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PS4™ Tournaments: Challenger Series

NBA 2K20

Introducing the PS4™ Tournaments Challenger Series for NBA 2K20, recurring online competitions on your PS4™ system. 2K continues to redefine what’s possible in sports gaming with NBA 2K20, featuring best in class graphics & gameplay, ground breaking game modes, and unparalleled player control and customization. Compete now against your friends and rivals for incredible rewards. Challengers wanted.

Active PS Plus membership required. Must be 16+ and resident of an eligible country. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Other restrictions apply. See full rules: https://esl.gg/NBA2K20Series-Ruleset

Tournament Calendar

Current

Season 1

Feb 5 - Mar 29

Week 1

Stage 1
Wed, Feb 5
Thu, Feb 6
Stage 2*
Sat, Feb 8

Week 2

Stage 1
Wed, Feb 12
Thu, Feb 13
Stage 2*
Sat, Feb 15

Week 3

Stage 1
Wed, Feb 19
Thu, Feb 20
Stage 2*
Sat, Feb 22

Week 4

Stage 1
Wed, Feb 26
Thu, Feb 27
Stage 2*
Sat, Feb 29

Week 5

Stage 1
Wed, Mar 4
Thu, Mar 5
Stage 2*
Sat, Mar 7

Week 6

Stage 1
Wed, Mar 11
Thu, Mar 12
Stage 2*
Sat, Mar 14

Week 7

Stage 1
Wed, Mar 18
Thu, Mar 19
Stage 2*
Sat, Mar 21

Week 8

Stage 3**
Sun, Mar 29

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Stage 1
Wed, Feb 5
Thu, Feb 6
Stage 1
Wed, Feb 12
Thu, Feb 13
Stage 1
Wed, Feb 19
Thu, Feb 20
Stage 1
Wed, Feb 26
Thu, Feb 27
Stage 1
Wed, Mar 4
Thu, Mar 5
Stage 1
Wed, Mar 11
Thu, Mar 12
Stage 1
Wed, Mar 18
Thu, Mar 19
Stage 2*
Sat, Feb 8
Stage 2*
Sat, Feb 15
Stage 2*
Sat, Feb 22
Stage 2*
Sat, Feb 29
Stage 2*
Sat, Mar 7
Stage 2*
Sat, Mar 14
Stage 2*
Sat, Mar 21
Stage 3**
Sun, Mar 29

 

 

*Must sign up and register to play in a Stage 2 tournament after winning a Stage 1 tournament.
**Must sign up and register to play in a Stage 3 tournament after winning a Stage 2 tournament.

Tournament Format & Prizing

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Stage 1

All eligible entrants are qualified to enter. To progress to Stage 2, defeat three out of four opponents, or finish in the top 40% of players.

Format: Swiss

Prizing

Table
Placement Prizing
3+ wins NBA 2K20 PS4™ Theme
Less than 3 wins Play again next time
NBA 2K20 Stage 2 Prizing Asset

Stage 2*

Finish in the top 16 in one of the Stage 2 tournaments in a single elimination bracket to progress to Stage 3.

Format: Single Elimination

Table
Placement
Prizing
1st Place 450,000 VC ($99.99 USD value)
2nd Place 200,000 VC ($49.99 USD value)
3rd & 4th Place 75,000 VC ($19.99 USD value)
5th-8th Place 35,000 VC ($9.99 USD value)
9th-16th Place 15,000 VC ($4.99 USD value)
NBA 2K20 Stage 3 Prizing Image

Stage 3**

Only the top 16 from one of the Stage 2 tournaments qualify to compete for the championship in Stage 3! Do you have what it takes to be the victor?

Format: Double Elimination

Prizing

Table
Placement
Prizing
Placement
Prizing
1st Place $1,000 USD cash or equivalent + 450,000 VC ($99.99 USD value) 5th-8th Place $200 USD cash or equivalent + 35,000 VC ($9.99 USD value)
2nd Place $750 USD cash or equivalent + 200,000 VC ($49.99 USD value) 9th-16th Place 35,000 VC ($9.99 USD value)
3rd & 4th Place $400 USD cash or equivalent + 75,000 VC ($19.99 USD value)
*Must sign up and register to play in a Stage 2 tournament after winning a Stage 1 tournament.
**Must sign up and register to play in a Stage 3 tournament after winning a Stage 2 tournament.

How to Sign Up & Play

You'll be competing in no time.

Register


1. Select "Events" on the PS4™ Function Screen.

2. Select the NBA 2K20 tournament you would like to participate in.

3. Click the "Register" button, and then read and accept the tournament rules.

4. Link your PlayStation Network and ESL accounts to register if you haven't done so already.

Get Ready to Play


1. Check in 15 minutes prior to your start time.

You will receive a notification when the tournament check-in time starts. After you have checked in and the check-in period ends, you will receive a notification about your first match!

2. Join the Match

Click "Join Game" to launch NBA 2K20 and enter the in-game lobby. Once your opponent joins, you can start the match.

After the Match


1. Check Your Results

Once the game ends, you can check results in the Tournament Standings bracket.

To play another game in the tournament, return to the PS4 Tournaments page under “Events.”

2. See the Winners

You will receive a notification when the tournament is over, with the final match results including the list of winners and your ranking!

READY TO PLAY?

Register Now

Registration for this tournament is now open - head to the Events app on your PS4 home screen, or sign up now via the ESL website. 

ESRB - E for Everyone
Mild Language
Users Interact
In-Game Purchases

 

*Terms apply. See https://www.playstation.com/legal/tournaments-terms-and-restrictions/ for more details.

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