'NBA 2K17' All Star Tournament: Winners To Take 7Home $250K; Schedules, Venue & More

By Yang Llaneza , Updated Dec 18, 2016 08:04 PM EST

2K, announced the second "NBA 2K" tournament. The "NBA 2K17 All-Star Tournament" will begin on Dec. 31 on Xbox One and PS4 with the finals taking place on NBA All-Star weekend in February.

The "NBA 2K17 All-Star Tournament"

The tournament will highlight five qualifying series that will define who will move on the tournament. Teams must have at least Elite level players or above, can play in any of the qualifying rounds, says, Forbes.

The sums from these games will make up a team's score on the overall leaderboard. Players must set up a Pro-Am team with a minimum of two other players to qualify for the tournament. The three teams with the top point totals on each day of the qualifying rounds on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will move forward in the tournament.

The "NBA 2K17 All-Star Tournament" Schedule

The tournament schedule beginning on Dec. 31 include the Qualifying Round 1 on Saturday, Dec. 31, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Pacific Time. The Qualifying Round 2 on Saturday, Jan. 7, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Pacific Time.

Next schedule for Qualifying Round 3 is on Saturday, Jan. 14, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Pacific Tine, the Qualifying Round 4 again on Saturday, Jan. 21, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Pacific Time. The last schedule is the Qualifying Round 5, Saturday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Pacific Time.

The "NBA 2K17 All-Star Tournament" Process

There will be Wild Card spots for the "NBA 2K17 All-Star Tournament. " The spot will be given to the team on each console that has the highest game day score across all five qualifying rounds but did not qualify. The wild card will get into the Sweet 16 of the competition and will be placed at the final spot in each console's tournament.

Upon getting into the Final 16 of the competition, the tournament pushes into the quarterfinals and into the finals. The most crucial parts of the tournament will be Rounds 1 and 2, Saturday, Feb. 4, 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Pacific Time Console Semifinals and the Finals, Saturday, Feb. 11, 12 p.m.- 4 p.m. Pacific Time.

The "NBA 2K17 All-Star Tournament" Prize

The finals of the "NBA 2K17 All-Star Tournament" is scheduled for NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans on Feb. 17. The grand prize winning team will get $250,000, tickets to the "2017 NBA All-Star" at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans and the fame of being the second "NBA 2K" tournament champion.

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