Do you like baseball? Do you like video games? Do you like inferior baseball games that are desperately attempting to steal the spotlight back from MLB The Show with an arbitrary contest you probably will never win? Then you’re in luck, folks.
2K Sports has announced that the first person to throw a verified perfect (virtual) game, before May 2nd, 2010, will receive a cash price of $1,000,000! Hit the jump for the full contest details.
Fans will be able to participate in the $1,000,000 Major League Baseball 2K10 contest beginning on March 2, 2010 at 12:01 AM PST, and ending on May 1, 2010 at 11:59 PM PDT. To compete, gamers must play in MLB Today mode, select from any of the available matchups, and then choose the option to participate in the ‘Major League Baseball 2K10 contest’ that will automatically default to the proper gameplay settings according to the official gameplay rules.
Entries must be recorded via camera or digital video recorder in compliance with guidelines provided by 2K in the Official Rules, and all eligible entrants must submit a copy of their recording in its entirety for verification. Submissions will only be accepted on DVD. To ensure accuracy in the verification and submission process, 2K Sports has partnered with Twin Galaxies International, the worldwide authority on video game world records, and provider of scores to Guinness World Records that are published in the Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition. For more information about the $1,000,000.00 Major League Baseball 2K10 contest, please go here.
Just don’t try it against the Rays, because cover athlete Evan Longoria states that “I just hope they don’t try against the Rays, because my teammates and I aren’t going to make it easy on them.” Just like you didn’t make it easy on the Phillies back in the 2008 World Series? Zing!
Look for MLB 2k10 on the XBox 360 and PS3 on March 2nd, 2010, and may the force be with you.