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NBA 2K16 Release Date, Pre-Order Starting Sept 25 During Early Tip-Off Weekend

( [email protected] ) May 29, 2015 01:32 PM EDT
The good folks at 2K Games is allowing fans of the premiere basketball simulator, NBA 2K series to get their hands of the next installment, NBA 2K16 four days before its official release on September 29 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4 platforms.
What will this basketball game give us. Photo: NBA 2k16

The good folks at 2K Games is allowing fans of the premiere basketball simulator, NBA 2K series to get their hands of the next installment, NBA 2K16 four days before its official release on September 29 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4 platforms.

2K Games announced it was offering an "Early Tip-Off Weekend" starting September 25 and allow fans to pre-order NBA 2K16 ahead of the official launch date. It means, those who pre-order will enjoy playing NBA 2K16 four days before anyone else can buy the new edition, said

NBA2K16GAME.com, a fan blog web site dedicated to share latest news and information about the NBA 2K16 game.

Aside from receiving one of the most popular video games and playing ahead of anybody else, those who pre-order will also enjoy the following benefits with these in-game bonuses.

  • 10,000 Virtual Currency (VC), this will be very helpful in unlocking many phases.
  • MyTEAM VIP Package:
  • 1. New-Gen & PC - 3 MyTEAM Emerald Packs each with a guaranteed Emerald player;
  • 2. Prior-Gen - My TEAM Gold Booster Pack with Guaranteed Gold Player and 4 additional Gold items.

In a statement, 2K Games promised to deliver the most authentic NBA gaming experience with NBA 2K16. The company said in a statement, "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."

James Harden of the Houston Rockets, Kevin Duran of the Oklahoma City Thunder and the NBA 2014-15 Season MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors will be appearing on the cover of NBA 2k16, according to NBA2K16GAME.com. Gamers in the UK can pre-order copy of NBA 2k16 at ShopTo. You can also pre-order at video game retailer GameStop and at Best Buy and online retailer Amazon.

GottaBeMobile reported that the NBA 2K16 will be sold for $60 on the Xbox One, PS4, PS3 and Xbox 360 version. This year's iOS and Android versions of the game cost $7.99, the report added.

Apart from the Early Weekend Tipoff and the bonuses, game developer Visual Concepts has not released more details about NBA 2K16's features. But this early, we can confirm there will be several versions of NBA 2K16.

There are rumors that the next installment of the basketball simulation franchise will support all current-generation consoles, including the Sony PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. Previous generation consoles, including PS3 and Xbox 360 are also supported by NBA 2K16.

Apple's iPhone and iPad users will also their own NBA 2K16 releases. Android and Microsoft's Windows platforms are getting dedicated NBA 2K16 releases too, reports said.

 

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