2K along with PlayStation Asia today announced the details for the NBA 2K18 Asia Tournament. Local qualifiers of the NBA 2K18 Asia Tournament will be held in Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, South Korea, the Philippines and China. 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 Standard Edition will be available in the Philippines on PlayStation®4 system and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Xbox 360, and Windows PC platforms on September 19, 2017.

The NBA 2K18 Legend Edition and Legend Edition Gold in the Philippines will be available on both digital and physical formats for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and Xbox One.

Fans can pre-order NBA 2K18 at participating outlets, ensuring they receive their copy and in-game bonuses four days early beginning on September 15, 2017.

Source: Press Release