Cristiano Ronaldo freestyling on to Android this Christmas

One of the planets best soccer football players is about to hit the true big leagues. That's right, Cristiano Ronaldo has his own mobile game landing on Android on December 22.

Billed as a music and rhythm game, the idea seems to be to pull off a wide array of slick moves and tricks against computer players. It also features five different gameplay modes, character customisations, and downloadable content which includes two additional countries. 

At launch, the app will be priced at $2.99 (£1.99/€2.39) in the Market. We also get a tablet specific version of the game in January. 

Check out the full presser and a couple of screenshots after the jump.

Digital Artists Entertainment and Biodroid launch the official Ronaldo Game: Cristiano Ronaldo Freestyle on iOS and Android!

30th November 2011 - You’ve never seen a game like it! Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s best known footballers and current star of Real Madrid, has put his name and incredible soccer skills to an exciting music/rhythm game, Cristiano Ronaldo Freestyle. Cristiano Ronaldo Freestyle packs all of Ronaldo’s unique soccer skills and style into one amazing game. Packed with hundreds of tricks and challenges, multiple gameplay modes and set in different real-world locations, Cristiano Ronaldo Freestyle is the ultimate game to test your soccer skills to the max! 

Freestyle soccer is an amazing combination of acrobatic and athletic moves performed with a soccer ball. Incredible ball control plus creativity and imagination delivers a unique display of soccer tricks and live entertainment. Ronaldo has become known the world over for his ability to combine a whole repertoire of freestyle moves into his match-day play, and in the game players get the chance to pull off outrageous tricks and combos as Ronaldo challenges freestyle players around the world, from England to Japan.

The game combines rhythm action and touchscreen controls to allow players to pull off loads of different tricks, taken from real-life freestyle soccer moves. Trap and freeze the ball with a flick of both thumbs, then tilt the screen to balance the ball before flicking into another cool trick as you try to string enough moves together to become the king of freestyle soccer!

“Cristiano Ronaldo Freestyle is a great game and a unique opportunity to play alongside me… accompanied by an awesome soundtrack. People all over the world can enjoy this fun game anywhere and everywhere. No matter where they go, I’ll be freestyling with them!” says Cristiano Ronaldo.

"Digital Artists specializes in helping premier athletes and sports franchises engage with their fans directly and build robust digital revenue streams. We are thrilled to launch this product with Cristiano Ronaldo and Biodroid." says Scott Rupp, CEO of Digital Artists Entertainment.

"We are very proud of this game: the 3D Graphics are awesome, the motion capture looks great, the music is very cool, and finally the passion, team spirit and Cristiano Ronaldo’s involvement were crucial to make this game a fun and exciting entertainment experience. I believe people will love it as much as CR does." - Diogo Horta e Costa, MD at Biodroid

Published by Digital Artists Entertainment, and developed by Portugal-based Biodroid, Cristiano Ronaldo Freestyle is now available for iOS devices on the Apple App Store priced $2.99/£1.99/€2.39. The Android version is launching on the 22nd December priced at $2.99/£1.99/€2.39.

Game Features

  • Hype Endurance: Perform hype tricks whilst juggling the ball to get the crowd's attention as quickly as possible
  • Time Attack: Get as many points as possible in the duration of the whole song
  • Freestyle Battle: Compete against an opponent for the camera’s attention
  • Don’t Drop the Ball: How long can you last without dropping the ball?
  • Freestyle Showdown: 15 seconds competition to prove that your better than your opponent
  • Earn achievements and unlock new items to fully customize your Cristiano Ronaldo character including shorts, T-shirts, shoes, sunglasses and even hairstyles
  • Shuffle Mode launches a level at random. Want a different level? Just reshuffle again to find one you like
  • Play soccer samba-style: make Cristiano Ronaldo move and dance to the beat while controlling the ball
  • 25 challenges in 6 unique world locations. Battle opponents with their own personality and style from England, France, USA, Japan, Spain and Portugal
  • Downloadable content, including two extra countries.

Richard Devine