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 editions feature Shaquille O’Neal on their covers.

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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