10:27 AM - April 11, 2006 by Steve_OS
2K Sports Announces Major League Baseball(r) 2K6NEW YORK, NY - April 11, 2006 - 2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced todaythat Major League Baseball(r) 2K6 for Xbox 360(tm) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the only official MLB(r) video game for the platform, is now available in stores across North America.
for Xbox 360 Now Available
for Xbox 360 Now Available
"The Major League Baseball season has now begun for Xbox 360 consumers," stated Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. "Our goal for Major League Baseball 2K6 for Xbox 360 was to deliver next generation visual details with a full suite of enhanced gameplay features. We've accomplished this and more, giving Xbox 360 gamers the excitement, challenge and delight of the most authentic video game baseball experience ever created."
Major League Baseball 2K6 includes several original and exclusive features, including astounding A.I. powered by Inside Edge(tm) technology, innovative Swing Stick(tm) controls, hundreds of new animations based on Pure Motion Physics(tm), and the all-new Payoff Pitching(tm) system. Jon Miller and Hall of Fame legend Joe Morgan bring their distinctive style and wit to the world-class commentary, adding wonderful atmosphere to every game. The World Baseball Classic(tm) debuts exclusively on Major League Baseball 2K6, adding an exciting international flavor of baseball.
Through the power of Xbox 360, Major League Baseball 2K6 features new visual high-definition details of cloth physics, real-time lighting, high resolution textures, and 3D interactive crowds. Additionally, every MLB ballpark has been completely redesigned to deliver a vivid and authentic baseball atmosphere.
Major League Baseball 2K6 is rated "E" for Everyone and is the only officially licensed Major League Baseball video game that will be available on every major gaming console, including Xbox 360(tm) and Xbox(r) video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, the PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system, PSP(tm) (PlayStation(r)Portable) system, and the Nintendo GameCube(tm). The Xbox 360 version is available now for a suggested retail price of $59.99; with the PlayStation 2 and Xbox titles available for $39.99.
For more information, log onto http://www.2ksports.com
About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is an integrated global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games and accessories for the PC, PlayStation(r) game console, PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system, PSP(tm) (PlayStation(r)Portable) system, Xbox(r) and Xbox 360(tm) video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube(tm), Nintendo DS(tm) and Game Boy(r) Advance. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games, 2K Games, 2K Sports and Global Star Software; and distributes products in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. Take-Two also manufactures and markets video game accessories in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region through its Joytech subsidiary. The Company maintains sales and marketing offices in Cincinnati, New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Munich, Madrid, Vienna, Milan, Sydney, Breda (Netherlands), Auckland, Shanghai and Tokyo. Take-Two's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at www.take2games.com