With this year’s game, 2K Sports will be taking the ‘Be The Legend’ marketing tagline to heart- NBA 2K17 will feature an honest to goodness legend on its cover, at least on the Legend Edition- 18-time NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant from the Los Angeles Lakers will be the cover star for this edition.
“It’s a great honor to partner with 2K on the NBA 2K17 Legend Edition,” said Kobe Bryant, who retires from basketball today. “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.”
The Legend Edition will highlight Bryant’s career, with physical content, as well as in game bonuses, that celebrate his accomplishments. The Legend Edition will come with:
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;
NBA 2K17 will launch on PS4 and Xbox One in September.