Gamers across Europe will get their first opportunity to test drive the new Nokia N-Gage game deck before its Global launch on 7 October, 2003 during the N-Gage Tour which kicks off in Helsinki on August 9, 2003. The N-Gage Tour will visit more than 50 cities in 16 European countries, with the European finals in Paris on October 4, 2003.
The N-Gage Tour will allow gamers to compete against each other as part of the N-Gage Challenge. During the Tour it will be possible to follow the N-Gage Challenge online at www.n-gage.com. The highest scoring players above the age of 18 from each country will be invited to compete in a European final in Paris on October 4, 2003 where one overall winner will be crowned European N-Gage Champion.
Key Tour Facts:
Kicks off 9 August, 2003 in Helsinki
Visits 16 European countries
More than 50 cities and events (tour schedule can be viewed in the official website 6th August 2003)
European final in Paris on October 4, 2003
The Nokia N-Gage is the first mobile wireless game deck to offer multiplayer gaming over Bluetooth and GPRS, and launches globally on October 7, 2003. As well as being a game deck, the N-Gage also has a built in mobile phone and features an MP3 player and a stereo FM radio.