2K and Sony Interactive Entertainment have announced the NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament; with qualifiers that are scheduled to be held in Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and the Philippines.
The partnership between 2K and Sony Interactive Entertainment signifies that the entire tournament will be exclusively played on the PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 4 Pro platforms only (Sorry XBOX Fans).
The entire tournament was also announced to have a USD10,000.00 prize pool or roughly Php535,800.00 when converted to peso. The 2K Tournament champion will walk away with USD6,000 (~Php321,480.00) while the first, second and third runner-up winners will get USD2,500 (~Php134,00.00), USD1,000 (~Php53,600.00) and USD500 (~Php26,800.00), respectively.
The Asia tournament will be played using NBA 2K19’s MyTEAM Mode for the very first time. This mode allows competitors to build their own team, consisting of former and current NBA players.
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It also will give players the ability to customize their team according to their playstyle. Players can build their MyTeam to compete from any combination of thirteen Player Cards from their MyTeam Collection, subject to some card tier limitations.
The qualifiers will take place from November 2018 until February 2019. The top 2 players who emerge victorious from each country will get to represent their nations in the NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament Grand Finals, which will be held in Manila, the Philippines in March 2019! Huge news for the 2K19 crazy Pinoy Fans.
Check out the full rules and regulations of the NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament here.
Do you think you got what it takes to be the Asian Champion of the NBA 2K19 Tournament? What are you waiting for? Go set up your franchise and create your best team on MyTeam now!