NBA 2K24 release date, pre-order, cover star and latest news

NBA 2K24
NBA 2K24 release date

Prepare yourself for an exhilarating experience on the basketball court with NBA 2K24, the eagerly awaited game that brings a host of thrilling new features, enhanced graphics, and a renowned cover star.

In this article, we will explore the game’s release date, pre-order information, and the most recent updates surrounding NBA 2K24.

NBA 2K24 Details:

Game NameNBA 2K24
Game ModeMultiplayer
Developer2K Games
Release DateSeptember 8, 2023
 Pre-order NowNBA 2K24 Black Mamba Edition

NBA 2K24 Kobe Bryant Edition 

NBA 2K24 Release Date

NBA 2K24 is set to release on Friday, September 8, 2023. The game will be available on multiple platforms, including PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Unlike previous installments, there won’t be an early access period, so everyone can jump into the action on the same day.

However, it’s important to note that the 25th Anniversary Edition is only available until September 10th. So, if you want to claim the 12-month NBA League Pass subscription included in this edition, make sure to pre-order now!

 Pre-order Now:

Pre-Order NBA 2K24

Yes, you can pre-order NBA 2K24 right now on any platform of your choice! Retailers such as GAME or Amazon offer physical copies for pre-order. If you choose to pre-order from Amazon, you’ll receive an exclusive DLC bundle that includes 2K Virtual Currency and one promo pack.

All pre-orders of the game come with the following content:

  • 5K Virtual Currency
  • 5K MyTeam Points
  • 10 promo packs (one per week)
  • 95-rated Kobe Bryant free agent card
  • Five sets of six MyCareer skill boost types
  • Three sets of three Gatorade boost types

If you pre-order from GAME, you’ll receive additional bonuses, including a mini Slazenger basketball, extra 2K Virtual Currency, a 95-rated free agent Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and one 2K League item (headband).

NBA 2K24 Editions

There are multiple versions of NBA 2K24 available, which can make it a bit complicated. For physical collectors, you can pre-order either the Standard Edition or the Black Mamba Edition. The Black Mamba Edition includes all the content mentioned earlier, plus the following:

  • 100K Virtual Currency
  • 15K MyTeam Points
  • MyTeam five-player option pack box (includes PG, SG, SF, PF & C)
  • 10 Box MyTeam promo packs
  • Cover Star: Sapphire Card Kobe Bryant (24 era)
  • One Diamond Shoe
  • One Ruby Coach
  • 2-hour Double XP Coin
  • 10 sets of six types of MyCareer Skill Boosts
  • 10 sets of three types of Gatorade Boosts
  • Four MyCareer T-Shirts
  • 2K24 Backpack
  • 2K24 Electric Skateboard
  • 2K24 Arm Sleeves

The NBA 2K24 Black Mamba Edition is available for £89.99 at GAME.

If you prefer a digital copy, you can pre-order the Standard Kobe Bryant Edition, Black Mamba Edition, or the 25th Anniversary Edition. These editions are available on various digital storefronts, and you can find them at slightly cheaper prices on platforms like Steam and Xbox on CDKeys.

The 25th Anniversary Edition, priced at £129.99, is digital-only and will no longer be available for purchase after September 10th. It includes the following content:

  • 12-Month NBA League Pass subscription
  • NBA 2K24
  • 100K VC
  • 50K MyTeam Points
  • 2K24 MyTeam 5-Player Option Pack Box
  • 10 Box MyTeam Promo Packs
  • Sapphire Kobe Bryant Card
  • “Rookie” Ruby Kobe Bryant Card
  • One Diamond Shoe Card
  • One Ruby Coach Pack
  • Two-hour Double XP Coin for MyCareer
  • Two-hour Double XP Coin for MyTeam
  • 15 sets of six types of MyCAREER Skill Boosts
  • 15 sets of three types of Gatorade Boosts
  • Three Kobe Bryant T-Shirts
  • One Sabrina Ionescu T-Shirt
  • 2K24 Backpack
  • 2K24 Electric Skateboard
  • 2K24 Arm Sleeves
  • Black Mamba MyPlayer Capsule with four different items

Platforms and Consoles

NBA 2K24 can be played on the following platforms and consoles:

  • PS4
  • PS5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X/S
  • PC
  • Nintendo Switch

While the game is available on all platforms, the current-gen versions (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC) offer the most feature-rich experience. If you own a new PlayStation or Xbox, it is recommended to play NBA 2K24 on these consoles for the best gameplay experience.

NBA 2K24 Gameplay and Story Details

NBA 2K24 promises to deliver an upgrade over its predecessor, 2K23, as is expected with yearly sports games. One of the standout features is the new ProPlay, which aims to make the game even more realistic. ProPlay utilizes real-life basketball performances to create an authentic simulation of the game’s movements and skills, specifically on the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions.

Another exciting addition is the Mamba Moments mode, which allows players to experience the career and journey of the cover star, Kobe Bryant.

In addition to these new features, NBA 2K24 includes the popular modes such as MyCareer, MyTeam, MyNBA, and Play Now.

FAQs – NBA 2K24

What is the release date for NBA 2K24?

NBA 2K24 is set to release on Friday, September 8, 2023.

On which platforms will NBA 2K24 be available?

NBA 2K24 will be available on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Will there be an early access period for NBA 2K24?

No, there won’t be an early access period for NBA 2K24. Everyone will be able to jump into the game on the same day.

What is the 25th Anniversary Edition of NBA 2K24?

The 25th Anniversary Edition of NBA 2K24 is a limited edition that comes with special bonuses, including an NBA League Pass, to celebrate the series’ 25th anniversary.

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