29. NBA 2K20

29.1. Anti-Cheat

No additional anti-cheat is required for official matches.

29.2. Match Procedure

29.2.1. Series Lengths

Matches are played as a best of 1 in the preseason and regular season, best of 3 in the postseason and best of 5 in all grand finals.

29.2.2. Game Lobby

Prior to the match, players should add each other as friends on their Consoles. The higher seed will create the lobby.

The following settings are to be used in official matches:

  • Connection: Play With Friends

  • Quarter Length: 5 Minutes

  • Game Mode: Private Match

  • Game Style: Simulation

  • Fatigue: On

  • Difficulty: Hall of Fame

  • Game Type: NBA Today

29.3. Restrictions

29.3.1. Pausing the game

Player may not at any point use the pause feature during game play. Each team is afforded a certain number of times outs during the match.

29.4. Stoppage of Play

29.4.1 Disconnection

A match can be reset if a player disconnects from a match as long as the following criteria are met.

  • The disconnection happens in the first 3 minutes of the quarter

  • The score difference is 15 or less

  • The player has not disconnected previously during the match

Any other Disconnections or multiple disconnections will count as a loss for the disconnected player.

29.5. Player Count

Matches are played as 1 versus 1, meaning that only one player may participate in the match for either side. No player substitutions may be made at any point during the match.