Ahh opening day of the Baseball season, the marathon that is our national pastime, and with it comes 2K sports annual Perfect Game challenge for MLB 2K12, where gamers compete for a change to win $1 Million dollars! That’s right all you need to do is pitch a perfect game in MLB 2K12 and you who has never been able to throw a baseball faster than 30 MPH can win $1 Million bucks!

Last year the competition was a bit tricky as you had to video tape yourself playing the entire game and submit it for review in order to be eligible for the grand prize. This year 2K sports has changed up the rules a bit, and in my opinion it’s for the better.

Starting today at 9:00:01 a.m. PST players can begin attempting to pitch a perfect game in MLB 2K12 for a chance to win. The entry period runs through April 30, 2012 at 11:59:59 p.m. PST. Eight finalists who pitch a perfect game will get an all-expense-pad trip to New york City in May to compete in a live, single elimination tournament at the MLB FanCave to determine who gets the $1 Million grand prize.

2K sports will have 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 (opposing team’s offensive prowess and selected pitcher’s skill) degree of perfection (number of strikeouts, pitching efficiency). The top eight qualified gamers with ranked and verified perfect games achieved on Xbox 360 & Xbox LIVE or Playstation3 & PSN will compete in the tournament.

You have to enter through the $1 Million Perfect Game Challenge mode in order to be eligible and you have to be connected to the internet or else it doesn’t count. So don’t cry to us if your “My Player” career where you have made the best pitcher to ever live, doesn’t count towards your chance. Now what are you waiting for, stop reading, take the day off from work and get cracking!

Full 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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