2K Sports to offer 1 million dollars for pitching a perfect game in MLB 2K10

Play a video game, win money. That is the ultimate dream for gamers, and 2K Sports looks to make it a reality.

2K sports have announced that they are saying that they will offer one million dollars to the first player who can pitch a perfect game in Major League Baseball 2K10.

Jason Argent, Vice President of 2K Sports says, “You don’t see too many perfect games thrown in MLB 2K, but we’ve seen it happen. Our goal is to celebrate and highlight Major League Baseball 2K10’s superior pitching and hitting mechanics this season, while also giving one of our loyal fans the thrilling opportunity to be rewarded with a lot of money.”

The contest is going to be run between March and May of this year and this feat will only count on the PS3 and 360 versions of the game.

How will it be verified? Entries must be recorded via camera or digital video recorder and be sent to 2K sports via DVD ONLY. They will then be verified by 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.

This is surely a unique way to advertise a game, and we will have to see whether this million-dollar gamble by 2K sports will pay off.

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Baseball, Basketball and American Football all sucks. I guess that's the reason the rest of the world play other sports.

I've pitched perfect games in past iterations of the series. Then, after that, I get annoyed by the crappy gameplay and swear the 2k series off until I get fooled again the next year.

Pathetic. Only way they can get sales on a crappy baseball game. 2kSPORT games have been HORRIBLE the last 4 years. I'll pass on this challenge, and this sub-par game.

BoDEAN said,
Pathetic. Only way they can get sales on a crappy baseball game. 2kSPORT games have been HORRIBLE the last 4 years. I'll pass on this challenge, and this sub-par game.

But just think:

Buy the game for 50 bucks, buy a console for 299 bucks (350 bucks total), and just a trainer to just do this.

I mean come on.........a video recorded? Even that can be modified to look like it is a perfect game.

I got a buddy who's pretty good at this .... I'll hold the video camera and burn to DVD and take 1\2 the profit...

=WIN!

Only applicable for residents of India. And by 1 million, they mean Rupees. Which cannot be exported or exchanged. Which is taxed as the highest government-permitted rate. Which is then taxed by the I.R.S. Which then incurs a depositor fee, because it's such a large original amount, into any of the banks still in business. Which then accrues a negative interest rate. Final winnings: $55, enough to cover the cost of the originally purchased video game. Winner incurs all travel fees and promotional expenses.

Okay, okay. OPEN TO ALL RESIDENTS OF 50 STATES, including DC... excluding the 10% of the states whereby the contest is actually VOID.

Nas said,
Only applicable for residents of India. And by 1 million, they mean Rupees. Which cannot be exported or exchanged. Which is taxed as the highest government-permitted rate. Which is then taxed by the I.R.S. Which then incurs a depositor fee, because it's such a large original amount, into any of the banks still in business. Which then accrues a negative interest rate. Final winnings: $55, enough to cover the cost of the originally purchased video game. Winner incurs all travel fees and promotional expenses.

You might want to lay off the cough syrup prior to posting.

Nas said,
Okay, okay. OPEN TO ALL RESIDENTS OF 50 STATES, including DC... excluding the 10% of the states whereby the contest is actually VOID.

Yeah contests always say void where prohobited... but I've never seen a place it was, do you have examples? I'm jus curious where they ban this stuff in the USA

bladebarrier said,
You might want to lay off the cough syrup prior to posting.

Agreed. I've been under the weather lately.

neufuse said,
Yeah contests always say void where prohobited... but I've never seen a place it was, do you have examples? I'm jus curious where they ban this stuff in the USA

*GAME MUST BE PLAYED ON XBOX 360 OR PlayStation 3. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (D.C.), WHO ARE 18 OR OLDER (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF AZ, CT, MD, ND, & VT). VOID IN AZ, CT, MD, ND, VT AND WHERE PROHIBITED.

I bet this will be done a bunch of times within the first few days. Then they'll make an excuse to not give the money saying it was too easy.

Escalade_GT said,
I bet this will be done a bunch of times within the first few days. Then they'll make an excuse to not give the money saying it was too easy.

They are not saying that it is possible to do it. For instance, the game can contain a hidden algorithm that force you to fail at least once.

Ken Griffey Baseball from way back.
Look to first, throw pitch as you're looking to first. Always a strike, and they would always swing and miss.

I somehow think that some random glitch will stop a perfect game. I can see pitching a no-hitter, but a perfect game might be more difficult. I had a couple of no-hitters in the MVP series a few years back, but always ended up by walking someone or committing an error in the late innings.

Adamb10 said,
Yeah I thought 2K games was offering a million dollars for the most perfect game ever thought of/created.

Haha me too

Adamb10 said,
Yeah I thought 2K games was offering a million dollars for the most perfect game ever thought of/created.

Hey cool, I wasn't the only one. Weird, isn't/wasn't there a company that was going to give money to a person who can create a storyline for a game or something?