MLB 2K12 Perfect Game Challenge is Officially Underway

Back in February we told you that some lucky gamer was going to walk away $1 Million richer thanks to 2K Sports’ MLB 2K12 Perfect Game Challenge–and the competition has officially started. You have between now and April 30th to enter, and the top 8 players who throw perfect games will be flown to New York (May 9-10), and participate in a single-elimitation tournament–with the winner walking away with a cool million. The Challenge is open to gamers using both the PS3 and Xbox 360, and rankings will be tracked using both Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. Click past the jump for all of the details, including rules and regulations…

Major League Baseball® 2K12’s
 Perfect Game Challenge Officially Underway

Eight finalists to compete for $1 million at live tournament in New York City

New York, NY – April 4, 2012 – 2K Sports today announced the start of Major League Baseball® 2K12’s $1 Million Perfect Game Challenge. Starting today, April 4, 2012, at 09:00:01 a.m. PST, players can begin their quest for baseball perfection in Major League Baseball 2K12through the competition’s close on April 30, 2012, at 11:59:59 p.m. PST. Eight finalists who achieve perfection will earn an all-expense-paid trip to New York City in May to compete in a live, single elimination tournament at the MLB FanCave to determine who walks away with the $1 million grand prize.

The eight finalists will be determined by a dynamic leaderboard ranking the ‘most perfect’ games thrown. 2K Sports will use an algorithm to rank individual perfect games based on degree of difficulty (such as the opposing team’s offensive prowess and selected pitcher’s skill) and degree of perfection (number of strikeouts, pitching efficiency). The top eight qualified gamers with ranked and verified perfect games achieved on Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network via the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft or PlayStation®Network  via PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system  will compete in the final tournament May 9-10 in New York City at the MLB FanCave.

Access to the $1 Million Perfect Game Challenge mode for eligible players is available on copies of MLB 2K12/NBA 2K12 Combo Pack in addition to stand-alone copies of Major League Baseball 2K12.

For complete rules on this year’s Perfect Game Challenge, please visit facebook.com/mlb2k.

Major League Baseball 2K12 is rated E for everyone by the ESRB and is now available.

2K Sports is a division of 2K, a wholly owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

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Rules and Regulations

GAME MUST BE PLAYED ON Xbox 360 OR PlayStation®3 system. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 U.S. (D.C.), 13 OR OLDER (EXCLUDING AZ, CT, MD, ND, & VT).  VOID IN AZ, CT, MD, ND, VT AND WHERE PROHIBITED. PERFECT GAME CHALLENGE QUALIFYING ROUND (“THE PERFECT CLUB”) BEGINS ON 4/4/12 AT 9:00:01 AM PT AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM PT ON 4/30/12.  PERFECT CLUB FINALISTS (IF ANY) WILL BE THE TOP 8 VERIFIED PERFECT GAMES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OFFICIAL RULES.  PERFECT CLUB FINALISTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPETE IN A TOURNAMENT FOR GRAND PRIZE. PERFECT CLUB FINALISTS AND GRAND PRIZE WINNER SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION. GRAND PRIZE WILL NOT BE AWARDED UNLESS AN ELIGIBLE ENTRANT THROWS A PERFECT GAME BY 4/30/12. SUBJECT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES LOCATED AT WWW.2KSPORTS.COM/PERFECTGAME.

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