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PureSim Baseball 2005 Grand-Slam Update!

Improved AI, Less Loading, Minor Fixes!

For Immediate Release

Staten Island, NY, December 14th, 2005 - Matrix Games ( is pleased to announce the official v1.20 update to their newest sports title, PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition ( This new update improves simulation speed, improves the AI contract negotiations, as well as improving the roster management AI. Also nine minor bug fixes were implemented, the specifics of which are available within the patch download. The end result is the most robust baseball management game on the market.

PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition allows you to choose how much you want to do. You can play out each at bat in every game or focus on the financial or statistical aspects. Creating a league can be as easy as a simple three step wizard and allows fictional or real players from any season since 1871 with the integrated support for the free Lahman 2004 MLB player database. Career play allows you to keep going for as many seasons as you like. Multiplayer support is included, run an entire league with other players!

PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition also allows detailed statistical analysis, allowing multiple replays for checking lineup combinations, a full almanac system and metrics, full player editor support and unattended simulation features. Every pitch is tracked, with reports such as Runs Created 27 (RC/27), Relative Batting Average, Pitching Runs, Park Factors, Defensive Independent Percentage, and more. Add-in support allows the creation of mods that plug directly into the game.

PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition - the game that every baseball fan should have.

The v1.20 update is available from the Matrix Games website and incorporates the previous v1.10 update changes as well.

For more information on Matrix Games, visit the main Matrix Games page at For more information on PureSim Baseball 2005, please visit


Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2000, Matrix Games has published over two dozen titles and several award-winning games, including War in the Pacific, Highway to the Reich, Gary Grigsby's World At War, Flashpoint Germany, Battles In Normandy, Starshatter and Tin Soldiers: Julius Caesar. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at


Shaun Sullivan has worked on the design and development of PureSim Baseball 2005 as a labor of love for over six years. Together with strong support from the PureSim community, the result has been an outstanding, accurate and fun simulation of Baseball. PureSim Baseball has received a number of very favorable reviews in major gaming publications, including PC Gamer, Computer Gaming World, Computer Games and GameSpot. PureSim Baseball 2005 is a "living game", with new features often added weekly, and will continue to grow along with the requests and support of the game's loyal users.

Press Contact:

Joseph Lieberman

Matrix Games

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