NBA 2K18 Receives a Release Date, Legend Cover Athlete Revealed

2K Games has officially revealed that the next installment of the popular basketball series, NBA 2K18 will be releasing this fall on September 19.

It has also been revealed that Hall of Fame Star, Shaquille O’ Neal will be this year’s legend edition cover athlete. Check out the announcement trailer down below.

Over on the official NBA 2K18 site, it has been revealed exactly what you can expect from each edition of the game. Here’s what will come included in each edition:

Standard Edition: 

  • 500 VC
  • 10 weekly MyTeam Packs (with Team 2K card)
  • MyPlayer apparel

 Legend Edition ($99.99):

  •  100,000 VC
  •  20 MyTEAM Packs to build your perfect fantasy team, delivered one a week, featuring a 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
  •  Shaq Championship ringPhysical items:
  • Poster
  •  5 Panini cards (out of 10 possible)
  •  Shaq MyTEAM Stickers
 Legend Edition Gold ($149.99):
  • 250,000 VC
  •  40 MyTEAM Packs to build your perfect fantasy team (delivered one a week). Featuring a 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
  •  Shaq Championship ring
  •  Mitchell & Ness Shaq jersey collection – 5 in total
  •  Additional MyPLAYER apparel itemsPhysical items:
  •  Poster
  •  All 10 Panini Cards
  •  Shaq MyTEAM Stickers
  •  Lenticular
NBA 2k18 will launch on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nitendo Switch on September 19. For more coverage on NBA 2K18, be sure to stay tuned to Gameranx.