World Baseball Classic Included in MLB 2K6

2K Sports announced today that the World Baseball Classic will be featured exclusively in Major League Baseball 2K6. The highly anticipated World Baseball Classic is a 16-nation tournament featuring the world’s best players competing for their home countries or territories. The tournament will take place in March 2006 and gamers can now experience this unique event exclusively in Major League Baseball 2K6. MLB 2K6 will be available on every major gaming console, including the Xbox 360 and Xbox, the PlayStation 2, the Nintendo GameCube, and the PlayStation Portable.

“The excitement is building for the inaugural World Baseball Classic,� stated Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. “International baseball brings a fresh new take on the sport as players from across the world compete for their home country. This new baseball experience will be brought to life for gamers to enjoy only in Major League Baseball 2K6.�

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“It’s an honor to represent Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic,“ said Derek Jeter, All Star shortstop for the New York Yankees, Team USA member of the World Baseball Classic, and cover athlete for Major League Baseball 2K6. “I’m excited to promote international baseball and it’s terrific that gamers who pick up Major League Baseball 2K6 will be able to experience the same excitement of the World Baseball Classic.�

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