Baseball Boss now available on iPhone
Baseball Boss becomes first online baseball game for iPhone – users can play baseball online, for free with their iPhone.
Austin, TX, (Nov. 3, 2008) – Challenge Games has announced that Baseball Boss is now available on the Apple iPhone web browser, allowing players to easily access and play Baseball Boss while on-the-go. Baseball Boss is the market’s only web-based, online baseball game that combines virtual baseball card collecting and fantasy baseball simulation.
Baseball Boss players can now use their iPhones to access their accounts, monitor the status of card auctions, browse their card collections, accept game challenges and see the results. Also, many of the team management and messaging features are available to Baseball Boss players on the iPhone. iPhone owners who are not current Baseball Boss players can use their computers to join for free and begin playing immediately at www.baseballboss.com.
“Baseball Boss is a perfect fit for the iPhone because the game lends itself so well to mobile devices. With its short-form play style, players can use their iPhones to quickly log in and play while when they have time for a quick baseball fix,” said Jeff Petry, head of marketing for Challenge Games. “Once players create an initial account on their computers, they can use their iPhone to manage their virtual teams and play Baseball Boss. We will continue to add functionality and features for iPhone users. And with the holidays fast approaching and iPhone sure to be a hot gift, more people can play Baseball Boss in more places”
Baseball Boss is free to play and can be played year round. New players receive a free starter pack of virtual Baseball Boss baseball cards and can jump right into the fun by playing others online. Players compete against current and historical teams and other players through a variety of head to head modes, including leagues. Players can add cards to their collections by buying packs with rewards earned in game, trading cards with other players and by winning cards from other players in online Baseball Boss auctions. Players also have the option to acquire additional card packs via in-game purchases and, for a nominal fee, become a VIP member to get cards and a variety of exclusive benefits.
To play Baseball Boss for free, visit www.baseballboss.com.
About Challenge Online Games, Inc.
Challenge Online Games (Challenge Games) creates online games that are fun and easy to play whether you’re a serious or casual gamer. The company was founded by veteran entrepreneur and gamer, Andrew Busey, author of Secrets of the MUD Wizards and creator of one of the first instant messaging applications. Challenge Games currently offers Duels and Baseball Boss – multiplayer web-based games that combine the best of the collectible card games (CCGs) and traditional role-playing games with the convenience of the short-form gaming experience. The company also holds a multi-year licensing agreement with MLB Advanced Media, LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball. Challenge Games is based in Austin, Texas and is privately held with funding from Sequoia Capital and Globespan Capital Partners. For more information on Challenge Games, visit www.challengegames.com.