2K Sports and Major League Baseball® 2K12 Tour Hits the Road this Spring

New York, NY – February 29, 2011 – 2K Sports today announced the return of the Major League Baseball® 2K12 RV tour, a coast-to-coast mobile experience featuring special giveaways, batting cages and hands-on play time with Major League Baseball 2K12 . The cross-country tour brings the excitement of authentic baseball action to fans this spring and summer with a custom-designed Major League Baseball 2K12 recreation vehicle. The mobile demo vehicle will be rigged with portable video game gear for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Traveling to various Arizona Spring Training hotspots, including Hohokam Park in Mesa and Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, as well as big league ballparks, such as Comerica Park in Detroit, Citi Field in New York and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, 2K Sports will slide into more than 25 cities in total.

“For the second straight year, we’re taking the 2K Sports RV on the ultimate baseball road trip,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “It’s always a pleasure to interact with our fans across the country, and we can’t wait to get the tour started and share Major League Baseball 2K12 with baseball fans everywhere.”

2K Sports will begin the tour on March 9, 2012 in Surprise, Arizona, and visit Cactus League ballparks throughout the month of March. Following the start of the regular season, the tour kicks into full gear with events through June. Some of the highlights include stops at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, and two special events at the MLB FanCave in New York City. The tour concludes with a booth at MLB All-Star FanFest in Kansas City.

Fans at tour stops will have the opportunity to practice their in-game pitching skills for the $1 Million Perfect Game Challenge, which returns for the third successive year beginning on MLB Opening Day, April 4 th. Eight gamers who pitch perfect games on Xbox 360 or PlayStation®3 prior to May 1 will be eligible to participate in a live tournament for the grand prize of $1 million. Full rules and details can be found at www.2ksports.com/perfectclub.

 The Major League Baseball 2K12 tour dates** are below. Additional events will be added at a later date, so fans should visit www.2ksports.com/mlb2k12/tour for the latest schedule.

           

March 9                         Surprise, AZ – Surprise Stadium

                                      Host: Texas Rangers

March 10                       Glendale, AZ – Camelback Ranch (Games @ 12:05 PM and 6:05 PM)

                                      Host: Chicago White Sox

March 11                       Tempe, AZ – Tempe Diablo Stadium

                                      Host: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

March 15                       Tempe, AZ – Tempe Diablo Stadium

                                      Host: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

March 16                       Surprise, AZ – Surprise Stadium (11 AM)

                                      Host: Kansas City Royals

                                      Phoenix, AZ - Phoenix Municipal Stadium (5 PM)

                                      Host: Oakland Athletics

March 18                       Maryvale, AZ – Maryvale Baseball Park

                                      Host: Milwaukee Brewers

March 22                       Goodyear, AZ – Goodyear Ballpark

                                      Host: Cincinnati Reds

March 23                       Tucson, AZ – Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium

                                      Host: Chicago White Sox

March 24                       Mesa, AZ - Hohokam Park

                                      Host: Chicago Cubs                 

March 25                       Goodyear, AZ – Goodyear Ballpark

                                      Host: Cleveland Indians

March 29                       Tempe, AZ – Tempe Diablo Stadium

                                      Host: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

March 30                       Glendale, AZ – Camelback Ranch

                                      Host: Los Angeles Dodgers

April 6-7                        Anaheim, CA – Angel Stadium of Anaheim

                                      Host: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

April 9-10                      Oakland, CA – Overstock.com Coliseum

                                      Host: Oakland Athletics

April 14-15                    Los Angeles, CA – Dodger Stadium

                                      Host: Los Angeles Dodgers

April 20                         Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park

                                      Host: Houston Astros

April 24-25                    St. Petersburg, FL – Tropicana Field

                                      Host: Tampa Bay Rays

April 29                         Atlanta, GA – Turner Field

                                      Host: Atlanta Braves

May 1                           Cincinnati, OH – Great American Ball Park

                                     Host: Cincinnati Reds

May 4-5                        Detroit, MI – Comerica Park

                                      Host: Detroit Tigers

May 7                           Baltimore, MD – Oriole Park at Camden Yards

                                     Host: Baltimore Orioles

May 9-10                     New York, NY – MLB FanCave

May 12                         Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park

                                     Host: Philadelphia Phillies

May 14-15                   Flushing, NY – Citi Field

                                     Host: New York Mets

May 19-20                   Washington, D.C. – Nationals Park

                                     Host: Washington Nationals

May 22                         Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park

                                     Host: Pittsburgh Pirates

May 26-27                    Chicago, IL – U.S. Cellular Field

                                      Host: Chicago White Sox

May 29                         Minneapolis, MN – Target Field

                                     Host: Minnesota Twins

June 5-6                        Kansas City, MO – Kauffman Stadium

                                     Host: Kansas City Royals

June 9-10                      St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium

                                     Host: St. Louis Cardinals

July 6-10                      Kansas City, MO – MLB All-Star FanFest

**Tour dates are subject to change. Visit www.2ksports.com/mlb2k12/tour for the latest schedule.

Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio, Major League Baseball 2K12 is rated E for everyone by the ESRB and will be available on March 6, 2012.

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

Rules and Regulations 

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