NBA 2K16 Release Date Revealed, Pre-Order for Early Access

May 26, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Moving up from the usual October launch window, 2K and developer Visual Concepts announced today that NBA 2K16 is releasing on September 29 in North America and Europe for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC.

If you pre-order the game at participating retailers you’ll receive your copy of NBA 2K16 four days early on September 25, while also getting these in-game bonuses:

  • 10,000 Virtual Currency (VC)
  • 3 MyTEAM Emerald Packs each with a guaranteed Emerald player (PS4, Xbox One, PC) 
  • MyTEAM Gold Booster Pack with Guaranteed Gold Player and 4 additional Gold items (PS3, Xbox 360)

NBA 2K VP of Marketing Alfie Brody talked about the new game:

NBA 2K16 promises to be one of the most groundbreaking sports titles in video game history, combining exciting new features with uncanny realism. We’re always seeking new ways to excite and ignite our fans’ tremendous passion for the franchise, and offering unmatched early access is just another way to bring them closer to the on-court action they crave.

According to Metacritic from 2008 – 2015 and NPD retail video game sales through April 2015, NBA 2K is both the highest-rated and biggest-selling basketball franchise.

Will you be pre-ordering NBA 2K16?

[Source: 2K UK (Twitter)]