Free Demo of NHL 2K9 Now Available for Download on PLAYSTATION Network

August 14, 2008

2K Sports Announces Free
Demo of
NHL® 2K9
Now Available for
Download on PLAYSTATION® Network


Gamers receive an early opportunity to get hands-on with the highly
anticipated hockey title


While dedicated hockey
fans eagerly anticipate the first puck to drop for the start of this year’s
NHL season, 2K Sports today announced that a free demo of

is now available for download through the PLAYSTATION Network.  The demo
will provide fans an early chance to experience the new simplified controls
and relive the excitement of this past season’s thrilling Stanley Cup™ Final
for a brief three minute period as either the Pittsburgh Penguins or Detroit
Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.  The same demo is also scheduled to
be available next week through Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360®
video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. 


developed by Visual Concepts, brings the fun back to hockey video games with
all-new features including user-friendly controls, an exciting Zamboni®
mini-game, playoff beards, a revamped fighting engine and much more exciting
action than ever before.  Complete with fresh new in-game commentary,
improved franchise mode, and upgraded online features,

is rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and older by the ESRB, and will be available
on September 9 for Xbox 360, Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo,
PLAYSTATION®3 computer
entertainment system and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system

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