Basketball and gaming enthusiasts around the world can now enjoy the latest release of the renowned NBA video game series, NBA 2K24. Kobe Bryant, an all-time basketball legend, stars as the cover athlete for two exclusive editions. With the introduction of state-of-the-art technologies and engaging modes, NBA 2K24 delivers an enhanced and immersive competitive gaming experience.
Marking its 25th-anniversary milestone, the NBA 2K series continues to solidify its reputation as the premier NBA simulation game. NBA 2K24 is accessible on multiple platforms, including PlayStation 5 (PS5), PlayStation 4 (PS4), Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The game pays tribute to Kobe Bryant’s enduring legacy. The late, great athlete – known for his extraordinary achievements such as 18 All-Star appearances, five NBA Championships, two Olympic Gold Medals, and being the Los Angeles Lakers’ all-time leading scorer – graces the cover of the KOBE BRYANT Edition and BLACK MAMBA Edition.
Prices for the KOBE BRYANT Edition are set at USD 59.99 on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC, and USD 69.99 on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. The BLACK MAMBA Edition is available at USD 99.99 on all platforms. A limited 25th-anniversary Edition is also offered at USD 149.99 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.
Additionally, Sabrina Ionescu, WNBA All-Star and record-setting triple-doubles leader, is showcased as the cover athlete for the NBA 2K24 WNBA Edition, exclusively available at GameStop in the U.S. and Canada. In a major development, crossplay functionality makes its debut, allowing gamers to compete across different platforms. Exclusive to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, crossplay requires an NBA 2K Account, internet connection, and separate online console subscription.
NBA 2K24 also launches the MAMBA MOMENTS mode, enabling players to revisit iconic aspects of Kobe Bryant’s career. This feature allows gamers to embody a young prodigy on his way to remarkable achievements, leading to his status as one of basketball’s greats.
New attributes include:
- A picturesque City on the beachfront, available for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S players to explore and compete in.
- An innovative Season Pass system merging MyCAREER and MyTEAM into a unified rewards structure.
- An improved interior defense and dribble combo system, encouraging skill-based actions and effectiveness.
- A MyNBA Lite mode, simplifying the primary mode for casual gamers who prefer a streamlined experience.
- A Pursuit of Greatness feature for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, wherein players take on adversaries in The W mode, climb the ranks, and track their performance using the GOAT meter.