MLB 2K12 demo released today...and something about winning a million dollars
2/28/2012 4:40:00 PM
2K Sports has announced that the demo for MLB 2K12 is now available for download on the Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network. The demo features the Texas Rangers vs. the St. Louis Cardinals in a rematch of the 2011 World Series, and showcases some of the game's improved features, including the dynamic tendencies system that will adjust the pitcher and batter ratings as the game progresses, as well as a revamped throwing system and a new hit distribution system with more realistic hit types.
And of course, what new MLB game would be complete without the chance to win a million dollars? For the third straight year, The Perfect Game Challenge is back. This time, the challenge will utilize a dynamic leaderboard that ranks the top eight perfect games thrown and at the end of the competition, the top eight will face each other in a live $1 million tournament. That I'd love to see. The competition runs from 9pm PST on April 4th through 11:59pm PST on April 30th.
2K Sports Announces Major League Baseball® 2K12 Demo Now Available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation®Network
Features Texas Rangers against St. Louis Cardinals in rematch of 2011 World Series
New York, NY – February 28, 2012 – 2K Sports today announced that a free demo of Major League Baseball® 2K12 is now available on the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
The demo allows players to relive 2011’s thrilling, back-and-forth World Series and play three innings as the Texas Rangers or St. Louis Cardinals. In addition, it showcases many of MLB 2K12’s improved features, including the dynamic tendencies system that adjusts pitcher and batter ratings as the game unfolds; a revamped throwing system; and a new hit distribution system with more varied and realistic hit types.
This year’s edition of MLB 2K will allow players to experience the authenticity and excitement of a real baseball game, and also a chance to win $1,000,000. The Perfect Game Challenge returns for the third consecutive year with MLB 2K12, and is bigger than ever. The new format will utilize a dynamic leaderboard that ranks the top eight perfect games thrown. At the end of the competition, the top eight competitors will face each other in a live $1 million tournament.
MLB 2K12 is rated E for everyone by the ESRB and will be available March 6, 2012 for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3, Wii™ system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™ and Windows PC.
For more information about MLB 2K12, please visit facebook.com/mlb2k.
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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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