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EA games pre-loaded on BlackBerry PlayBook

Electronic Arts has signed a deal with Research In Motion to include tablet versions of Need for Speed Undercover and puzzle game Tetris on the BlackBerry PlayBook.

The games aim to show off the upcoming tablet’s 3D capabilities.

“The BlackBerry PlayBook is an ideal tablet for gaming with an incredibly intuitive touch interface, high end multimedia features and groundbreaking performance that allows apps to run smoothly and quickly,” said Tyler Lessard, Vice President, Global Alliances and Developer Relations at Research In Motion. “We are thrilled to work with EA to offer the popular Need for Speed Undercover and Tetris to BlackBerry PlayBook users right out of the box.”

You can read our previous coverage of the BlackBerry PlayBook here.

The PlayBook is due in the US early 2011 with rollouts in other international markets beginning in the second quarter of the year.

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