MLB 2K5 gets a new edition

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As my Cleveland Indians fight for a playoff spot, 2K Sports has announced they are going to release a World Series Edition of Major League Baseball 2K5. Some of the new features will be updated rosters, the All-Star teams and new game modes. The World Series mode lets you relive 10 of the best World Series scenarios and there's Pennant Fever mode where you take a MLB franchise to the World Series with records locked in the current real-life race. The game will be out in the great October time frame. Say EA, how's that college baseball game coming?
2K Sports Announces World Series Edition of Major League Baseball 2K5

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 14, 2005--2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTWO), today announced the planned release of a special World Series Edition of its critically-acclaimed Major League Baseball 2K5. Major League Baseball 2K5: World Series Edition will be packed full of new features and extras, promising baseball fans an enhanced hardball experience.

"Baseball is America's favorite pastime and the World Series is the most exciting time for fans," stated Erik Whiteford, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. "Major League Baseball 2K5: World Series Edition celebrates fan exuberance and dramatic moments with all-new game features that pay homage to the sport."

Major League Baseball 2K5: World Series Edition brings new life to the 2005 season with updated rosters for the regular season and '05 All-Star teams, an exclusive World Series Edition DVD and the following new game modes:

World Series Mode - Players experience the thrill of the game as they are given the opportunity to re-live or even re-write history. In the World Series Mode, gamers are invited to play some of the greatest World Series moments as they take on 10 of the most memorable World Series scenarios, including the '86 Mets, the Battle of the Bay and more.

Pennant Fever Mode - Gamers take their favorite MLB franchise all the way to the World Series, no matter what their team's current place is in the race to the pennant. Team records are locked in to match the real-life '05 Pennant race.

Major League Baseball 2K5: World Series Edition is set to release in October 2005 for PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system and Xbox(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

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