03:59 PM - May 17, 2005 by Steve_OS
MVP Baseball Steps Up to The Plate and Onto New PSP Platform
With All-New Modes and Customized Functionality
Redwood City, Calif., – May 17, 2005 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced the release of EA SPORTS MVP BaseballÔ for the PSPÔ handheld entertainment system. Now, right in the palm of their hands, players can experience everything from the jitters of opening day to the thrill of the World Series, with spectacular graphics and new ways to experience EA’s renowned baseball franchise.
“We are thrilled to bring the MVP franchise to the PSP platform which now offers players an uncompromising gaming experience on the go,” said Warren Wall, VP and Executive Producer at EA Canada. “These titles, along with the rest of the EA’s PSP launch line-up, prove that EA is committed to delivering first-rate entertainment on the PSP.”
Developed specifically for the new PSP platform, MVP Baseball is full of exciting game modes that can be enjoyed in single player, turn-based Party Play, or in wireless head-to-head multiplayer formats. Players can show off their skills in the Home Run Showdown, explore and unlock content and rock out to tunes using EA™ POCKET TRAX, the PSP’s built in portable music and video player.
Take the American pastime with you wherever you go with MVP Baseball for the PSP handheld system. The fundamentals of hitting, pitching, fielding, and base-running are created like never before to give you complete control over every aspect of the game. Whether swinging for the fences or protecting the plate, the player has unprecedented command in the batter’s box with the EA SPORTS Pure Swing System. With a fully featured Season mode and head-to-head wireless gaming, MVP Baseball offers the ultimate gaming experience on the go.
MVP Baseball was developed by EA Canada and is rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB. It is available at an MSRP of $49.99. EA shipped five additional PSP handheld system titles in the past two months including NBA STREET Showdown, FIFA Soccer, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR®, Need for Speed™ Underground Rivals, and NFL STREET 2: Unleashed, each also rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB and available at an MSRP of $49.99.
For more information on EA’s PSP line-up, please visit www.psp.ea.com.