Windsor, UK – September 30, 2011 – 2K Sports today announced that NBA® 2K12 will be available for all second-generation iOS devices, including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod® Touch on October 4, 2011, marking the first time that the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise* has been made available for iOS devices.
“The iOS platform has quickly become one of the most popular destinations for gaming, and we wanted to give fans the chance to play NBA 2K12 with a touch of their finger – anywhere and anytime,” said Greg Thomas, president of product development for 2K Sports. “We’re excited to bring the authentic NBA 2K basketball experience to the mobile games market and we hope fans will be too.”
In NBA 2K12 , iOS gamers can take the court with precision controls, an incredibly smooth frame-rate, and graphics that set the bar for iOS sports simulation titles. Additionally, the re-imagined control scheme offers user-friendly, touch-based gestures for passing, shooting and blocking, allowing the broadcast-style presentation to shine.
For maximum hoops fun, each version of the title will include all 30 NBA teams for play in full season and quick play modes, complete with real-life, 2010-11 rosters. Players can also step into the shoes of His Airness, Michael Jordan, and re-play some the greatest moments in his career in the Jordan Challenge mode. The game will also feature Game Center compatibility, enabling players to expand their social gaming experience by comparing achievements with friends, climbing global leader boards, and more.
2K Sports is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
*According to 2008 - 2011 Gamerankings.com and The NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales through August 2011.
About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a global developer, marketer 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™, Nintendo DS™, iPhone®, iPod® touch and iPad®. 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. 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.
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