MLB 2K13 Perfect Game Challenge Generates 1,540 Verified Perfect Games, 500K Attempts After Week Two

By Chip Tamplin

Published on Wednesday, April 17, 2013

After week two of the MLB 2K13 Perfect Game Challenge, the competition continues to heat up with over 500,000 perfect game attempts in pursuit of the 30 $25,000 prize pools. Download the infographic with the below stats and more details here.

To date, there have been:

• 501,429 perfect game attempts in MLB 2K13.
• 1,540 verified perfect games.
• 899 unique winners across the nation.
• All 30 MLB teams have at least one perfect game, ranging from 148 (Washington Nationals) to 10 (Cincinnati Reds).
• MLB 2K13 cover athlete David Price has the most perfect games, with 110.
• MLB 2K12 cover athlete Justin Verlander has the second most perfect games with 85.
• California based gamers have pitched the most perfect games with 152 verified perfect games.

Additionally, this year’s Perfect Game Challenge has seen some familiar faces:

• Original Perfect Game Challenge winner Wade McGilberry, of Semmes, Alabama has pitched three perfect games in this year’s contest and currently leads the Yankee’s leaderboard.
• Additionally, 6 of 8 tournament finalists from last year have pitched a combined 22 perfect games and lead 4 team leaderboards.
• MLB 2K12 semi-finalist Robert Romanowski is currently in 2nd place on the Overall Leaderboard and leads 3 team leaderboards.
• The youngest person with a verified perfect game is 13.
• The oldest person with a verified perfect game is 59.

For more info on this year’s Perfect Game Challenge, please visit
here or the 2k Facebook page and follow the hashtag #CHOOSEME on Twitter.

MLB 2K13 is rated E for everyone by the ESRB and is now available in stores.

GAME MUST BE PLAYED ON XBOX 360® OR PlayStation®3. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 U.S. AND D.C. (EXCLUDING AZ, CT, MD, ND, & VT), 13 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER. PERFECT GAME CHALLENGE BEGINS AT 9:00:01 AM PT ON 4/1/13 AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM PT ON 4/30/13. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. SUBJECT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES, LOCATED AT WWW.2KSPORTS.COM/PERFECTGAME.

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