NBA 2K21 is getting closer, and with the NBA back in action, players are more excited than ever.
Let’s go over when you can finally get your hands on the game.
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NBA 2K21’s first big reveal came during the PS5 Reveal Event – and with the upcoming State of Play, we could see yet another big NBA 2K moment.
While for now the specifics around the event aren’t confirmed, it would be a great opportunity to surprise fans as we approach release.
Pre-orders are now available following all three cover stars being revealed along with the release date.
PRE-ORDER NOW: NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition on PS4
Read on to see the stars who will front up the NBA 2K21 campaign.
NBA 2K21 release date
The official release date for NBA 2K21 is Friday, 4 September.
That’s only for current gen consoles though, with the game set to be available at launch on PS5 and Xbox Series X.
Who will be on the cover is always a big question when it comes to sports games.
2K has announced that Damian Lillard will be the cover star for current-generation platforms.
PRE-ORDER NOW: NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition on Xbox One
For Next Gen, up and coming star Zion Williamson will grace the cover.
PRE-ORDER NOW: NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition on PS5
The Mamba Forever Edition goes to the legend that is Kobe Bryant.
The Standard Edition is priced at £59.99 / $59.99, Next Gen £64.99 / $69.99 and Mamba Forever Edition at £84.99 / $99.99.
PRE-ORDER NOW: NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition on Xbox Series X
Kobe Bryant’s version also entitles you to a free upgrade to Next Gen consoles.
Gamers are waiting for an official gameplay trailer, but the cover announce trailers have been remarkable.
Especially this moving tribute to Kobe.
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