2K Sports Announces Demos for Major League Baseball® 2K11 and Top Spin 4 Now Available

Major League Baseball 2K11

The  Major League Baseball 2K11  demo arrives a week prior to the game’s launch on March 8, 2011, allowing extra practice for the $1 Million Perfect Game Challenge*. Download the demo for a sneak peek of the completely revamped fielding system; Total Control Pitching, that enables pitchers to paint the corners with pinpoint accuracy; and improved player models, which provide authenticity like never before. The  Major League Baseball 2K11  demo will also offer players an opportunity to relive the exciting 2010 World Series® by playing a 3-inning game as either the San Francisco Giants or Texas Rangers at AT&T Park in San Francisco.

2K Sports will once again award $1,000,000 to the first eligible person to pitch a verified perfect game in  Major League Baseball 2K11 , the next edition in the popular  Major League Baseball 2K  series developed by 2K Sports’ Visual Concepts studio. The race to perfection will commence on Major League Baseball’s Opening Day, April 1, 2011, giving gamers nearly a month to practice with the title before embarking on a quest that only 20 pitchers in baseball history have accomplished. For more information, please visit  www.2ksports.com/perfectgame.

$1 Million Perfect Game Challenge Rules and Regulations

GAME MUST BE PLAYED ON XBOX 360 OR PS3™. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (D.C.), WHO ARE 13 OR OLDER (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF AZ, CT, MD, ND,&VT). VOID IN AZ, CT, MD, ND, VT AND WHERE PROHIBITED. BEGINS ON 4/1/11 AT 12:00:01 PM ET AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM ET ON 9/28/11 OR UPON WINNER VERIFICATION, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. CONTEST SUBJECT TO, AND ENTRANTS AGREE TO BE BOUND BY, THE OFFICIAL RULES LOCATED AT 2KSPORTS.COM/PERFECTGAME. GRAND PRIZE IS SUBJECT TO WINNER VERIFICATION. GRAND PRIZE WILL ONLY BE AWARDED IF AN ELIGIBLE ENTRANT THROWS A PERFECT GAME BY 9/28/11 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OFFICIAL RULES.

    <*>This contest is not sponsored by Microsoft. <*>Sony Computer Entertainment America takes no responsibility for this offer.

Major League Baseball 2K11  is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and will be available on March 8, 2011 in North America on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® system, Wii™ system, Nintendo DS™, and PC-DVD.

Top Spin 4

The  Top Spin 4  demo, which is available two weeks prior to the game’s March 15, 2011 launch, offers gamers an early opportunity to experience all of the intense action of professional tennis with a new, intuitive control system that is accessible and rewarding to gamers of all skill levels. Players will also get a glimpse of  Top Spin 4 ’s breathtaking player models, each complete with their own Signature Style, and a new TV broadcast presentation that brings tennis to life with pre-match animation sequences, diverse crowd reactions and dynamic broadcast style camera angles.

The  Top Spin 4  demo, will also allow gamers to recreate some of tennis’ most exhilarating moments with the top pros, including Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Ana Ivanovic and Serena Williams at such world-renowned tournaments as the US Open or the French Open in a tie-break match to seven points.

Developed by 2K Czech,   Top Spin 4 redefines the way you experience the game of tennis. Innovative controls make for pick-up-and-play accessibility, which will also be deep and satisfying for tennis experts who want to plan their attack, target their opponent's weaknesses and become an unstoppable force on the court. The most feature-rich title of the  Top Spin  franchise,  Top Spin 4 , puts you front and center of the professional tennis experience with the deepest player roster to date complete with 2K's Signature Style, an enhanced Player Creator with new Coaching and Development systems, an incredibly immersive Career mode, all-new visually stunning TV Broadcast presentation elements, and a fully online World Tour Mode. For more information, please visit www.2ksports.com/games/topspin4 and follow 2K Sports on Twitter at  @2KSports.

Top Spin 4  is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and will be available in North America on March 15, 2011 on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii.

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

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 TM, Nintendo DS TM, 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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