Going ahead, all NBA 2K League matches might be performed on PlayStation 5 consoles. The NBA 2K League and PlayStation have introduced a brand new partnership the place all 23 NBA 2K League groups and 138 gamers will compete on PS5 as a substitute of some other system.
Based on the NBA 2K League, it’s the first esports league to make use of PS5 consoles solely, and it is the primary time the 2K League has accomplished a console partnership. The brand new NBA 2K League season begins in Could.
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“PlayStation is a long-standing world chief in interactive leisure, and we’re thrilled to have the ability to leverage their gaming experience and expertise to create the optimum expertise for NBA 2K League gamers and followers,” NBA 2K League president Brendan Donohue mentioned in an announcement.
Earlier than the brand new NBA 2K League season begins, PS5 will develop into the “presenting companion” for the NBA 2K League Three for All Showdown occasion, which runs April 9-10. This can be a particular match the place NBA 2K League gamers, followers, and influencers will compete for a share of a $25,000 prize pool.
PlayStation’s partnership with NBA 2K additionally covers “world fan tournaments” that might be held by means of PlayStation’s on-line platform, Competition Center.
Lastly, the NBA 2K League and PlayStation will kick off a “customized content material collection” throughout NBA 2K League broadcasts and thru the league’s social channels. There may also be branded content material and signage on the NBA 2K League’s bodily and digital areas.
In different NBA 2K information, a new mobile version of the game is out now on Apple Arcade.