New York, NY– July 7, 2009– 2K Games and Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company, announced today that the BioShock®&The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion® Bundle is now available at retail outlets across North America for a suggested retail price of $39.99 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and $29.99 for Windows PC. The bundle will be available internationally in mid-July.
Creating a value-rich package, the BioShock&The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Bundle combines 2006 Game of the Year winner The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion with 2007 Game of the Year winner BioShock - two games with a combined bounty of more than 80 Game of the Year awards from the industry’s top publications. In addition to having achieved critical success and Platinum Hits status, both games rank among the bestselling titles on Xbox 360.
BioShock is the genetically enhanced shooter that weaves intricate storytelling with an intense and exciting journey though a decaying underwater Art Deco utopia gone mad. Caught between powerful forces and hunted down by mutated citizens, gamers are not only armed with a complete arsenal from simple revolvers to chemical throwers, but are forced to genetically modify their own DNA to use themselves as a deadly weapon.
Taking the world by storm in 2006, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion set a new benchmark for role-playing experiences for current generation gaming. Lush visuals, expansive worlds and limitless character customization combine with unprecedented levels of player freedom and NPC interaction to form one of the most successful and critically acclaimed games ever created.
The BioShock&The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Bundle is rated M by the ESRB. For more information on BioShock please visit www.bioshockgame.com. For more information on Oblivion please visit www.elderscrolls.com.
2K Games is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games for the PC, PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which publishes its titles under 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play. Take-Two also distributes software, hardware and accessories in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. The Company’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.
Bethesda Softworks®, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Two of the world’s top development studios– Bethesda Game Studios and id Software– are published under the Bethesda Softworks label, which includes blockbuster franchises such as DOOM®, QUAKE®, The Elder Scrolls®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein™, and RAGE™. Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, ZeniMax, The Elder Scrolls and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of ZeniMax Media Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Fallout is a registered trademark or trademark of Bethesda Softworks LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. ID, DOOM, QUAKE, Wolfenstein, RAGE and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Id Software LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
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Charlie Sinhaseni Pete Hines
2K Games Bethesda Softworks Inc.
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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.