Major League Gaming Teams With ESPN Cold Pizza
and Microsoft Game Studios For Exclusive Halo 2 Event
Lucky Winners To Play Much Anticipated Game Before
New York, NY (November 2, 2004) – Major League Gaming (MLG), the official
professional video game league for console game players, announced today it has
partnered with ESPN Cold Pizza and Microsoft Game Studio to offer fans an
exclusive opportunity to play Halo 2, the highly anticipated game for the
Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, before its retail release on November 9.
On November 4, 50 lucky winners will be invited to ESPN Zone in New York City’s
Times Square, where they will have a chance to experience the multiplayer combat
of Halo 2 with some of the best MLG professional players in the world.
“We are delighted to join with ESPN Cold Pizza and Microsoft Game Studios and be
first to offer Halo 2 to competitive gamers,” said Michael Sepso, chief
executive officer of MLG. “We are thrilled Halo 2 will be part of the
2005 MLG Season and look forward to receiving a preview of that excitement live
on Cold Pizza.”
More than 7,000 people entered the promotion for a chance to play Halo 2
before it hits store shelves on November 9.
For more information on Halo 2, please visit
About Major League Gaming
Major League Gaming (MLG) is the first nationally organized professional
video gaming league. Founded in 2003, MLG’s goal is to raise the profile of
professional video gaming to the level of other major pro sports around the
world. MLG runs the largest live event gaming league worldwide, with over 300
competitions planned for its 2005 season. MLG is also the leading producer of
gaming lifestyle-related media properties, including wireless, online, print and
television properties. See
www.mlgpro.com for more
info and live Web casts of MLG events.