Arguably the most dominant player in the NBA, LeBron James will feature as the key component of the NBA 2K19 special 20th-anniversary game cover.
three-time NBA Champion, four-time NBA MVP and avid NBA 2K gamer LeBron James is a true to life example of an all-star athlete, on the cover alongside James will feature an artistic composition of words personally chosen by James. Each phrase contains a special meaning to him, including “Strive for Greatness,” “Driven,” and “Equality.”
“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.
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.
“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.” James continued.
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
* Physical items not included with digital purchase
An NBA 2K19 Standard Edition will be available for Xbox One and PlayStationR4 system in both digital and physical formats and digitally for Windows PC and Nintendo Switch on September 11, 2018.
“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