2K Sports today announced details regarding the professional poker player lineup and world class poker venues found in the World Poker Tour (WPT) video game, based on the highly-popular television series of the same name. This combination of world-class venues coupled with real pros, brings players authenticity and realism that can only be found in World Poker Tour.
World Poker Tour will include the following professionals:
World Poker Tour features six Tour-exclusive casinos. These include The Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, CA; Commerce Casino in Commerce, CA; Bay 101 in San Jose, CA; Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantaucket, CT; Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ; and The Aviation Club de France, in Paris, France. These real-world locations are completely accurate, right down to the carpeting, lighting, room décor, and floor layout.
World Poker Tour invites gamers and poker-junkies alike to try their luck and skills against some of the poker series’ most famous professional players. Commentary provided by World Poker Tour pros Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten, real World Poker Tour venues and broadcast overlays bring players the only true poker experience.
The World Poker Tour video game will hit store shelves in fall 2005 for popular home console systems including the Xbox™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Nintendo Game Boy® Advance.