This week, the NBA 2K League announced a new tryout process for 2K22 MT their next seasonwhich will start in 2021. The new format will consist of more than 35 Pro-Am tournaments, which will be hosted by NBA 2K League teams, which will feature the winning teams in a League-hosted “NBA 2K League Draft Prospect Series” and a unique NBA 2K League Combine.
It’s the next stage in the NBA 2K League’s rapid expansion. Brendan Donohue (Managing Director of the NBA 2K League) described it to me on the phone as “transformational”.
This season, the second season of the NBA 2K league, saw a big jump in viewership and distribution of broadcasts. “Just taking a look at apples to apples the broadcasts we stream on Twitch is growing by more than 70% year over year,” Donohue outlines, “and that’s not even counting the fact the fact that we added several distributors throughout the world and also ESPN 2.” Live games were broadcast on ESPN2 as well as ESPN’s digital platforms, Sportsnet in Canada and with delay in the eGG Network in Southeast Asia and Loco in India and India, which marked the first broadcasts of 2K League games on linear television.
The entire season ESPN2 picked up 29 nights of programming throughout the course of the season. Every NBA 2K League match on ESPN’s platforms was broadcast live throughout the Caribbean, Latin America, Oceania and Sub-Saharan Africa. The unique viewership of ESPN2 and Twitch viewers combined with Buy NBA 2K22 MT Coins the distinctive Twitch viewers as well as the NBA 2K League attracted more than a million unique viewers every time it was broadcast.