MLB 2K10 Demo Available; Get Pitching Now for the $1 MM Contest

MLB 2K10 Demo Available; Get Pitching Now for the $1 MM Contest


Today, 2K Sports has released their demo for Major League Baseball 2K10 on Xbox 360, with the trial game headed to Sony’s PS3 (via PSN) on Thursday, March 4 th .

The demo allows players to “relive the excitement of the 2009 World Series” by playing 3-inning games as either the Phillies or the Yankees at Yankee Stadium.

Perhaps most exciting is the fact that 2K Sports will be giving away $1 million (USD) to the first player that pitches a perfect game in the full, retail version of MLB 2K10. If you think you’re game enough, it’s probably a good idea to download the demo now and start practicing – someone’s probably going to win the contest within 24 hours of launch.

You’ll find more game and contest details below in the presser.

Press Release:

February 23, 2010 – 2K Sports today announced that a free demo of Major League Baseball 2K10 is now available for download for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft through the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network, and will be available on Thursday, March 4 for PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system through the PlayStation Network. The demo will offer fans an opportunity to relive the excitement of the 2009 World Series and play a 3-inning game as either the Philadelphia Phillies or New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.

The demo also gives gamers a chance to perfect their pitching for a chance to win $1,000,000. This year, 2K Sports will give away this unprecedented cash prize to the first person who throws a verified perfect game in Major League Baseball 2K10. This special contest, sponsored by 2K Sports, is available for Xbox 360 through Xbox LIVE* and the PlayStation 3 system through the PlayStation Network**. For more information about the $1,000,000 Major League Baseball 2K10 contest, please visit: www.2ksports.com/perfectgame.

Major League Baseball 2K10 celebrates baseball’s core battle: pitchers vs. hitters. Improved pitching mechanics and right-stick swing controls let you pound the strike zone and rake like a pro, along with a totally revamped fielding system, hundreds of new signature animations and a star player rating system that brings the action to life like never before. New game modes such as My Player and MLB Today will join franchise staples such as Franchise and Home Run Derby to provide the game with an incredible amount of depth. Get ready to battle.

Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio, Major League Baseball 2K10 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and will be available on March 2, 2010 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, Wii, Nintendo DS and Windows PC. For more information about Major League Baseball 2K10, please visit www.2ksports.com/games/mlb2k10.

2K Sports is a division of 2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

* Microsoft takes no responsibility for this offer

* * Sony Computer Entertainment America takes no responsibility for this offer.

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