AO Tennis 2 is available now on Steam. Gamers can receive a 10% discount and purchase it for $44.99, until January 16. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch users will have to wait until February 11.
Released to coincide with the Australian Open, the first major tennis tournament of the year, AO Tennis 2 offers an unprecedented level of depth and an extensive range of customization options for a tailor-made gameplay experience. In the brand-new narrative-driven career mode, you’ll be able to dominate the court, build your reputation, climb to the top and become a Tennis legend.
AO Tennis 2 is the second game in the official Australia Open series. Developed side by side with the team at Tennis Australia, the game gives tennis fans an intense experience of the first of the year’s four Grand Slam events, which begins on January 20. In AO Tennis 2, players can take themselves from the outside courts to centre-stage glory in the all-new narrative-driven career mode, enriched with a reputation system, or choose to customise every element of their game through Big Ant’s celebrated content editor. In addition to putting themselves and their friends right into the game, users will be able to play in the shoes of dozens of the world’s biggest tennis stars, including Rafael Nadal, Ash Barty, Angélique Kerber and many more.
A PLAYING FIELD MADE FOR YOU, BY YOU
Use the comprehensive Academy editing suite to create a player just like YOU as well as your own courts, or you can download thousands of community creations.
THE BEST PLAYERS IN THE WORLD
See how you compare to the big names on the ATP & WTA circuits, including Rafael Nadal, Ash Barty, Angelique Kerber and many more.
A COMPLETELY REDESIGNED CAREER MODE
Set out to conquer the world rankings in a singles career or in doubles with a friend. Manage your Reputation, sponsors and performance to reach the top.
NEW GAME MODES
Relive legendary matches or create new challenges using the scenario editor.
With a user-friendly and comprehensive interface, the AO Tennis 2 player community, now has access to an extensive range of customization options, to express themselves and create unique content, including players, stadiums and scenarios.
You’ll be able to customize the look of your player, down to the smallest detail, with a variety of options: Players can adjust height, face, apparel and logos. Users can also share their creations online. With cross-platform support, users can access all of the community-created content, regardless of which console they are playing on. From January 9, this will include all of the existing creations, from the first AO Tennis game.
Players can download AO Tennis 2 Tools on PC via Steam. A free application that allows you to start creating all of your custom content. You will then be able to upload your creations and have them ready to download to any platform.
Here are some additional details on the AO Tennis 2 tools:
Creation features include:
- Players. Create your likeness within Big Ant’s celebrated in-depth creation tools.
- Venues. Create complete complexes with multiple courts – drop your entire local tennis club into the game.
- Uniforms and logos. Uniforms and logos. Do you have the soul of a stylist? Got your own emblem you want to see in your career mode? Create those visual elements here!
- Scenarios. Recreate some of the greatest tennis match challenges. Can you turn a desperate situation into a victory? With scenario mode you’ll be able to test your mettle.
- Player lists. Get entire rosters ready to go so you can play a complete custom tournament from day one.
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