Gierach agreed that the game did not require any specialized hardware for its online mode, as it could be played with the same hardware as for single-player. The Xbox 360 version originally consisted of two rounds, one for each player. Microsoft Game Studios later announced the ability for the game to be played in three rounds, with each player having separate challenges. In both Xbox 360 and Wii versions, players can play through a career mode for seven online matches in which the player can earn money. at the end of each career, depending on the player's results, the player receives either skill points or money to spend on new skills and equipment.
On May 31, 2007, Sony began uploading trophies to the PlayStation Store for the European and UK PlayStation 3 versions of the game. By August 31, 2007, those trophy data files were available on the PlayStation and Xbox Live online services, so players outside of Europe could unlock trophies via those services. At the time of its release, the game was the first Rockstar title to include trophies.
A realistic simulation of the sport of table tennis, Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis features single-player and two-player gameplay. Players have the ability to challenge a multiplayer partner, either offline or online, or can select to challenge the game's artificial intelligence. Players can play as Liu Xiao Dong, a Chinese player, or can unlock additional characters through gameplay. A career mode exists in which the player completes seven online matches and can complete in a variety of career levels depending upon performance. In each career, players earn currency at the end of each match, which can be used to purchase new skills and equipment. d2c66b5586