PSP gets hijacked by Pirates!

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More On: Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier's Pirates will soon be available on the Sony PSP system per a 2K release yesterday. After being launched successfully on the PC and Xbox, the appeal to bring it to the PSP was there.

"Sid Meier's Pirates! is already a proven success," said Christoph Hartmann,
President of 2K. "The universal appeal and compelling gameplay in Pirates!
makes it a perfect match for the PSP system."

Unique to the PSP version will be wireless Ad-Hoc multiplayer for up to four players, widescreen graphics and new treasure hunts. Sid Meier's Pirates is scheduled to be available to PSP owners in January of 2007 and will have an ESRB rating of 10+.

2K to Bring Sid Meier's Pirates!R to the PSPR (PlayStationRPortable) System
in January

New York, NY - November 15, 2006 - 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two
Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), and its world renowned video game
developer Firaxis Games, today announced Sid Meier's Pirates!R for the PSPR
(PlayStationRPortable) system.

In Sid Meier's Pirates!, a strategy/adventure game, players take the role of
a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean - amassing fortune and fame
in an attempt to seize a rightful place as one of the most revered and
feared pirates in history. Players test their skills as a sea captain
exploring the high seas and dueling in land and sea battles in a richly
detailed 3D world. Additional features for the PSP system include wireless
Ad-Hoc multiplayer for up to four players, widescreen graphics, new treasure
hunts and more.

"Sid Meier's Pirates! is already a proven success," said Christoph Hartmann,
President of 2K. "The universal appeal and compelling gameplay in Pirates!
makes it a perfect match for the PSP system."

"We love the new possibilities from handheld systems like the PSP system,"
added Sid Meier, Director of Creative Development at Firaxis Games.
"Pirates! for the PSP system allows players to shape the heroic life of a
pirate while embracing the pirate's way of life - always on the go!"

Rated E10+, Sid Meier's Pirates! for the PSP system is expected to be in
stores in January 2007. For more information on Sid Meier's Pirates! please
visit <http://www.2kgames.com/> http://www.2kgames.com/ or
<http://www.firaxis.com/> http://www.firaxis.com/.
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