I guess you could really fit anything onto a Wii controller. When’s the lightsaber coming? Thrustmaster, sounding like it could be a different line of products is releasing the Tennis Duo Pack for the Wii. Featuring real strings and a pro style grip, the Tennis Duo Pack will be available in Mid June for $25.
Press release after the ‘leap’
New York, NY – (June 9, 2009) — Thrustmaster, the innovative PC and console accessory brand from the Guillemot Corporation, is pleased to announce the launch of Tennis Duo Pack NW to intensify your Wii tennis game. The Tennis Duo Pack NW was designed as a must have accessory for the release of the two highly anticipated Nintendo Wii titles and the Wii MotionPlus™ device. The two tennis rackets feature ideal string and grip positioning with a compact design and realistic measurements, giving all players and undisputable advantage when playing any Wii tennis tournament or in conjunction with the brand new Wii MotionPlus device. Rushing to the net, the Thrustmaster Tennis Duo Pack NW will be available in mid-June 2009 for the SRP of $24.99.
Offering players an enhanced positional awareness, the Tennis Duo Pack will make for ultra-realistic drop shots, lobs, powerful forehands, passing shots and more. The Wii Remotes easily fit into the ergonomic rackets’ handles which are supported by a ribbed and rubber-coated grip for a snug and secure gripping position for even the longest of matches. The red and blue rackets also feature a stringing outer edge made from shockproof foam which is essential in sports that require large and powerful moves.
“The Tennis Duo Pack NW rackets’ design are worthy of top-level players. Aspiring tennis stars will be longing to get their hands on these realistic accessories which guarantee a truly immersive experience in the world of Wii tennis ” says Eric Mindjimba International Marketing Manager for the Thrustmaster brand.
As a bonus, Thrustmaster has designed these rackets’ to be used in a more realistic game by providing two ribbed and rubber-coated grip covers and a real-size foam tennis ball. Simply replace the Wii Remotes with the grip covers and start hitting the ball around for hours of fun and unrelenting practice as you hone your backhands, forehands and winning slams.