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The New Dynasty Comes to a New Console: 2K Sports Announces NBA® 2K13 Now Available for Wii U

  The New Dynasty Comes to a New Console: 2K Sports Announces NBA® 2K13 Now
  Available for Wii U

        Top NBA video game launch title for brand new Nintendo console

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 19, 2012

2K Sports today announced that NBA® 2K13, the latest installment in the 
top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise*, is now
available in North America for Nintendo’s Wii U™ system, and will be available
internationally during the system’s initial launch phase.

NBA(R) 2K13 now available in North America for Nintendo's Wii U(TM) system.
(Photo: Business Wire)

NBA(R) 2K13 now available in North America for Nintendo's Wii U(TM) system.
(Photo: Business Wire)

“We are thrilled that NBA 2K13 is an integral part of Wii U’s launch,” said
Greg Thomas, president of product development for 2K Sports. “The game not
only includes the same great feature set as the other consoles, but also has
several exclusives that utilize the Wii U GamePad technology.”

The Wii U version of NBA 2K13 marks the first time the franchise has been
available in high definition on a Nintendo console. The title includes several
console-specific features, including the Gatorade Biometric Scan, which
utilizes the Wii U™ GamePad to display up-to-the-second details on players’
moods, fatigue levels, and performance. Players can also use the GamePad touch
screen to access all of their coaching options, which will allow them to call
plays and make substitutions at the touch of a finger. In MyCAREER mode, the
GamePad displays the MyPLAYER’s shot chart and statistics, giving players
detailed insight on their performance.

NBA 2K13’s launch on Wii U is the latest news in a record-shattering launch
cycle. In its first week of sales, NBA 2K13 sold through 49 percent more
copies than the franchise’s previous top-seller, NBA 2K11. This growth is due
in part to the expanding global popularity of the NBA 2K brand, which
accounted for a 66 percent increase in international sales compared to NBA
2K11.

Fans have flocked online to experience NBA 2K13 action with their friends, and
the number of online users has more than doubled from last year’s NBA 2K12. In
addition, the number of online games played has also grown exponentially, as
NBA 2K13 has experienced a 127 percent increase over last year’s totals**.

This year, 2K Sports transcends sports video games by joining forces with
multi-platinum recording artist JAY Z, who serves as the Executive Producer of
NBA 2K13.  The music icon personally curated the game’s 24-song soundtrack,
and lent his artistic vision to its interactive menus, pregame introductions,
and more. NBA 2K13 also introduces the Control Stick, which gives players more
control by mapping all dribbling and shooting to the right analog stick, as
well as the long-awaited matchup between the 1992 “Dream Team” and 2012 U.S.
Men’s National Team.

2K Sports is supporting the game with NBA 2K Everywhere, giving fans the
opportunity to experience NBA 2K virtually anywhere via an all-new mobile
companion application (MyNBA 2K), a social game on Facebook (NBA 2K MyLIFE),
and a full-featured mobile version of NBA 2K13 for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
and Android devices. NBA 2K Everywhere extends the NBA 2K experience by
offering players greater flexibility, more variety and new ways to play, at
home or on the go, with these all-new social and mobile games. Additionally,
both the mobile companion app and Facebook game enable players to feed data
and experience right back into NBA 2K13 for Wii U, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3,
introducing a new level of connectivity and continuity to the NBA 2K
experience.

Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio, NBA 2K13 is rated E for
Everyone by the ESRB and is now available at leading video game retailers
nationwide for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, Wii, Wii U, PSP system and
Windows PC. The Wii U™ version of the title will be available internationally
during the system’s initial launch phase.

For more information on 2K Sports, visit www.2KSports.com.

For more information on NBA 2K13, visit http://www.facebook.com/NBA2K.

2K Sports is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive
Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

*According to 2008 - 2012 Gamerankings.com and The NPD Group estimates of U.S.
retail video game sales through October 2012.

**Based on internal estimates for comparable platforms.

About Take-Two Interactive Software

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a
leading developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for
consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products
through its two wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which publishes its
titles under the 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play brands. Our products are
designed for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers,
including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail,
digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. 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
http://www.take2games.com.

About 2K

Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment for
console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including
smartphones and tablets through its three divisions: 2K Games, 2K Sports, and
2K Play that are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online
platforms and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most
popular gaming genres, including first-person shooters, action, role-playing,
real-time strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment. The 2K label has
some of the most talented development studios in the world today, including
Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Irrational Games, 2K Marin, 2K Australia, 2K
Czech, Cat Daddy Games, and 2K China. 2K has achieved many key industry
milestones, including launching the 2007 Game of the Year - BioShock®;
publishing the critically acclaimed Borderlands® franchise; continuing the
award-winning Sid Meier’s Civilization® series; delivering the #1 rated and #1
selling basketball franchise with NBA® 2K*; and  breaking new ground in the
family entertainment market with its multi-million unit selling hit Carnival
Games. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label
of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information,
please visit www.2K.com.

Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are either trademarks or registered
trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Nintendo trademarks and copyrights are properties of Nintendo.

All trademarks and copyrights contained herein are the property of their
respective holders.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The statements contained herein which are not historical facts are considered
forward-looking statements under federal securities laws and may be identified
by words such as "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "intends,"
"plans," "potential," "predicts," "projects," "seeks," "will," or words of
similar meaning and include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the
outlook for the Company's future business and financial performance. Such
forward-looking statements are based on the current beliefs of our management
as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to them,
which are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in
circumstances that are difficult to predict. Actual outcomes and results may
vary materially from these forward-looking statements based on a variety of
risks and uncertainties including: our dependence on key management and
product development personnel, our dependence on our Grand Theft Auto products
and our ability to develop other hit titles for current generation platforms,
the timely release and significant market acceptance of our games, the ability
to maintain acceptable pricing levels on our games, our ability to raise
capital if needed and risks associated with international operations. Other
important factors and information are contained in the Company's Annual Report
on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, in the section entitled
"Risk Factors," and the Company's other periodic filings with the SEC, which
can be accessed at www.take2games.com. All forward-looking statements are
qualified by these cautionary statements and apply only as of the date they
are made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking
statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Contact:

2K Sports
Ryan Balke, 415-507-7698
ryan.balke@2ksports.com
or
Access Communications for 2K
Travis Moses, 415-844-6218
tmoses@accesspr.com
or
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Alan Lewis (Corporate Press/Investor Relations)
646-536-2983
alan.lewis@take2games.com
 
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