NBA 2K17 release, gameplay update

NBA 2K17 release, gameplay update

NBA 2K17 release is near! Due for September, the latest iteration of the action-packed hoops game has Indiana Pacers’ Paul George and Kobe Bryant in the Standard and Legend Editions cover.

NBA 2K17 Release Date

Mark your calendars on September 20, 2016 as NBA 2K17 opens its gaming courts to gamers from all over the world.

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Play as an Olympian

NBA and international basketball stars like Pau Gasol and Stephen Curry, among others may not be in the Rio Summer Olympics due to health-related issues. However, they sure are ready to play ball with you on NBA 2K17. Crossmap reports NBA 2K17 will have a brand new playing mode which is the Summer Olympics.

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NBA 2k17 Featured Players

The Team 2K headed by Indiana Pacers’ Paul George has just recruited another player in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving. The announcement came moments after their Game 3 upset of the Golden State Warriors. The Cavaliers point guard joins Jimmy Butler, Kevin Durant and Andre Drummond. There is still one last member yet to be revealed. Can you guess who?

Meanwhile, NBA 2K fans can also expect a better game play with their favorite NBA stars and legends. The latest release boasts of a hyper-realistic video game that blurs the lines between the characters and their real life counterparts.

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NBA 2K17 Freebies

Aside from playing with the legends or as the legends and the best NBA players of your choice, gamers will also have a sizable lootbag included in the NBA 2K17 game. From a limited edition Kobe Bryant poster to a Black Mamba controller skin and 2 Panini Kobe trading cards, gamers will be all set in and out of the video game.

By pre-ordering NBA 2K17, gamers will be able to play the game days in advance with 5000 virtual currency to boot, Forbes notes.

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