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2K Sports Welcomes Back Basketball

Celebrates return of NBA basketball with Christmas Day game simulations and discounts on NBA 2K12

New York, NY – December 8, 2011 – 2K Sports announced today plans to release NBA Christmas Day game simulations and promotional holiday discounts for NBA® 2K12, the latest iteration of the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise*. NBA 2K12 will provide full-game simulations of the Christmas Day match-ups between the Knicks-Celtics, Mavericks-Heat, Lakers-Bulls, Thunder-Magic and Warriors-Clippers, offering fans a first look at how the action could unfold on December 25, 2011. In addition to the game simulations, 2K Sports is celebrating the holiday season by partnering with Amazon.com to offer deep discounts on NBA 2K12 from December 8-11, 2011.

“It sure feels like Christmas has arrived early here at 2K Sports,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “We’re obviously thrilled that NBA basketball is set to return, so we are offering several ways for fans to join us in our excitement.”

Using NBA 2K12’s innovative NBA Today feature, stats, rosters, schedules and ratings will all be updated for the start of the NBA season, reflecting real-time events from actual NBA games. Players can expect everything in NBA 2K12 to mirror what’s happening in the league, from rookie signings and free agency movement, right down to the players’ newest shoes.

NBA 2K12 Product Discounts
Starting today and lasting through December 11, Amazon.com will offer NBA 2K12 for $39.99 on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system, a $20 dollar discount from the suggested retail price of $59.99. Additionally, for a limited time, 2K Sports will sell NBA 2K12 for the iPhone and iPad for the discounted prices of $2.99 and $4.99, respectively. These discounts come at the perfect time for fans of the series, or for that gamer on anyone’s holiday shopping list.

Christmas Day Game Simulations
During the week of December 19, 2K Sports will use full-length video from NBA 2K12 to simulate the results of all five NBA games played on Christmas Day. These video clips will provide a realistic and compelling visual prediction of the day’s main events. To view, fans should go to Facebook.com/NBA2K.

Unique Add-On Content
Legends Showcase*, the downloadable add-on content for NBA® 2K12, is now available to be downloaded via PlayStation®Network or Xbox LIVE® for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Legends Showcase creates a truly unique basketball experience for all fans, featuring a new, cell-shaded art style set in New York City’s iconic Times Square.

About NBA 2K12
Fans can now take control of 15 hoops icons, including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and Julius Erving in NBA 2K12’s all new NBA’s Greatest mode. Each of these 15 basketball legends were meticulously recreated with an uncanny level of detail, including period-specific depictions of their arenas, team uniforms, signature moves, and even historically accurate broadcast presentation styles. NBA 2K12 also features a revamped shooting mechanic with Total Shot Stick Control and an all-new post-play system, which allow fans to experience an unprecedented basketball simulation.

NBA 2K12 is now available at leading video game retailers nationwide for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Wii™ system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and Games for Windows®.

*Add-on content. Requires NBA 2K12 to play.

NBA 2K12 is rated E for Everyone by theESRB. For more information on 2K Sports, visit www.2KSports.com. For more information on NBA 2K12, visit www.facebook.com/NBA2K.

2K Sports is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

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Member Comments
# 1 NINJAK2 @ 12/08/11 05:30 PM
Sure would be nice if people who got this game on release day or before this price drop got something as well like 20 bucks worth of MS Points or PSN vouchers...............Oh well..cool for those who held out this long.
 
# 2 NDAlum @ 12/08/11 05:37 PM
This might tempt me to take the dive


Sucks for those who bought it day 1
 
# 3 eaterofworlds888 @ 12/08/11 05:55 PM
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Originally Posted by NDAlum
This might tempt me to take the dive


Sucks for those who bought it day 1
yes it does my friend, yes it does lol
 
# 4 tommyboii2008 @ 12/08/11 06:08 PM
Very questionable choice of players for the trailer (Random), when I think about reasons why I'm glad basketball is back, Demar Derozan, Chase Budinger and Wesley Johnson do not come to mind. and I'm kinda upset I paid full price now..
 
# 5 Mintsa @ 12/08/11 06:39 PM
Wow.....Derozan getting some love in that vid.
 
# 6 DJ @ 12/08/11 07:36 PM
This should help those sales numbers.

I didn't pay a cent for either of my copies of 2K12 thanks to trade-in deals, so I'm not bothered by this, as 2K typically drops the price of its games to $39.99 after a few months. It's a smart move, something I wish EA would do. I recall seeing NHL 11, new, for full price a week before 12 was released.
 
# 7 PackerBacker123 @ 12/08/11 08:36 PM
so rookies are in now?
I'm confused
 
# 8 sportjames23 @ 12/08/11 08:39 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by NINJAK2
Sure would be nice if people who got this game on release day or before this price drop got something as well like 20 bucks worth of MS Points or PSN vouchers...............Oh well..cool for those who held out this long.

This right here.
 
# 9 TUSS11 @ 12/08/11 09:39 PM
They must be desperate for sales.
 
# 10 NINJAK2 @ 12/08/11 10:09 PM
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Originally Posted by TUSS11
They must be desperate for sales.
No more desperate than Gears 3, BF3, or Arkham City that were going for anywhere from 29.99-39.99 on Black Friday(That ticked me off too since I dropped 60 on those too.).
 
# 11 Pared @ 12/08/11 10:22 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by TUSS11
They must be desperate for sales.
No more desperate than anything that relies on the popularity of the NBA as a revenue stream.
 
# 12 Crossover1 @ 12/08/11 10:42 PM
You have to give a little to get a little.
 
# 13 HELLisFUN @ 12/08/11 10:44 PM
This was going for $35 on Black Friday (or maybe it was Saturday after Friday). $39 is a good deal.

Considering basketball season is back, why not entice consumers into an impulse buy. $60 seems a bit much IMO.
 
# 14 VDusen04 @ 12/09/11 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by PackerBacker123
so rookies are in now?
I'm confused
They'll be added to 2K12 as they officially sign their contracts.
 
# 15 bcruise @ 12/09/11 12:18 AM
I'd be very interested to know what settings they'll be using for these simulation games (everything, like difficulty, sliders etc.) if I understand what they're doing correctly.
 
# 16 tril @ 12/09/11 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by NDAlum
This might tempt me to take the dive


Sucks for those who bought it day 1
no it doesnt.
Ive alreday got my moneys worth and then some,
In arcade quarters Id probably have spent over 60 dollars already.
 
# 17 stlstudios189 @ 12/09/11 10:46 AM
The Black Friday deals are different monsters totally as companies lose $$ on a few items just to get people in the store and spend more elsewhere in there. Selling NBA 2k12 @ $39 but, then you buy the Xbox and a controller and another game @$59.99 they made a total sale of $330 so they made some good $$. With this I think some stores are hurting with all these extra copies of the game getting dusty in the back room
 
# 18 iceberg760 @ 12/09/11 03:34 PM
Walmart.com.....buy it for $29.99..pick up @ store in 4hrs.....
 
# 19 Rockie_Fresh88 @ 12/09/11 03:48 PM
As a day 1 buyer I'm not compalining at all. I've enjoyed this game for the past 2 months... i would say I got my 20 bucks extra worth.
 
# 20 erickonasis @ 12/09/11 04:32 PM
good job 2k...im gonna get an extra copy ...i always end up wearing out or scratching or something with my 2k discs
 

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