2K Sports Announces Major League Baseball® 2K12 Demo Now Available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation®Network

   

New York, NY – February 28, 2012 – 2K Sports today announced that a free demo of Major League Baseball ® 2K12 is now available on the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

The demo allows players to relive 2011’s thrilling, back-and-forth World Series and play three innings as the Texas Rangers or St. Louis Cardinals. In addition, it showcases many of MLB 2K12’s improved features, including the dynamic tendencies system that adjusts pitcher and batter ratings as the game unfolds; a revamped throwing system; and a new hit distribution system with more varied and realistic hit types.

This year’s edition of MLB 2K will allow players to experience the authenticity and excitement of a real baseball game, and also a chance to win $1,000,000. The Perfect Game Challenge returns for the third consecutive year with MLB 2K12 , and is bigger than ever. The new format will utilize a dynamic leaderboard that ranks the top eight perfect games thrown. At the end of the competition, the top eight competitors will face each other in a live $1 million tournament.

MLB 2K12 is rated E for everyone by the ESRB and will be available March 6, 2012 for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3, Wii™ system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™ and Windows PC.

For more information about MLB 2K12 , please visit facebook.com/mlb2k.

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

Rules and Regulations 

GAME MUST BE PLAYED ON XBOX 360 OR PlayStation®3 system. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 U.S. (D.C.), 13 OR OLDER (EXCLUDING AZ, CT, MD, ND, & VT).  VOID IN AZ, CT, MD, ND, VT AND WHERE PROHIBITED. PERFECT GAME CHALLENGE QUALIFYING ROUND (“THE PERFECT CLUB”) BEGINS ON 4/4/12 AT 9:00:01 AM PT AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM PT ON 4/30/12.  PERFECT CLUB FINALISTS (IF ANY) WILL BE THE TOP 8 VERIFIED PERFECT GAMES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OFFICIAL RULES.  PERFECT CLUB FINALISTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPETE IN A TOURNAMENT FOR GRAND PRIZE. PERFECT CLUB FINALISTS AND GRAND PRIZE WINNER SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION. GRAND PRIZE WILL NOT BE AWARDED UNLESS AN ELIGIBLE ENTRANT THROWS A PERFECT GAME BY 4/30/12. SUBJECT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES LOCATED AT WWW.2KSPORTS.COM/PERFECTGAME.

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