2K along with Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced that the NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament Finals will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Trinoma Activity Center in the Philippines.
This year’s tournament is played using NBA 2K19’s MyTEAM Mode for the very first time. This mode allows you to build your own dream team with NBA legends and players past and present, and gives players the ability to customize their team’s jerseys and courts. Players can build their MyTeam from a combination of thirteen Player Cards from their MyTeam Collection, subject to some card tier limitations.
The NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament Finals features 8 top MyTeam players from Hong Kong, Philippines, South Korea and Taiwan. The Philippines will be represented by Philippe Alcaraz Herrero IV and Rial Polog Jr., who have both previously won the NBA 2K Asia Tournament in the past. Philippe was the NBA 2K18 Asia Tournament Champion and Rial was the champion in NBA 2K16.
The tournament will be played exclusively on PlayStation 4 (PS4) and features a prize pool of US$10,000. Globe will be the official internet service provider for the event, with Gatorade being the official beverage partner for the event. Tune in to the semifinals and grand finals, starting at 6PM PHT at https://www.twitch.tv/nba2k.
As part of the event, there will also be an on-site 256 player “Play Now” tournament for NBA 2K19 with a prize pool of PHP 50,000 (US$950). Several 2K sports games will also be available for visitors to try for free at the venue.