ESL FACEIT Group (EFG) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced Monday details on the second season of eFIBA, FIBA’s official NBA 2K24 tournament. Beginning Oct. 3, National Federations across seven regions comprised of 61 nations will compete in the Pro-Am game mode for a spot in the first in-person eFIBA World Finals at DreamHack Winter for a share of the €50K (roughly $5,3476 USD) prize pool.
EFG and FIBA announced plans for a second season of the competition in July, and at the time said that the six-week competition would feature national teams from all over the world (four FIBA Regions – Africa, Americas, Asia—including Oceania—and Europe) competing in Regional Qualifiers and Regional Finals, for a spot in an in-person LAN event called the eFIBA Season 2 World Finals. Competitions will take place on PlayStation 5, and feature a 5v5 format on the ProAM game mode on NBA 2K24
For season 2, eFIBA said in a release that it has doubled the number of participating federations and expanded its competition schedule. As of this writing, season 2 will feature online Regional Qualifiers from Oct. 3 – Nov. 2, and Regional Finals from Nov. 7 – 9 across South East Asia, Oceania, Middle East, Africa, North America, South America, and Europe. The winning nation from each Regional Final and the top two from Europe will secure a spot in the eFIBA Season 2 World Finals 2023 at DreamHack Winter from Nov. 25-26 in Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden.
More details on season 2 including schedules, participating nations and federations, its co-streaming program plans, and more can be found here.