2K today announced that NBA® 2K16, the next iteration of the top-rated NBA video game simulation series for the past 15 years*, will offer fans a premium physical item as well as a host of in game bonuses. Beginning today, fans can pre-order NBA 2K16 at participating retail and online vendors, ensuring they receive their copy on the September 29th street date, along with in-game bonuses.
“NBA 2K16 promises to be one of the most groundbreaking sports titles in video game history, combining exciting new features with uncanny realism,” said Alfie Brody, vice president of marketing for NBA 2K. “We’re always seeking new ways to excite and ignite our fans’ tremendous passion for the franchise, and offering unmatched pre-order options is just another way to bring them closer to the on-court action they crave.”
In addition to the premium physical item, which will be specified at a later date, NBA 2K16 pre-orders will include the following in-game bonuses:
· 10,000 Virtual Currency (VC);
· MyTEAM VIP Package:
o New-Gen & PC – 3 MyTEAM Emerald Packs each with a guaranteed Emerald player;
o Prior-Gen – MyTEAM Gold Booster Pack with Guaranteed Gold Player and 4 additional Gold items.
NBA 2K16 will be available for PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment systems, the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft; and Windows PC platforms on September 29, 2015.
Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, NBA 2K16 is not yet rated by the ESRB.
*According to 2008 – 2015 Metacritic.com and The NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales through April 2015.
2K is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
• Formats: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox ONE
• Publishing Label: 2K
• Developer: Visual Concepts
• Rating: TBC (3+ PEGI Expected)
• Genre: Basketball/Sport
• Release Date: 29.9.2015
The NBA 2K franchise is back with the most true-to-life NBA experience to date with NBA 2K16. Guide your MyPLAYER through the complete NBA journey, take control of an entire NBA franchise, or hone your skills online competing against gamers from around the world. With animations that provide smoother movement and more realistic articulation, it’s certain to be the most authentic NBA gaming experience yet.
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