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  NBA 2K Playgrounds 2: Physical Version Now Available for Switch
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

NEW YORK – Nov. 9, 2018 2K today announced the release of physical copies of NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 on Nintendo Switch™, at a retail price of $29.99. This two-on-two arcade basketball game from developer Saber Interactive and 2K features many ways to play on your own, with friends or against the world, with NBA stars such as Karl-Anthony Towns and Jayson Tatum and all-time greats including Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is also available on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC.

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is fun-packed with over 300 players and ten exciting playgrounds from around the world, including Australia, Washington, D.C., and St. Louis, with even more players and courts to be added after launch. In addition, the game boasts well over 100 signature moves, with showstoppers like LeBron James’ self alley-oop, and George Gervin’s Iceman finger roll! New player customizations are also available, including shoes, jackets and shirts, along with a licensed soundtrack featuring popular artists such as DJ Premier and Run The Jewels.

For the latest updates from NBA 2K Playgrounds 2, visit https://nba.2k.com/playgrounds/, and follow the series on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is rated E (Everyone) by the ESRB.

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

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About Take-Two Interactive Software

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products principally through its wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, as well as its Private Division label and Social Point, a leading developer of mobile games.  Our products are designed for console 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 globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, 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, Hangar 13, Cat Daddy Games and 2K China. 2K’s stable of high quality titles includes the critically acclaimed BioShock®, Borderlands™, Mafia, and XCOM® franchises, the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization series, Evolve™, Battleborn®, the popular WWE 2K franchise and NBA 2K, the highest rated* annual sports title of this console generation.

*According to 2008 - 2018 Metacritic.com

About Saber Interactive

Based in the U.S., Russia, and Spain, Saber Interactive is an independent developer whose credits include Quake Champions, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo: Master Chief Collection and others. Saber’s NBA Playgrounds is one of the best-selling digital console titles of 2017. The company has multiple development studios across the world making great games and bringing fun interactive experiences to life.

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