Get ready to get your uniform dirty as you play ball on the PlayStation 3
with Major League Baseball 2K9 by Take-Two. You'll recognize your favourite
players as MLB 2K9 captures such minute as each player's unique batting stances,
different pitching windups and swings. With new commentary and gameplay
enhancements to all facets of the experience, Major League Baseball 2K9 is a
whole new ballgame.
Beautiful Graphics and Presentation
Take-Two continues to refine the graphics and presentation of the game, and when
you play MLB 2K9, you'll often wonder if you weren't watching television. The
new Virtual Director brings smart camera placement, dramatic cuts, and more for
a broadcast feel. Real-Time Atmosphere means ballboys, umpires, and coaches move
New Controls for Precision Batting and Pitching
Using the analog sticks, Take-Two's Precision Pitching and Swing Stick give you
the ability to paint the corners with your pitches and pull an inside fastball
over the wall for a home run. The game carefully tracks aim and timing, so the
ball always responds as you would expect it to in real life.
Never Miss a Trade as Rosters are Updated Continually
The latest rosters are included in the game, so your favorite team will have all
its 2009 players. Not only that, with Living Rosters, the MLB 2K9 automatically
updates the roster by getting the latest information online and incorporating it
into the game. Never miss a trade again as they will be reflected in your game
in real time.
MLB 2K9 provides a wealth of statistical information, and baseball fans won't be
disappointed. The Inside Edge feature uses six years of scouting data to
accurately mimic player tendencies. You'll notice your favourite players
reacting to situations in the game just as they would in real life.
Player Specific Animations for More Realistic Games
2K Sports continues to build in more player-specific details, so now you can
recognize your favorite players simply by watching the way they move around the
batters box, how they swing the bat, or how they celebrate their home runs. It's
not just hitters who get this treatment as pitchers also have their unique
deliveries and windups. The result is a game that feels more life-like than
Online Play with Sponsored Competitions
When you're done practicing against the computer, you can suit up against your
friends and play them online or off. With the Playoffs feature, you can skip the
162 game season and go straight to the playoffs with any eight teams you and
friends want to play with. Then it's just a matter of playing the games to see
who gets the World Series Trophy.
Team 2K is an online competition to see who the best team of online players are.
By playing Ranked Quick Matches, you can join in the fun and compete for pri
New Play by Play and Commentary Team
MLB 2K9 brings with it the new broadcast team of Gary Thorne and Steve Phillips.
The new team injects depth and insight into the game, and provides another level
of realism. In addition, the game also has real-time crowd noise and other sound
effects that will have you feeling like you're sitting in the bleachers.