Tue, Mar 22, 2011 | 12:36 GMT
2K Sports decries “sexy” Top Spin 4 video – watch it now
An unaired Top Spin 4 commercial featuring tennis superstar Serena Williams has leaked onto the Internet, and 2K Sports has gone into damage control.
The commercial was produced as part of a proposed campaign, which was later scrapped, but the actor featured alongside Williams chose to upload the video to YouTube. You can watch it below.
2K Sports issued an embarrassed-sounding statement to Joystiq.
“As part of the process for creating marketing campaigns to support our titles, we pursue a variety of creative avenues. This video is not part of the title’s final marketing campaign and its distribution was unauthorized.”
The trailer pits Williams, “the world’s sexiest tennis player” against an unnamed “world’s sexiest tennis gamer”, both clad in revealing outfits and waggling the PS Move to a soundtrack heavy on feminine gasps and moans.
Top Spin 4 released last week on PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360.