For the fifth year in a row, 2K is giving fans of competitive NBA 2K games a chance to shine with the return of the Asia Tournament. This year’s 2K19 Asia Tournament is significant because the Grand Finals will be held in Manila, Philippines on March 2019.
Local qualifiers of the NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament will be held in Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and the Philippines. This year’s tournament will be played using NBA 2K19’s MyTEAM Mode for the very first time. This mode allows you to build your own team, consisting of former and current NBA players and gives players the ability to customize their team’s franchise and appearance.
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 full rules and regulations of the NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament can be found here.
The qualifiers will take place from November 2018 until February 2019. After which, the top 2 players who emerge victorious from each country will represent their nations in the NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament Grand Finals, which will be held in Manila, Philippines in March 2019.
The NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament will be played exclusively on PlayStation™4 (PS4™ ® ) and features a prize pool of US$10,000. The champion will walk away with $6,000, while the first runner up will receive $2,500, second runner up will receive $1,000 and the third runner up will receive $500. Participants who enter must be 18 years old and above and own a valid passport for travel. NBA 2K19 is now available on PS4 system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC platforms.