When it comes to sports video games, Electronic Arts is largely viewed as the industry's king. But for the past six years, the company has had a hole in its lineup: Major League Baseball.
With its hands tied due to an exclusivity agreement between MLB and Take-Two Interactive Software, EA has had to ride the bench. Today, though, it's stepping back into the batter's circle.
The company has launched "World Series Superstars," a Facebook game that carries the MLB license. Players are tasked to build and manage teams, then compete in games with their friends on the social media site.
It's not quite the major leagues in gaming terms (to push the metaphor to its limits), but as