07:33 PM - April 3, 2006 by Steve_OS
Major League Baseball(r) 2K6 Ships to Retailers in North America on Opening Day(tm)
NEW YORK, NY - April 3, 2006 - 2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that Major League Baseball(r) 2K6 shipped today-- Opening Day of the Major League Baseball(r) season-- to North American retailers for the Xbox(r) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system. Combining striking visuals with unique gameplay features, including Swing Stick(tm), Inside Edge(tm) technology, and the World Baseball Classic(tm), Major League Baseball 2K6 raises the standard of baseball video games.
"With the first pitch of the MLB season comes our finest baseball title to date," stated Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. "Major League Baseball 2K6 combines several unique features that bring a new level of excitement to our national pastime and will establish new standards of quality for all baseball video games."
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. Unparalleled online play and online leagues bring gamers all over North America together to experience the national pastime.
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 the Xbox 360(tm) and Xbox(r) video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, the PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCube(tm), and the PSP(tm) (PlayStation(r)Portable) system. The PlayStation 2 and Xbox titles are now available for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
For more information, log onto http://www.2ksports.com