AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jan 08, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced the availability of the first downloadable content package for WWE(R) SmackDown(R) vs. Raw(R) 2009, the latest release in the leading fighting videogame franchise. Now available for download worldwide via PlayStation(R)Network for the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system, the content enables players to update their virtual WWE experience with new playable Superstars and ring gear. WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 originally launched on November 9, 2008 and is available at major retailers worldwide.
The content package for PlayStation Network, available for a suggested retail price of $4.99, will include Evan Bourne(TM), Ted DiBiase(TM) and Charlie Haas(TM) (playable Superstars); Kelly Kelly(TM) and Maria(TM) (holiday costumes); Kane(R) (masked); as well as new ring gear for Chris Jericho(R), MVP(TM) and Edge(R). In addition, future content is planned for PlayStation Network, as well as the first content for Xbox LIVE(R) Marketplace for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.