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NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament culminates in Manila on March 2

The top 8 will show down in Manila as the Philippines aims for a four-peat.

2K along with Sony Interactive Entertainment announced yesterday that the NBA 2K19 Asia Tournament Finals will take place this Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Trinoma Activity Center in the Philippines.

For the very first time, the tournament is played using NBA 2K19s MyTEAM Mode. This mode allows you to build your own dream team with NBA legends and players past and present, as well as 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 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 PlayStation4 (PS4) and features a prize pool of US$10,000. Globe will be the official internet service provider for the event, while Gatorade will be 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.

Follow @NBA2K on social media for the latest NBA 2K19 news.

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