Virtua Tennis Challenge
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SEGA challenges you to take your best shot on the all new Virtua Tennis Challenge!
Virtua Tennis, the World's leading tennis game franchise, is available for the first time on smartphones with the new Virtua Tennis Challenge. Slice, lob and hit your best top spin as you take on the world's best and compete against 50 players in 18 stadiums around the globe. Build concentration by making plays that match your player's style; unleashing a super shot that will make your opponent sweat. Enjoy hours of game play through different modes, shots and courts.
SWING THE GAME YOUR WAY
Unleash top spins, slice shots, lobs and drop shots through different touch gestures
FEEL THE HEAT
Adjust your shot in different stadiums and environments as you compete on clay, grass, hard or indoor courts.
DOUBLE UP THE FUN
Compete in Singles or Doubles challenges
SPT World Tour: Pick a customizable character to compete through full seasons of competition around the globe. Earn money by progressing through matches to buy your way into new tournaments. Each real world day offers new challenges.
Exhibition Match: Dive into the game and select from any unlocked courts and characters in single or doubles mode.
Multiplayer: Challenge your friends online over Wifi or face to face over Bluetooth connectivity
Quick Match Mode: Itching for a one minute dose of Virtua Tennis? Play fast singles challenges to increase your ranking
Training Mode: Learn from the pros in this practice mode by running through drills
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What's New in Version 1.2
iPhone 5 Screen Support
This game could be so much better! Players almost never hit a ball out and never hit one into the net. My player often slices the ball when I'm clearly swiping for a topspin shot BUT the biggest bugbear is the inability to perform a lob shot. Even though the function is there to perform one, whenever in try it the game performs a topspin or slice no matter how cleanly I make the swipe motion. It makes it much harder to beat the best players when they come to the net. Also you can't accurately hit the ball to the corners because the swipe controls are very vague. This game needs much more precise controls. Very frustrating!
Works great on ipad mini.
Not sure why the game has any haters. It's pretty easy so far, winning every tourney. But it's still challenging. Maybe by the time I break the top 20 it will start getting tougher. Also, for anyone complaining about the swipe controls...there's a settings menu...turn on the game pad mode
I have been wanting iPhone 5 screen support for this app for ages. Today it arrived. Sadly, instead of properly optimising the graphics for the larger screen like EVERY other developer does, SEGA have decided to just stretch them. Circles are now ovals, the menus and players look stretched. Why should I have to adjust to this mess when I paid too much for the app in the first place? I wish I'd never updated it. For that reason, I have to give it 1 star. This is one of my fave games on the App Store but this update is sloppy and insulting.
- Category: Games
- Updated: 12 September 2013
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 303 MB
- Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish
- Developer: Sega America
- © SEGA
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation). This app is optimized for iPhone 5.