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June 06, 2018

NBA 2K19 announced complete with a LeBron James edition


Like sands through the hourglass, 2K have announced the next entry in their long running NBA 2K series, specifically NBA 2K19, the 20th Anniversary of the first release; This year will also see NBA great LeBron James will grace the cover of the entry.



The iconic cover features Akron’s favourite son alongside an artistic composition of words personally chosen by LeBron. Each phrase contains special meaning to James, including “Strive for Greatness,” “Driven,” and “Equality.” In addition to the exclusive James themed content and items, fans who purchase the NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition will receive the game four days early, beginning on September 7.

“It’s humbling to be on the 20th anniversary cover of a game I’ve played and loved since I was a little kid,” said James. “We were able to do something really unique for the cover that represents everything that drives me and inspires me – from my family to where I come from and words I live by. I’m honoured my journey can be part of this special time in 2K history and I’m excited for fans to see it.”
“This year marks the 30th anniversary for the development team at Visual Concepts and the 20th for the NBA 2K series, so it was important to commemorate this milestone by partnering with the most iconic athlete of this generation in LeBron James,” said Alfie Brody, Vice President of Marketing for NBA 2K. “LeBron’s carefully crafted wording on the NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition cover encapsulates the passion and drive that have elevated him to all-time greatness making him the perfect cover star.”
The games special edition is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch and PC, but there is a problem, the PC and Switch releases will be digital only. However, it does not improve when you look at the basic release, which is getting retail releases only for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Switch and PC are still digital only.

Update
2K Australia have provided this statement for the Switch version of the game.
“NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition will only release digitally on Nintendo Switch on September 7th. The Standard Edition will be available digitally on September 11th and in physical format on an unannounced later date.” 


The NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition includes the following digital items:
• 100,000 Virtual Currency;
• 50,000 MyTEAM points;
• 20 MyTEAM League Packs (delivered one a week)
• Sapphire LeBron James MyTEAM Card;
• 10 MyTEAM Heat Check Packs (delivered one a week beginning at the start of the NBA season)
• 5 LeBron-themed murals for MyCOURT;
• LeBron MyCOURT design;
• King's Collection - Nike LeBron apparel & footwear (25 pairs!)

Physical Items include:
• LeBron NBA 2K19 poster;
• NBA 2K sticker sheet;
• Custom Wristband featuring LeBron’s chosen words.

The game is out on September 11th for the standard version and those who order the 20th Anniversary edition, they can get the game on September 7.

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