PS2 Classic Hot Shots Tennis Hits PS4 This Week

September 12, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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At least in North America, the next PlayStation 2 game on PlayStation 4 will be Hot Shots Tennis, Sony has revealed. Available tomorrow, September 13, it will likely be priced at $9.99 USD as it doesn’t include a Platinum Trophy. A European release date wasn’t announced, but if it does launch tomorrow, you’ll be able to grab it from the PlayStation Store.

As for those Trophies, there’s 13 in total. The three Silver ask you to win a World Class match without losing a game, have a Service Game Wins percentage over 50 with over 100 matches played, and reach the maximum level of any training drill. The one Gold then asks you to complete all of Challenge Mode.

Keeping in mind that the PS4 versions of PS2 games may differ from the original PS2 release, here’s the description for Hot Shots Tennis from PlayStation.com:

It’s Tennis, Hot Shots Style!!

Finally, a Tennis game for everyone! Filled with classic Hot Shots personality and true tennis gameplay, Hot Shots Tennis delivers an experience both amateurs and pros can enjoy! Play a quirky cast of tennis pros then challenge friends and family in singles or even 4 player doubles matches.

The sport of Tennis will never be the same.

  • Explosive Tennis Action! – Designed for easy pick up and play and longer rallies!
  • 14 Hot Shots Choose! – Play with 14 colorful characters with crazy personalities and tennis skills!
  • Master Exotic Courts! – Play 11 different courts including a Hawaiian beach, Old West town, Greek ruins and more!
  • Unlockables! – Discover different costumes, courts, and more as you progress further in the game!!

Various Game Modes Offer Something for Everyone!!

  • Training Mode – Perfect your tennis skills! Learn to position yourself, hit a the perfect serve, volley at the net, and lay down a powerful overhead smash!
  • Challenge Mode – Work your way up 7 Classes of difficulty to become the ultimate Hot Shot!
  • Tennis with Everybody – Play head to head with a friend for an intense singles match or play doubles with up to 4 players (multi-tap required).

Looking at some other PS2 Classics on PS4, The King of Fighters 2000 is now available in both North America and Europe. Destroy All Humans!, meanwhile, was rated by PEGI, suggesting that it will hit PS4 in the near future.

[Source: PS Blog, PEGI, PlayStation, Exophase]