New York, NY – May 26, 2015 – 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 an unprecedented Early Tip-Off Weekend, putting the full game into the hands of fans four days ahead of the scheduled street date. Beginning today, fans can pre-order NBA 2K16 at participating North American retail and online vendors, ensuring they receive their copy beginning on Friday, September 25, four days ahead of the game’s September 29street 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 early access is just another way to bring them closer to the on-court action they crave.”
In addition to Early Tip-Off Weekend access, NBA 2K16 pre-orders will include the following in-game bonuses:
- 10,000 Virtual Currency (VC);
- MyTEAM VIP Package:
- New-Gen & PC – 3 MyTEAM Emerald Packs each with a guaranteed Emerald player;
- Prior-Gen – MyTEAM Gold Booster Pack with Guaranteed Gold Player and 4 additional Gold items.
NBA 2K16 will be available for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 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.