It was announced today by 2K that NBA 2K will celebrate the legacy of renowned basketball player Kobe Bryant by featuring him on the cover of the NBA 2K17 Legend Edition.
This edition of the top-rated NBA video game series will highlight Kobe Bryant’s career with memorabilia-themed after him as well as digital content extending his legacy beyond his final NBA game.
“It’s a great honor to partner with 2K on the NBA 2K17 Legend Edition,” said Kobe Bryant, whose retirement marks a storied 20-year career. “As I walk off the NBA court for the final time, it’s exciting to know my fans can continue to celebrate my lifelong career as a Los Angeles Laker.”
Gamers that pre-order the Legend Edition will receive special Kobe memorabilia as well as in-game digital content that includes:
- Limited-edition Kobe poster;
- Two Kobe Panini playing cards;
- Black Mamba game controller skin.
- 30,000 Virtual Currency;
- MyTEAM Bundle + (includes 3 packs with guaranteed Kobe limited use card);
- Nike Kobe 11 retirement shoes;
- Kobe #8 Mitchell and Ness jersey;
- Kobe hoodie;
- And, more!
The NBA 2K17 Legend Edition will be available in both digital and physical formats in September 2016 on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The standard edition will be available on Playstation4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.