NBA 2K18

NBA 2K18 Box Art

NBA 2K18 is the latest installment in 2K Sports’ bestselling basketball game series, developed by Visual Concepts for current- and last-gen consoles as well as PC. It will be the first NBA 2K title to be released on Nintendo Switch.

The game has two premium editions: Legend and Legend Gold, which are available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch platforms digitally and at retail. Both of these editions feature Shaquille O’Neal on their covers, while the standard one features Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving.

Pre-order Bonuses

NBA 2K18 - Early Tip-Off Edition

Similarly to the previous installment, pre-ordering NBA 2K18 gets you the “Early Tip-Off Edition” with the following:

  • Four Days Early Access (start playing on September 15)
  • 5,000 Virtual Currency
  • 10 Weekly MyTeam Packs (with Team 2K card)
  • MyPlayer apparel

The bonuses are not available for last-gen (Xbox 360 & PS3) consoles, however.

Legend Edition

NBA 2K18 - Legend Edition

The $99.99 Legend Edition comes with the following:

  • Physical items:
    • Limited-edition Shaq poster
    • 5 Panini trading cards
    • Shaq MyTeam stickers
  • Digital content:
    • 100,000 Virtual Currency
    • 20 Weekly MyTeam Packs (guaranteed Shaq card, one random Team 2K Free Agent card, and more)
    • Shaq Attaq Shoes
    • Rookie Shaq jersey
    • Shaq Official Logo shirt
    • Shaq “nickname” jersey
    • Championship ring

Legend Edition Gold

NBA 2K18 - Legend Edition Gold

The Legend Edition Gold brings the price up to $149.99, and adds these items on top of the base game:

  • Physical items:
    • Lenticular cover
    • Limited-edition Shaq poster
    • 10 Panini trading cards
    • Shaq MyTeam stickers
  • Digital content:
    • 250,000 Virtual Currency
    • 40 Weekly MyTeam Packs (guaranteed Shaq card, one random Team 2K Free Agent card, and more)
    • Shaq Attaq Shoes
    • Rookie Shaq jersey
    • Shaq Official Logo shirt
    • Shaq “nickname” jersey
    • Championship ring
    • Mitchell & Ness Shaq jersey collection (6 in total)
    • Additional MyPlayer apparel items

The physical version of this edition is exclusive to GameStop.

NBA 2K18 is scheduled to launch on September 19, 2017 worldwide.

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