Latest evolution of 2K Sports’ ultimate skill-based challenge offers 30 ways to win and $1 million in total prize money
2K Sports announced the start of MLB 2K13’s Perfect Game Challenge. Starting April 1, 2013 at 9:00:01 a.m. PDT, players can start their journey towards baseball perfection in MLB 2K13 through the contest’s close on April 30, 2013 at 11:59:59 PDT.
“I never thought a video game could change my life, but 2K Sports’ Perfect Game Challenge did just that for me and my family,” said Wade McGilberry, the competition’s first winner back in 2010. “It was an incredible journey from completing my perfect game to finding out I was the winner, and I’ll never forget the amazing feeling when I was handed the prize money.”
This year’s contest evolution features more ways to win than ever before, as players can compete to win up to 30 $25,000 prize pools, one per MLB team, with a combined prize of $750,000 being divided among the 30 pools. Competitors will need to monitor the Perfect Game Challenge leaderboards to ensure they maintain their ranking as new high scores are added. By using pitchers from different MLB teams, there is no limit on the number of $25,000 team prizes one player can win.
Once the competition window closes on April 30, the top four Overall Leaderboard finalists with top ranked and verified perfect games achieved on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 will compete in a single-elimination tournament during MLB All-Star Week in New York for the $250,000 grand prize.