NBA 2K14 King of the Court Challenge
2K and Virgin Gaming today announced the NBA 2K14 King of the Court Challenge, a month-long online video game tournament that will culminate with a live Championship match broadcasted by Major League Gaming. NBA 2K14 players on the PlayStation 3 will be able to register and compete in this online tournament during the qualification round which begins on March 7th and runs through April 3rd. On April 19th, the top two remaining finalists will win an all-expense paid trip to New York City to compete in the live Championship on the PlayStation 4 and broadcast from the MLG studios and airing exclusively on MLG.tv. The grand prize winner will receive a trip to the 2014 NBA Finals, $5,000 USD and a PlayStation 4 system NBA 2K14 bundle.
Contestants can sign up throughout the qualifying round at www.virgingaming.com/kingofthecourt, where they can register for a Virgin Gaming account, opt-in to the King of the Court leaderboards and begin qualifying.
Every PS3 NBA 2K14 game played in the Virgin Gaming Tournaments lobby during the qualification round will automatically count towards the player’s overall ranking in each of the weekly challenges. They include:
- Week 1, March 7-March 13: Total Wins;
- Week 2, March 14-20: Total Assists;
- Week 3, March 21-27: Total Blocks;
- Week 4, March 28-April 3: Total Games Played.
The top four participants from each leaderboard will be entered into the 16-person bracketed semi-finals which will be held on April 9-10th. The semi-finalists will compete until the last two finalists remain. Then on April 19th, the two finalists will compete on the PlayStation 4 live from the MLG studios in New York City in a best-of-three match to determine the true King of the Court.