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MILPITAS, CA - June 3, 2002 - Creative Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF), the worldwide leader in digital entertainment products for users of the personal computer and the Internet, today announced its EAX® ADVANCED HD Audio Enhancement for LucasArts Entertainment Company's® Star Wars® Jedi Knight® II: Jedi Outcast game. The Audio Enhancement is now available free of charge for download through www.lucasarts.com and www.soundblaster.com.

When Sound Blaster® Audigy sound card users update the game with the EAX ADVANCED HD Audio Enhancement, they can experience stunning acoustic effects like smooth Environmental Morphing, dynamic occlusion and obstruction effects, advanced environmental reverberation, and accurate 3D positional audio. The full EAX ADVANCED HD functionality of the Sound Blaster Audigy sound cards offers a multi-channel 5.1 listening experience in both single player and multiplayer modes of Jedi Knight II, which was developed by Raven Software, an award-winning developer noted for specific emphasis on graphic excellence in electronic games.

"We are excited to provide our customers with one of the most compelling 3D audio experiences available on the PC," said Brian Raffel, Studio Head of Raven Software. "Creative's cutting-edge Sound Blaster hardware platform and EAX ADVANCED HD effects technology take the in-game audio acoustics to a whole new level for Jedi Knight II."

"A movie theater audio experience was the goal for a title of this caliber," said George Thorn, director of audio marketing for Creative. "The all-new EAX ADVANCED HD game audio library that we developed specifically for the Sound Blaster Audigy sound cards was able to deliver this. By adding EAX ADVANCED HD to the Quake® engine that powers the game, we put you right in the heart of the action and surround you with a fully immersive multi-channel audio environment."

The EAX ADVANCED HD Audio Enhancement for Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is optimized for Creative's award-winning Sound Blaster Audigy sound cards, which feature the Audigy chip, with up to 4x the processing power of any other Creative sound card for full EAX ADVANCED HD functionality in gaming. It also delivers 3D positional audio for owners of EAX 2.0-enabled sound cards such as the Sound Blaster Live! and Sound Blaster Extigy.

The EAX ADVANCED HD Audio Enhancement will soon be integrated into the retail version of Star Wars Jedi Knight II. For more information about EAX ADVANCED HD in Star Wars Jedi Knight II, visit www.eax.creative.com. For more information about Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast visit www.lucasarts.com.

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This announcement relates to products launched in the United States. The product names, prices and availability are subject to change and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. Sound Blaster and EAX are registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd. EAX ADVANCED HD, Audigy and Extigy are trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd. NOMAD is a registered trademark of Aonix and is used by Creative Technology Ltd. and/or its affiliates under license. Star Wars, Jedi Knight and LucasArts Entertainment Company are registered trademarks of LucasFilm Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. Quake is a registered trademark of ID Software, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other products mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognized as such.

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