NBA 2K’s Asia Tournament returns for its third consecutive year with the newly launched NBA 2K18.
2K along with PlayStation Asia announced the details for the upcoming NBA 2K18 Asia Tournament at the #RunTheNeighborhood event staged last September 14, 2017 by International Athletic Trading Company and Take Two at Titan Love Court, Bonifacio Global City.
Local qualifiers of the NBA 2K18 Asia Tournament will be held in Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and here in the Philippines. Participants will battle it out on the virtual hardwood courts between October and December 2017.The top 2 players who emerge victorious from each country will represent their nations in the NBA 2K18 Asia Tournament Grand Finals, which will be held at the Taipei Game Show in Taipei, Taiwan in January 2018.
The NBA 2K18 Asia Tournament will be played exclusively on PlayStation 4 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 receiving $1,000 and the third runner up receiving $500. Participants who enter must be above 18 years old and have a valid passport for travel.
The NBA 2K18 Legend Edition and Legend Edition Gold will be available on both digital and physical formats for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, and Xbox One.
The NBA 2K18 Standard Edition will be available on PlayStation 4 system and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Xbox 360, and Windows PC platforms.
The NBA 2K18 Editions will be available at all three NBA Stores in Metro Manila and NBA Store in Cebu as well as NBAStore.ph.
You might also want to check these NBA 2K18 new features:
- RUN THE ALL-NEW NEIGHBORHOOD: The future of sports career modes has arrived, allowing you to play the game the way you like while living in an immersive basketball themed environment. Build your career in NBA games, hit the courts in The Playground Park, join the Pro-Am circuit, or explore the shops and venues in an all-new open neighborhood setting.
- THE ROAD TO 99: The overarching meta-game that rewards users for improving their MyPLAYER’s overall rating, regardless of which MyCAREER modes they choose to play. Featuring a unified badge system across Pro-Am, Playground Park and your NBA journey in MyCAREER, your attributes, animations and badges all combine to define your play style on your road to a 99 overall rating.
- NEW MOTION SYSTEM: The new motion system brings player control to a new level of realism. Now, dribbling and off the ball movement are no longer driven by animations. This groundbreaking technology dynamically creates animations to deliver the best gameplay experience possible. You are now in complete control.
- MyTEAM: Collect cards featuring NBA legends from yesterday and today, and compete in a variety of online & offline modes including the all-new Super Max and Pack & Playoffs.
- UPDATED CREATE A PLAYER: Create the MyPLAYER you want, whether scanning your face with the MyNBA2K18 mobile app or building something custom using preset options. Hairstyles have been updated with numerous new options to choose from, and body weight and height are more accurately represented to ensure the unique look you want for your MyPLAYER.
- ALL-TIME TEAMS: The greatest players in NBA history from all 30 teams, together on All-Time franchise rosters for the very first time. Compete in Play Now to find out which franchise’s All-Time Team reigns supreme, or challenge all 30 All-Time Teams in MyTEAM’s All-Time Domination mode.
- CLASSIC TEAMS: Play with 62 of the NBA’s greatest teams from the past, including 17 new additions. Pit your favorite classic roster against current NBA teams, replay epic Finals matchups, find out if Shaq & Kobe can compete with the great Lakers teams of the past, or matchup the ’97-98 Bulls against the ’15-16 Warriors to settle the argument once and for all. The possibilities are endless.