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;
- Kobe hoodie;
- And, more!
NBA 2K17 will launch on PS4 and Xbox One in September.