According to the statement, in January 2011, owners of NBA 2K11 for the PS3 will be able to download a free upgrade from the PlayStation Store to enable their game to play in 3D.
For more information visit: www.2ksports.com
Unedited press release follows:
2K Sports Announces NBA® 2K11 to be Available in 3D on PlayStation®3 System
Offered Exclusively at Best Buy® on November 16th; Free Downloadable Upgrade for Current Game Owners over PlayStation®Network in January
NEW YORK–2K Sports today announced that NBA® 2K11, the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise*, will be available in 3D on the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system. This immersive NBA 2K11 3D experience will be available exclusively for the PlayStation 3 system at Best Buy starting November 16, 2010. The 3D version of the game will play normally on any television set; however, a 3D HD television with compatible 3D active glasses will be needed to enjoy the game in three dimensions.** All current owners of NBA 2K11 for the PlayStation 3 system will be able to download an upgrade to enable their game to play in 3D for free from the PlayStation®Store for the PlayStation 3 system starting in January 2011.
“The authentic broadcast presentation of NBA 2K11 is something we’re really proud of,” said Greg Thomas, president of product development for 2K Sports. “The new 3D capabilities literally add a new dimension to the experience and provide a level of immersion that has never been experienced in a basketball video game.”
Now presented in 3D, NBA 2K11 offers an extra layer of depth to what many critics are already hailing as the deepest, most immersive, and best sports game of this generation. In NBA 2K11, players can become Michael Jordan for the first time and relive his greatest moments with the Jordan Challenge. With realistic physics, lifelike player models, broadcast-quality presentations and feature-rich simulation, NBA 2K11 is the most complete experience ever available in a sports game. NBA 2K11 also supports the PlayStation®Move motion controller on the PlayStation 3 system.
NBA 2K11 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and is available now on PlayStation®3 system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. For more information, please visit www.2ksports.com/nba2k11.
*According to 2008 – 2010 Gamerankings.com and The NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales through August 2010.
** PS3™ system software v3.30 (or later), 3D display with compatible 3D active glasses and high-speed HDMI cable (all sold separately) required for 3D features. Visit www.us.playstation.com/support/3D for details.
2K Sports 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 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, WiiTM, Nintendo DSTM, iPhone®, iPod® touch and iPadTM. 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.