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For a few years now, 2K Sports has made a big to-do out of its Perfect Game Challenge. Under the old rules, the first person to submit proof that they pitched a game without any hits or walks took home the prize. The results were often quick and a bit anticlimactic. Things have been revamped this year, and it looks as though the fans are getting into the revised contest in a big way.
Since the contest began April 4, more than 546,000 attempts have been logged. Of those, 2K Sports says 520 games were actually perfect. Rather than being a race to be first, with Major League Baseball 2K12's version of the contest, consistency is key. The top eight players on the official leaderboards will advance to a live single-elimination tournament, with the winner taking home $1 million.
The contest runs for another 12 days, so it's not too late to hit the mound.
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Wow that's awesome, must be hard to pitch the perfect game.
I like this idea better. It give other people a chance if they cant afford to buy it and play on day one.
I think its very cool that they do this. Wish I was a baseball fan, but even then there would be a freaking 13 year old in his parents basement that plays it 24/7.
thats pretty impressive
Now that's a lot of submissions. I remember with older baseball games without glitching it was always near impossible to throw a perfect game.
Even though they're making it harder, at least they're still giving away $1M.
A million$$$?. That'd be nice.
Fun contest but I would hate to be the guy that has to go through and verify that it was actually a perfect game.
Nice like seeing potential rewards for gaming.
I would like to see the number of games submitted by PS3 users I bet it's not very many.