The NBA 2K League has announced its Three For All Showdown, featuring amateur teams, top female 2K players and social media influencers competing with professional 2K League players in an online 3v3 Park tournament.
The first stage of the showdown will feature 32 fan-organized teams competing against each other in console-specific brackets (Xbox and PS4), and will take place from Friday, March 27 to Sunday, March 29. Fans can sign up for the bracket beginning the week of March 23 on the NBA 2K League website.
The second stage of the tournament will take place from Tuesday, March 31 to Friday, April 3 and will feature NBA 2K League players, top female 2K players, social media influencers and the top performing teams from the fan‑only stage, again competing against each other in console-specific brackets. Each NBA 2K League team will enter an Xbox and PS4 team into the tournament.
All series aside from the final rounds of each bracket will be best-of-three‑games series with the final‑round matchups being best-of-five‑games series. Three for All Showdown games will be televised live on the league’s Twitch and YouTube channels.
Here’s the tournament schedule:
- First Stage: NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown Fan Bracket (March 27-March 29; All 32 spots filled with fan-organized teams)
- Second Stage: NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown Bracket (March 31 – April 3; Teams composed of NBA 2K League players, the top female 2K players, social media influencers, and the top performing teams from the fan bracket)
Here’s the tournament prize pool breakdown, with $25,000 available:
- $15,000 available to the non-NBA 2K League teams in the second stage ($5,000 and $2,500, respectively, awarded to the two furthest‑advancing non-NBA 2K League teams in each of the NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown brackets: XBOX and PS4.)
- $9,000 available to the NBA 2K League teams ($3,500 and $1,000, respectively, awarded to the two furthest‑advancing NBA 2K League teams in each of the NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown brackets: XBOX and PS4)
- $1,000 available to the winners of the fan‑only brackets in the first stage ($500 awarded to each winning team: XBOX and PS4)