2K SPORTS ANNOUNCES MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2K6 FOR XBOX 360 NOW AVAILABLE
NEW YORK, NY â April 11, 2006 â 2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that Major League BaseballÂ® 2K6 for Xbox 360â¢ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the only official MLBÂ® video game for the platform, is now available in stores across North America.
âThe Major League Baseball season has now begun for Xbox 360 consumers,â stated Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. âOur goal for Major League Baseball 2K6 for Xbox 360 was to deliver next generation visual details with a full suite of enhanced gameplay features. Weâve accomplished this and more, giving Xbox 360 gamers the excitement, challenge and delight of the most authentic video game baseball experience ever created.â
Major League Baseball 2K6 includes several original and exclusive features, including astounding A.I. powered by Inside Edgeâ¢ technology, innovative Swing Stickâ¢ controls, hundreds of new animations based on Pure Motion Physicsâ¢, and the all-new Payoff Pitchingâ¢ 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 Classicâ¢ 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 âEâ for Everyone and is the only officially licensed Major League Baseball video game that will be available on every major gaming console, including Xbox 360â¢ and XboxÂ® video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, the PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system, PSPâ¢ (PlayStationÂ®Portable) system, and the Nintendo GameCubeâ¢. 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.
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