January 23, 2007 - 2K and Firaxis announced today that Sid Meier's Pirates! for the PlayStation Portable is now available in stores throughout North America.
In Sid Meier's Pirates!, players will take to the high seas as a 17th century pirate captain, scouring the ocean in an attempt to amass fame and fortune and become the most feared pirate in history. The PSP system enabled the developers to include wireless ad hoc multiplayer support for up to four players, widescreen graphics, new treasure hunts, and more.
"Given the immense popularity of Sid Meier's Pirates!, offering a PSP version of the game updated and optimized for the handheld market is a great way to expand its appeal," said Christoph Hartmann, President of 2K. "With the accessibility of the game combined with the portability of the PSP system and the wireless multiplayer features, we're confident Sid Meier's Pirates! will be a hit with on-the-go gamers."
Sid Meier's Pirates! is available for a suggested price of $29.99 at retailers across North America.
Thanks to IGN.com for sharing the news with us!