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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2006 Financial Results
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    Full-Year Net Loss of $184.9 million ($2.60 per share) Reflects
                    Pre-Tax Charges of $125 million

   Pre-Tax Charges Include $63.5 million ($0.89 per Share) Non-Cash
     Charge to Record Valuation Allowances for Deferred Tax Assets

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2007--Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) today announced financial results for the third quarter, fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2006. All comparisons with year-ago periods reflect restated results for the fiscal 2005 third and fourth quarters and fiscal year.

Net revenue for fiscal 2006 was $1.038 billion compared to $1.201 billion in fiscal 2005, which included significant sales of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Net loss for the year was $184.9 million or $2.60 per share compared to net income of $35.3 million or $0.50 per share in 2005. The fiscal 2006 results include a non-cash charge of $63.5 million, or $0.89 per share, primarily incurred during the third quarter to record valuation allowances for deferred tax assets required under Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) 109.

Take-Two's fiscal 2006 results were adversely impacted by the video game industry's transition from current generation to next-generation platforms, which involved delays in the availability and consumer acceptance of certain next-generation hardware and lower average selling prices of the Company's software for current generation systems. Additionally, fiscal 2006 performance reflected higher development costs for Take-Two's next-generation titles and the Company's continued investment in building its sports business. While costly in the short term, these strategic initiatives are expected to have a positive impact on the Company's fiscal 2007 results and beyond as consumers increasingly transition to next-generation platforms.

In addition to the $63.5 million charge to record the valuation allowance, Take-Two's results for fiscal 2006 reflected the following pre-tax expense items: $26.4 million related to cost saving initiatives, including the closure of three development studios in the second and third quarters, resulting in severance charges, lease terminations and asset write-offs; $12.1 million in stock-based compensation as required by SFAS 123(R); $8.1 million for the impairment of goodwill and fixed assets at the Company's Joytech subsidiary; $6.9 million for legal and other professional fees associated with the investigation of stock option grants and the Company's responses to the New York County District Attorney's subpoenas; $4.6 million for intangible asset write-offs; $2.3 million for the relocation of the Company's international publishing headquarters to Geneva; and $1.4 million in stock-based compensation from the re-measurement of certain restricted stock awards issued between May 2002 and June 2006. Approximately $110.7 million of the $125.3 million charges in fiscal 2006 were non-cash items.

Net revenue for the fourth quarter ended October 31, 2006 was $266.6 million compared to $306.8 million for the same period a year ago. Net loss for the quarter was $14.0 million or $0.20 per share compared to net income of $18.9 million or $0.27 per share in the 2005 fourth quarter. The fourth quarter 2006 loss includes $5.5 million for legal and other professional fees associated with the investigation of stock option grants and the Company's responses to the New York County District Attorney's subpoenas; a non-cash charge of $4.0 million to record valuation allowances for deferred tax assets; $2.6 million in stock-based compensation as required by SFAS 123(R); $1.4 million for Geneva relocation expenses; and $1.2 million for asset write-offs and studio closure expenses. Approximately $7.4 million of the $14.7 million charges in the fourth quarter were non-cash items.

Net revenue for the third quarter ended July 31, 2006 was $241.2 million compared to $169.9 million for the prior year period. Net loss for the third quarter was $91.4 million or $1.29 per share compared to a net loss of $29.0 million or $0.41 per share in the 2005 third quarter. The third quarter 2006 loss includes a non-cash charge of $59.5 million to record valuation allowances for deferred tax assets; $8.5 million for the impairment of goodwill and other assets, primarily at the Company's Joytech subsidiary; $3.9 million for studio closure expenses and asset write offs; $2.6 million in stock-based compensation as required by SFAS 123(R); $1.4 million for legal and other professional fees associated with the investigation of stock option grants and the Company's responses to the New York County District Attorney's subpoenas; $1.2 million in stock-based compensation expense resulting from the re-measurement of certain restricted stock awards; and $0.9 million for Geneva relocation expenses. Approximately $72.7 million of the $78.0 million charges in the third quarter were non-cash items.

2006 Highlights

In 2006, Rockstar Games released Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories for the PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system, Bully for PlayStation 2 (Canis Canem Edit in Europe) and Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis for the Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. 2K and 2K Sports released numerous titles across multiple platforms during the year, including The Elder Scrolls(R) IV: Oblivion(TM), Prey, Major League Baseball 2K6, NBA 2K7, NHL 2K7, College Hoops 2K6, 24: The Game, Top Spin 2, Civilization IV: Warlords, The Da Vinci Code and Family Guy. In 2006, Take-Two renewed its multi-year license for National Hockey League (NHL) games.

During 2006, Take-Two focused significant development efforts on titles launched for the PSP system and Xbox 360 although sales of these next-generation titles significantly lagged sales of PlayStation 2 titles. Additionally, while 2K Sports expanded its portfolio and captured an increased share of the sports market, the install base of next-generation hardware was not yet sufficient to support the development and licensing costs of the sports business. Take-Two is confident that its strategic decision to invest significantly in both next-gen development and the sports business will prove beneficial as the install base of new platforms grows and consumers continue to shift their purchases toward software for these systems.

Product Pipeline

For 2007, Rockstar Games has released The Warriors, based on the Paramount Pictures film, for the PSP system and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for the PlayStation 2 in Japan in an arrangement with Capcom Co., Ltd. Rockstar will ship Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories for PlayStation 2 in March; and Manhunt 2 for the PlayStation 2, PSP system, and Nintendo's Wii(TM) this summer. Grand Theft Auto IV, the next-generation console debut of the genre-defining franchise, will be shipped simultaneously for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION(R)3 in October. Starting in 2008, Rockstar will introduce exclusive episodic content downloads for Grand Theft Auto IV. Rockstar will also release new titles based on its proprietary brands, including L.A. Noire developed by Team Bondi.

2K and 2K Sports have released Major League Baseball 2K7 for multiple current and next-generation platforms; NBA 2K7 and NHL 2K7 for PLAYSTATION 3; College Hoops 2K7 for Xbox 360, Xbox and PlayStation 2; Sid Meier's Pirates!(R) for the PSP system; Ghost Rider for PlayStation 2, PSP system and Game Boy(R) Advance, based on the Marvel comic book franchise and Columbia Pictures film; and Jade Empire: Special Edition for PC, co-published with BioWare.

For the remainder of fiscal 2007, 2K and 2K Sports are expected to release a variety of titles across multiple platforms, including BioShock for Xbox 360 and Games for Windows; The BIGS, an arcade style Major League Baseball title on multiple current and next-generation platforms including Wii; College Hoops 2K7 for PLAYSTATION 3; The Darkness, based on the comic of the same name published by Top Cow Publishing and created by Marc Silvestri and Paul Jenkins for next-generation consoles; Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, based on the upcoming movie from Twentieth Century Fox/Marvel Studios, for multiple current and next-generation platforms, including Wii; The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles expansion pack for PC; All Pro Football 2K8 for next-generation consoles; as well as NHL 2K8 and NBA 2K8 across multiple current and next-generation platforms. In addition to the licensed 2K Sports lineup, starting in 2008, 2K will have new content based on its Civilization franchise and other products, including both original intellectual property and third-party titles.

Global Star Software is expected to publish a PC extension of its popular Deal or No Deal game and will continue its focus on video games incorporating popular licensed and children's entertainment properties, with several titles planned for Wii later this year.

Guidance

For the first quarter ended January 31, 2007, the Company anticipates net revenue in the range of $265 million to $275 million, with a net loss in the range of $23 million to $25 million, or $0.33 to 0.35 per share, reflecting no tax benefit. Financial results for the first quarter are expected to be filed on Form 10-Q within the timeframe required by the Securities and Exchange Commission. For the full fiscal year 2007, the Company anticipates revenue in the range of $1.2 billion to $1.25 billion and expects to return to profitability in the fourth quarter and break even for the full fiscal year 2007. Additionally, the Company expects that the 2K Sports division will reach profitability in calendar 2007. Key assumptions underlying fiscal 2007 expectations include continued consumer acceptance of the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and Wii; the successful launch of the PLAYSTATION 3 in Europe; the ability to develop and publish products that capture market share for these next-generation systems while continuing to leverage opportunities on legacy platforms; as well as the delivery of the titles detailed in this release.

Management Comments

"With today's Form 10-K filing we have taken a big step forward in closing the chapter on Take-Two's historical stock option practices and our near-term efforts to regain NASDAQ compliance and the confidence of investors," said Paul Eibeler, Take-Two's President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Eibeler continued, "The console transition has been extremely challenging for us. While we are not satisfied with the Company's financial performance in 2006 and the first quarter of 2007, we are confident that our strategic decisions will pay off over the next year and beyond. We strongly believe that the significant financial commitments we have made to next-gen development and our sports business will position Take-Two to leverage the opportunities for our core franchises and sports titles as the hardware install base grows. Our internal studios continue to create some of the highest rated products in the industry, with consumer anticipation and demand for our proprietary next-gen titles Grand Theft Auto IV and BioShock, along with our sports lineup, contributing to our expected return to profitability."

Regulatory Update

Today's filing of the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2006 satisfies certain key conditions specified by the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel for Take-Two to maintain continued listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market, as specified in a written notification by the NASDAQ Panel previously disclosed by the Company. Take-Two expects to satisfy the remaining NASDAQ listing requirements by filing its Form 10-Q for the third quarter ended July 31, 2006 on or before March 19, 2007 and holding its combined 2005 and 2006 annual meeting of stockholders on or before March 27, 2007. The Company has no update regarding the previously disclosed informal non-public Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into stock option grants or the subpoenas from the New York County District Attorney.

Conference Call

Take-Two will host a conference call today at 5:45 pm Eastern Time to review these results and other topics. The call can be accessed by dialing (877) 407-0984 or (201) 689-8577. A live listen-only webcast of the call is available by visiting http://ir.take2games.com and a replay will be available following the call at the same location.

About Take-Two Interactive Software

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a global developer, marketer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games for the PC, PlayStation(R) game console, PlayStation(R)2 and PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment systems, PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system, Xbox(R) and Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, Wii(TM), Nintendo GameCube(TM), Nintendo DS(TM) and Game Boy(R) Advance. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels Rockstar Games, 2K and 2K Sports, and Global Star Software; and distributes software, hardware and accessories in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. Take-Two's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at www.take2games.com.

All trademarks and copyrights contained herein are the property of their respective holders.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains forward-looking statements made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The statements contained herein which are not historical facts are considered forward-looking statements under federal securities laws. Such forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs of our management as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to them. The Company has no obligation to update such forward-looking statements. Actual results may vary significantly from these forward-looking statements based on a variety of factors. These risks and uncertainties include the matters relating to the Special Committee's investigation of the Company's stock option grants and the restatement of our consolidated financial statements as well as the risks and uncertainties stated in this release. The investigation and conclusions of the Special Committee may result in claims and proceedings relating to such matters, including previously disclosed shareholder and derivative litigation and actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission and/or other governmental agencies and negative tax or other implications for the Company resulting from any accounting adjustments or other factors. In addition, there can be no assurance that the actions taken or to be taken by the Company as described herein will ensure the continued listing of the Company's common stock on NASDAQ. Other important factors are described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2006 in the section entitled "Risk Factors".

                 TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC.
                CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
               (in thousands, except per share amounts)


                                                 Three months ended
                                                      October 31,
                                                ----------------------
                                                  2006        2005
                                                ----------------------
                                                               As
                                                             restated
Net revenue                                     $266,556     $306,779
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------

Cost of goods sold:
Product costs                                    131,723      140,243
Royalties                                         35,244       36,495
Software development costs                        17,790       15,340
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------
Total cost of goods sold                         184,757      192,078
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------

Gross Profit                                      81,799      114,701

Selling and marketing                             37,827 (a)   36,707
General and administrative                        37,739 (b)   33,425
Research and development                          13,046 (c)   16,300
Impairment of goodwill and long-lived assets         830 (d)        -
Depreciation and amortization                      6,621        6,437
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------
Total operating expenses                          96,063       92,869
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------
Income (loss) from operations                    (14,264)      21,832
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------
Interest income, net                               1,228          746
Other expense                                          -            -
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------
Interest and other, net                            1,228          746
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------
Income (loss) before income taxes                (13,036)      22,578
Income taxes                                         979 (e)    3,717
----------------------------------------------- ---------   ----------
Net income (loss)                               $(14,015)    $ 18,861
=============================================== =========   ==========

Basic earnings (loss) per share:
Basic                                           $  (0.20)    $   0.27
Diluted                                         $  (0.20)    $   0.27

Weighted average shares outstanding:
Basic                                             71,199       70,158
Diluted                                           71,199       70,744




OTHER INFORMATION                                Three months ended
                                                      October 31,
----------------------------------------------- ----------------------
                                                    2006         2005
                                                ----------------------
Total revenue mix
            Publishing                                76%          73%
            Distribution                              24%          27%


Geographic revenue mix
            North America                             66%          73%
            International                             34%          27%


Publishing platform revenue mix
            Sony PlayStation 2                        32%          34%
            Sony PSP                                  29%          20%
            Microsoft Xbox 360                        17%           0%
            PC                                        13%          19%
            Microsoft Xbox                             5%          22%
            Accessories and other                      3%           4%
            Nintendo Handhelds                         1%           1%




                                    For the Years Ended October 31,
                               ---------------------------------------
                                    2006          2005        2004
                                 -------------------------------------
                                               As restated As restated
Net revenue                      $1,037,840    $1,201,220  $1,127,751
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------

Cost of goods sold:
Product costs                       538,761 (f)   593,757     619,685
Royalties                           206,836       164,250     114,073
Software development costs           79,879 (g)    28,371      15,922
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------
Total cost of goods sold            825,476       786,378     749,680
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------

Gross Profit                        212,364       414,842     378,071

Selling and marketing               139,250 (h)   156,668     119,257
General and administrative          154,015 (i)   124,416     100,924
Research and development             64,258 (j)    73,724      43,773
Impairment of goodwill and long-
 lived assets                        15,608 (k)         -           -
Depreciation and amortization        26,399        22,016      16,846
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------
Total operating expenses            399,530       376,824     280,800
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------
Income (loss) from operations      (187,166)       38,018      97,271
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------
Interest income, net                  2,684         3,702       1,973
Other expense                             -             -      (7,500)
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------
Interest and other, net               2,684         3,702      (5,527)
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------
Income (loss) before income
 taxes                             (184,482)       41,720      91,744
Income taxes                            407 (l)     6,406      29,625
-------------------------------  -----------   ----------- -----------
Net income (loss)                $ (184,889)   $   35,314  $   62,119
===============================  ===========   =========== ===========

Basic earnings (loss) per
 share:
Basic                            $    (2.60)   $     0.51  $     0.93
Diluted                          $    (2.60)   $     0.50  $     0.91

Weighted average shares
 outstanding:
Basic                                71,012        69,859      67,104
Diluted                              71,012        70,882      68,589




OTHER INFORMATION                   For the Years Ended October 31,
----------------------------------------------------------------------
                                       2006          2005        2004
                                 -------------------------------------
Total revenue mix
             Publishing                  73%           71%         80%
             Distribution                27%           29%         20%


Geographic revenue mix
             North America               69%           68%         67%
             International               31%           32%         33%


Publishing platform revenue mix
             Sony PlayStation 2          30%           59%         84%
             Sony PSP                    18%            6%          0%
             Microsoft Xbox 360          23%            0%          0%
             PC                          17%           11%          3%
             Microsoft Xbox               6%           19%          9%
             Accessories and
              other                       4%            4%          2%
             Nintendo Handhelds           2%            1%          2%



For the Three Months Ended October 31, 2006:
--------------------------------------------------------------
(a) Includes stock-based compensation expense of $0.2 million as
 required by SFAS 123(R).
(b) Includes stock-based compensation expense of $0.1 million as
 required by SFAS 123(R), $0.1 million of studio closure
 expenses, $5.5 million of legal and other professional fees
 associated with the investigation of stock option grants and
 the Company's responses to the New York County District
 Attorney's subpoenas, and $1.4 million for Geneva relocation
 expenses.
(c) Includes stock-based compensation expense of $2.3 million as
 required by SFAS 123(R) and $0.2 million of studio closure
 expenses.
(d) Impairment of long-term assets.
(e) Includes non-cash charges of $4.0 million to record
 valuation allowances for deferred tax assets.

For the Year Ended October 31, 2006:
------------------------------------------------------------
(f) Includes $1.1 million for write-off of other assets.
(g) Includes $17.0 million for write-offs related to studio
 closures.
(h) Includes stock-based compensation expense of $1.1 million as
 required by SFAS 123(R).
(i) Includes stock-based compensation expense of $6.9 million as
 required by SFAS 123(R), $1.9 million of severance and lease
 termination charges for studio closures, $6.9 million of legal
 and other professional fees associated with the investigation
 of stock option grants and the Company's responses to the New
 York County District Attorney's subpoenas, $2.3 million for
 Geneva relocation expenses, and $1.4 million from the re-
 measurement of certain restricted stock awards issued between
 May 2002 and June 2006.
(j) Includes stock-based compensation expense of $4.1 million as
 required by SFAS 123(R) and $3.5 million of severance and lease
 termination charges for studio closures.
(k) $2.9 million for impairment of intangibles and fixed assets
 for studio closures, $4.6 million for write-off of other assets
 and $8.1 million for impairment of goodwill and fixed assets at
 the Company's Joytech subsidiary.
(l) Includes a non-cash charge of $63.5 million to record
 valuation allowances for deferred tax assets.
                 TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC.
                     CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
               (in thousands, except per share amounts)

                                                      October 31,
                                                ----------------------
                                                  2006        2005
                                                ---------- -----------
                    ASSETS                                 As restated
 Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents                       $ 132,480   $ 107,195
Accounts receivable, net of allowances of
 $91,509 and $69,904 at October 31, 2006 and
 2005, respectively                               143,199     197,861
Inventory, net                                     95,520     136,227
Software development costs                         79,248      88,826
Licenses                                            5,959       7,651
Prepaid taxes and taxes receivable                 60,407      40,453
Prepaid expenses and other                         28,060      34,588
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------
Total current assets                              544,873     612,801
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------

Fixed assets, net                                  47,496      48,617
Software development costs, net of current
 portion                                           29,547      19,602
Licenses, net of current portion                    1,807       2,330
Goodwill                                          187,681     179,893
Other intangibles, net                             43,248      58,666
Other assets                                       14,154      13,311
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------
 Total assets                                   $ 868,806   $ 935,220
=============================================== ========== ===========

     LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
 Current liabilities:
Accounts payable                                $ 123,947   $ 133,353
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities    139,599     113,570
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------
Total current liabilities                         263,546     246,923
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------
Deferred revenue                                   50,000           -
Other long-term liabilities                         4,868       2,467
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------
Total liabilities                                 318,414     249,390
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------
Commitments and contingencies

Stockholders' Equity:
Common Stock, $.01 par value, 100,000 shares
 authorized; 72,745 and 70,667 shares issued
 and outstanding at October 31, 2006 and 2005,
 respectively                                         727         707
Additional paid-in capital                        482,104     451,470
Deferred compensation                                   -     (12,581)
Retained earnings                                  60,659     245,548
Accumulated other comprehensive income              6,902         686
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------
Total stockholders' equity                        550,392     685,830
----------------------------------------------- ---------- -----------
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity      $ 868,806   $ 935,220
=============================================== ========== ===========
         TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC. and SUBSIDIARIES
     CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (Unaudited)
      For the three and nine months ended July 31, 2006 and 2005
               (in thousands, except per share amounts)


                          Three months ended       Nine Months Ended
                               July 31,                 July 31,
                       -----------------------------------------------
                         2006           2005        2006       2005
                       ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------
                                         As                     As
                                       restated               restated
Net
 revenue                $241,181      $ 169,899   $ 771,284  $894,441
---------------------- ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------

Cost of goods sold:
Product
 costs                   115,245 (a)     92,525     407,038   453,514
Royalties                 56,443         25,608     171,592   127,755
Software development
 costs                    12,367          4,046      62,089    13,031
---------------------- ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------
Total cost of goods
 sold                    184,055        122,179     640,719   594,300
---------------------- ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------

Gross
 Profit                   57,126         47,720     130,565   300,141

Selling and marketing     27,585 (b)     32,449     101,423   119,961
General and
 administrative           44,260 (c)     32,381     116,276    90,991
Research and
 development              17,406 (d)     19,899      51,212    57,424
Impairment of goodwill
 and long-lived assets     8,529 (e)          -      14,778         -
Depreciation and
 amortization              6,290          5,691      19,778    15,579
---------------------- ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------
Total operating
 expenses                104,070         90,420     303,467   283,955
---------------------- ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------
Income (loss) from
 operations              (46,944)       (42,700)   (172,902)   16,186
---------------------- ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------
Interest income, net       1,199          1,258       1,456     2,956
---------------------- ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------
Income (loss) before
 income taxes            (45,745)       (41,442)   (171,446)   19,142
Income
 taxes                    45,634 (f)    (12,466)       (572)    2,689
---------------------- ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------
Net income (loss)       $(91,379)     $ (28,976)  $(170,874) $ 16,453
====================== ==========     ==========  ========== =========

Basic earnings (loss)
 per share:
Basic                   $  (1.29)     $   (0.41)  $   (2.41) $   0.24
Diluted                 $  (1.29)     $   (0.41)  $   (2.41) $   0.23

Weighted average
 shares outstanding:
Basic                     71,095         70,556      70,954    69,768
Diluted                   71,095         70,556      70,954    71,000


OTHER INFORMATION      Three months ended July     Nine Months Ended
                                  31,               July 31,
---------------------- -----------------------------------------------
                            2006           2005        2006      2005
                       ----------     ----------  ---------- ---------
Total revenue mix
         Publishing           80%            75%         71%       70%
         Distribution         20%            25%         29%       30%


Geographic revenue mix
         North America        64%            64%         70%       66%
         International        36%            36%         30%       34%


Publishing platform
 revenue mix
         Sony
          PlayStation
          2                   39%            16%         30%       68%
         Microsoft
          Xbox 360            24%             0%         25%        0%
         PC                   20%            25%         18%        9%
         Microsoft
          Xbox                 7%            43%          7%       18%
         Sony PSP              6%             8%         14%        2%
         Accessories
          and other            3%             5%          4%        2%
         Nintendo
          Handhelds            1%             2%          2%        1%

For the Three Months Ended July 31, 2006:
------------------------------------------------
(a) Includes $0.9 million for write-off of an intangible.
(b) Includes $0.3 million credit for reversal of SFAS 123(R) stock
 based compensation due to forfeitures.
(c) Includes stock-based compensation expense of $2.4 million as
 required by SFAS 123(R), $1.4 million of severance and lease
 termination charges for studio closures, $1.4 million of legal and
 other professional fees associated with the investigation of stock
 option grants and the Company's responses to the New York County
 District Attorney's subpoenas, $1.2 million from the re-measurement
 of certain restricted stock awards issued between May 2002 and June
 2006, and $0.9 million for Geneva relocation expenses.
(d) Includes stock-based compensation expense of $0.5 million as
 required by SFAS 123(R) and $1.7 million of severance and lease
 termination charges for studio closures.
(e) Impairment of goodwill and fixed assets, primarily at the
 Company's Joytech subsidiary.
(f) Includes non-cash charge of $59.5 million to record valuation
 allowances for deferred tax assets.
         TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC. and SUBSIDIARIES
          CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (Unaudited)
               (in thousands, except per share amounts)

                                                July 31,   October 31,
                                                 2006         2005
                                              -----------  -----------
                   ASSETS                                  As restated
Cash and cash equivalents                     $  179,130   $  107,195
Accounts receivable, net of allowances of
 $82,532 and $69,904 at July 31, 2006 and
 October 31, 2005, respectively                   98,027      197,861
Inventory, net                                    83,221      136,227
Software development costs                        69,997       88,826
Licenses                                           5,907        7,651
Prepaid taxes and taxes receivable                68,732       40,453
Prepaid expenses and other                        25,968       34,588
--------------------------------------------  -----------  -----------
Total current assets                             530,982      612,801
--------------------------------------------  -----------  -----------

Fixed assets, net                                 46,482       48,617
Software development costs, net of current
 portion                                          30,057       19,602
Licenses, net of current portion                   1,448        2,330
Goodwill                                         186,881      179,893
Other intangibles, net                            46,063       58,666
Other assets                                      13,155       13,311
--------------------------------------------  -----------  -----------
 Total assets                                 $  855,068   $  935,220
============================================  ===========  ===========

    LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Accounts payable                              $   80,081      133,353
Accrued expenses and other current
 liabilities                                     165,972      113,570
--------------------------------------------  -----------  -----------
Total current liabilities                        246,053      246,923
--------------------------------------------  -----------  -----------
Deferred revenue                                  50,000            -
Other long-term liabilities                        3,988        2,467
--------------------------------------------  -----------  -----------
Total liabilities                                300,041      249,390
--------------------------------------------  -----------  -----------
Commitments and contingencies

Stockholders' Equity:
Common Stock, $.01 par value, 100,000 shares
 authorized; 72,573 and 70,667 shares issued
 and outstanding at July 31, 2006 and
 October 31 2005, respectively                       726          707
Additional paid-in capital                       473,695      451,470
Deferred compensation                                  -      (12,581)
Retained earnings                                 74,674      245,548
Accumulated other comprehensive income             5,932          686
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Total stockholders' equity                       555,027      685,830
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Total liabilities and stockholders' equity    $  855,068   $  935,220
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    SOURCE: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.