NBA 2K announced the NBA 2K19 MyTEAM Unlimited $250,000 Tournament, which will run October 13, 2018-February 13, 2019. The tournament will be played using the new MyTEAM Unlimited Mode, which features 5-on-5 NBA-style gameplay and allows users to choose any 13 cards from their Collection.
32 contestants (16 each on Xbox One & PS4) who qualify during weekly events will advance to a single elimination tournament, scheduled to take place on February 2, 2019. Winners of the Xbox One and PS4 tournaments will be crowned console champions and advance to the Championship Finals, which will be played on Xbox One the week before NBA All-Star Weekend in NYC, and will be contested in a best of 3 format and livestreamed on 2K channels.
The Championship Finals winner will earn a $250,000 cash prize, and both finalists will earn a trip to NBA All-Star Weekend with tickets to all events.
The contest is open to NBA 2K19 players age 18 and over. Full contest rules will be posted at a later date at nba.2k.com/2k19/myteamtournament.
The NBA 2K19 Standard Edition will be available on September 11, 2018. The 20th Anniversary Edition will be available on September 7, 2018. Pre-orders for both editions are available now.
NBA 2K19 MyTEAM UNLIMITED $250,000 TOURNAMENT ABBREVIATED RULES
Open to legal residents of the 50 United States & D.C. (excluding AZ, CT, MD, and ND), Canada (excluding Quebec), Australia, Chile, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Greece, Republic of Ireland, Israel, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Turkey, who are at least 18 years of age and the age of majority in their state/country/province of residence. Game must be played on Xbox One (“XBO”) or PlayStation 4 (“PS4”). To participate, you must have NBA® 2K19 game (“Game”), Xbox Gold Service or PS Plus service, and Internet connection. Void in AZ, CT, MD, ND, Quebec and where prohibited.
This Contest consists of two phases: (i) the 16 Weekend Qualifier GameDays and (ii) the Contest Tournament (“Tournament”, which includes the Championship Finals). You must qualify to participate in a Weekend Qualifier GameDay. The first Weekend Qualifier GameDay takes place on October 13, 2018 and qualifying games must start between 10:00 AM U.S. Pacific Time and 2:00 PM U.S. Pacific Time. The last Weekend Qualifier GameDay takes place on January 26, 2019 and qualifying games must start between 10:00 AM U.S. Pacific Time and 2:00 PM U.S. Pacific Time.
The two (2) Finalists (one for XBO and one for PS4) will advance to the Championship Finals currently scheduled to take place in New York, New York (location subject to change) on or about February 13, 2019 to compete for the $250,000 (U.S.) prize. Each Finalist will win a prize with an ARV of $5,500 (U.S.). Subject to the Official Rules, which will be posted at nba.2k.com/2k19/myteamtournament.