An all-star line-up of 19 players includes Nadal, Federer, Murray, Sharapova, Wozniacki and Williams.

Headbands at the ready
Players will be able to get even closer to the real thing with new motion control functionality on PlayStation Move.

Tennis stardom awaits
A totally new World Tour sees the VT career mode go ‘RPG’. Designed to encourage replay value and with an element of off-court fame, each decision affects a player’s career path meaning no two careers will ever be the same.

A true online hub for our community
The new online centre will offer the world’s first engaging online tennis experience. Designed using the popular Virtua Fighter 5 technology, the matchmaking system promises more competitive games, and online tournaments will seek to find the ultimate Virtua Tennis champion.

Experience the drama
A brand new on-court feature making for more dramatic matches. Build up your Match Momentum gauge over the course of a match and revel in your form as your player grows in confidence, allowing them to play shots mere mortals can only dream about.

Putting the fun back into mini-games
Breaking the mini-game mould to include new weather conditions and put a real focus on multiplayer action, the VT mini-games will give players a real alternative mode to compete in both multiplayer and online.