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March Madness Community Events

Posted by adammcd, on Mar 10 2017 5:30 PM

 GameBattles is excited to announce our March Community Event featuring March Madness!
  • March Madness Bracket Challenge, over 100 GameBattles credits in prizing! +
  • Double XP - Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of March on select games +
  • Community Badges - March Madness Badges  +
  • Online Tournaments - 5 Credit NBA 2K17 Tournaments +

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March Madness Bracket Challenge
March Madness wouldn't be complete without a Bracket Challenge! GameBattles will be hosting a group on the NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge with GameBattles Credits up for grabs to the top 5 placing brackets!
All you have to do to be in the running is the following:
  • Join the GameBattles NCAA Group
  • Create a Bracket using your GameBattles username as the Bracket Name
  • Craft your Bracket when Brackets Open on Sunday March 12th (after the selection show) 
  • Wait and see how you do!


Important Dates

  • Brackets Open: March 12th @ 6:00 PM ET
  • Brackets Lock: March 16th @ 12:00 PM ET (Noon)
  • Group Locks: March 16th @ 12:00 PM ET (Noon)
  • Final Four: April 1st & 3rd


Double XP

Following our Monthly Event tradition, the final weekend of March (Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March) will feature Double XP on the following games:
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered

As it's March Madness:

  • NBA 2K17

Double XP runs 12:00 AM ET 3/25 until 11:59 PM ET 3/26

Two March Madness inspired profile badges are up for grabs this month. Play 25 matches on GameBattles over the duration of the March Madness tournament to earn a cool Basketball Badge.
Know your stuff? The top 10 brackets in our March Madness Bracket Challenge will earn themselves an exclusive March Madness Badge! 
Got more than just knowledge? Show us what you can do on NBA 2K17 and finish in the Top 8 in one of our March Madness Tournaments to net yourself an exclusive profile badge! 

25 Matches

Top 10

Top 8

Created by community member -NukimZ_

Matches counted between 3/14 12:00 AM ET & 4/3 11:59 PM ET

March Madness Tournaments

In the mood for some Basketball action? GameBattles will be hosting four 5 credit NBA 2K17 Tournaments on the final weekend of March (Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th)!

Got what it takes to make top 8? Win yourself an exclusive March Madness Profile Badge! Go all the way and you can win up to $75* each.

Date Console Region Arena Size  
6:30PM ET 3/25 PS4 NA NBA 2K17 3v3 Sign Up
8:30PM ET 3/25 XB1 NA NBA 2K17 1v1 Sign Up
6:30PM ET 3/26 XB1 NA NBA 2K17 3v3 Sign Up
8:30PM ET 3/26 PS4 NA NBA 2K17 1v1 Sign Up

*Final prize will be adjusted based on the total number of eligible teams seeded into the bracket.

Activate a Double XP day when an XP multiplier is active and earn additional XP towards your MLG Rank**. Premium Members receive a free Double XP day each month. 

**  Activating a Double XP Day during Double XP will result in Triple XP

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