NBA 2K20 is the latest entry in the long-running Basketball simulator franchise, and this is the year that players will finally get the inclusion of the WNBA!
Yes, after plenty of requests and demands, 2K sports have decided to add the WNBA for the first time in the franchise’s history! That means players will be able to play through the WNBA season, play their favorite female athletes in quick play, and much more! In addition to the women being included, we also get treated to a whole new set plays, character animations, and plenty more cool new features!
Check out the new trailer introducing the WNBA down below:
Felicia Steenhouse took to the WNBA Facebook blog to talk about the inclusion of the women in 2K20, check it out down below:
Hi, Felicia Steenhouse here, long time NBA 2K producer, first time Dev Diary contributor. With me is Ann Sidenblad our Lead Character Artist, here to talk to you about the WNBA in NBA 2K20. I’m going to set the stage for you here, and then pass things over to Ann to get into the artsy stuff. So let’s dive right in!
As a longtime fan, something I am having fun with and can’t wait to share is having our greats back on the court! In NBA 2K20, we can have Diana, Stewie, Candace, Bird (and way too many more) on the hardwood. Can you build a championship line up around Candace Parker and the Ogwumike sisters? Can you take the Seattle Storm back to the Finals? Find out in WNBA Season mode where you can play as any or all of the 12 WNBA teams through the 2019 season.
Knowing the history of what it has taken to make NBA 2K the franchise it is today, we know this is just a small first step into the world of women’s basketball with the WNBA. Getting to where we ultimately want to be is going to be a much longer journey. In true NBA 2K spirit, we intend to be trailblazers and we will push every year for the highest level of authenticity possible.Make Way! The WNBA in NBA 2K20 is what’s NEXT!
NBA 2K20 is set to release for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC on September 6th. Are you excited to finally get the Women included in 2K20? Let us know in the comments below!