The 18-time All-Star, five-time NBA World Champion, two-time Finals MVP, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant as this year’s cover athlete for NBA 2K24.
This year’s NBA 2K24 has four versions, including the Kobe Bryant Edition, WNBA Edition featuring New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu on the cover, Black Mamba Edition and 25th Anniversary Edition. Here is a breakdown on what each edition of the game will feature.
The brand new, limited availability 25th Anniversary Edition will be available through September 10, 2023, for $149.99 on PS5, PlayStation® 4 (PS4®), Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. The exclusive 25th Anniversary Edition includes a 12-month subscription to NBA League Pass courtesy of Take Two; a Summer League Pre-Order Bonus (available from July 7 – July 17, 2023); 100K Virtual Currency and MyTEAM content, including 50K MyTEAM Points; a Ruby Cover Star Kobe Bryant “Rookie Card”; an all-new 2K24 Option Pack Box; One 10-pack Box MyTEAM Promo Packs; a Kobe Bryant Cover Star Sapphire Card (24 era); 1 Diamond Shoe; 1 Ruby Coach; and a new 2-hour Double XP Coin; as well as MyCAREER content, including 15x 6 types of MyCAREER Skill Boosts; 15x 3 types of Gatorade Boosts; a 2-hour Double XP Coin; 4x MyCAREER T-Shirts; Backpack; Electric Skateboard; and Arm Sleeves a new Black Mamba MyPLAYER Capsule featuring a Black Arm Sleeve, Purple Oversized T-Shirt, a Yellow T-shirt and a Kobe Player Panel.
The Black Mamba Edition will be available for $99.99 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC; along with 100K Virtual Currency and MyTEAM content, including 15K MyTEAM Points; an all-new 2K24 Option Pack Box; One 10-pack Box MyTEAM Promo Packs; a Kobe Bryant Cover Star Sapphire Card (24 era); 1 Diamond Shoe; 1 Ruby Coach; and a new 2-hour Double XP Coin; as well as MyCAREER content, including 10x 6 types of MyCAREER Skill Boosts; 10x 3 types of Gatorade Boosts; a 2-hour Double XP Coin; 4x MyCAREER T-Shirts; Backpack; Electric Skateboard; and Arm Sleeves;
The Kobe Bryant Edition will be available for $59.99 on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC and $69.99 on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. Dual-gen access is included for the Black Mamba Edition and 25th Anniversary Edition for the PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One platforms and provides a version of the game on each console generation within the same console family.
Along with the announcement of Kobe Bryant being the cover athlete, it was also announced that the game will feature a new Mamba Moments where players will be able to channel their inner-Mamba mentality in the brand-new Mamba Moments mode. Recreate some of Kobe’s most breathtaking performances and progress through his transcendent journey from a young phenom to one of the greatest players of all time. In addition, NBA 2K24 will introduce ProPLAY – a groundbreaking new technology that directly translates NBA footage into NBA 2K24 gameplay.
ProPLAY delivers animations and movements via on-court NBA action for a generational leap in authenticity on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. For more information on Mamba Moments and ProPLAY check out back as more additional details will be released as the game gets closer to release. Lastly, the best announcement for the game is crossplay compatibility for PlayStation® 5 (PS5®) and Xbox Series X|S, marking it as the first time available for the game series.
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