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NBA 2K22 Announced; Legendary Cast Of Cover Stars Revealed

75 years in the making

2K has officially announced NBA 2K22, the next entry in its NBA video game series. It will land on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X&S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC on September 10, 2021.

In order to celebrate the league’s 75-year anniversary, renowned artist Charly Palmer has created a special cover art featuring three NBA legends, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin Durant for the game’s 75th Anniversary Edition. Gracing the cover of the Standard Edition is Dallas Mavericks star Luka Dončić.

There will be three different editions available, 75th Anniversary, Standard and a Cross-Gen Digital Bundle. Details on the game’s pricing (based on 2K’s RRP) can be found below:

  • The Standard Edition will be available for $99.95 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, $89.95 on Nintendo Switch, and PC, and $109.95 on new-gen consoles (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S);
  •  The Cross-Gen Digital Bundle will be available for $124.95 and grant players access to the Standard Edition across previous- and new-gen within the same PlayStation and Xbox consoles;
  •  NBA 2K22 NBA 75th Anniversary Edition will be available for $149.95 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Dual-gen access is included for both the Cross-Gen Digital Bundle and NBA 75th Anniversary Edition for the PS4/PS5 and Xbox One/Xbox Series X|S platforms and provides a version of the game on each console generation within the same console family. The NBA 75th Anniversary Edition for Nintendo Switch will only be available on digital format in ANZ.

Below are a couple videos that detail this year’s cover stars.

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