From the press release:

    April 3rd, 2007 (14.00 GMT) – Codemasters Online Gaming is pleased to announce that Sensible World of Soccer has been listed as one of the ten most influential games of all time at this years Game Developers Conference. In order to gain a place on this prominent list, games must represent the start of a genre that is still a key component of the games industry today.

    David Solari – Vice President of Codemasters Online Gaming commented, “‘Sensible World of Soccer is a seminal title which delivers a very pure gameplay experience. It’s fabulous to get such an accolade and we are really looking forward to bringing this classic game back on Xbox Live Arcade and PC later this year. We think it’s important to stay true to the original and we’ll be delivering what fans of the original SWOS have been eagerly waiting for years, SWOS online multiplayer!”

    Sensible World of Soccer is scheduled for launch on the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft via Xbox Live Arcade in Summer 2007, with a PC version to follow thereafter. Sensible World Soccer brings with it all the classical elements of Sensible World of Soccer to the next generation of players. Sensible World Of Soccer for Xbox Live Arcade will keep all the original touches that made it a genre influencing title, as well as introducing optional enhancements to bring its look right up-to-date whilst retaining all its rapid pick up and play-ability. Get ready to play your friends online in this fast paced, genre defining title.