NBA 2K24: Release Date, Cover and Price

Get ready for the highly anticipated NBA 2K24! Check out release date, pre-order date, cover athlete and price

NBA 2K24 Kobe Bryant

NBA 2K is a series of basketball simulation video games developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports. The games are based on the NBA and feature realistic graphics and gameplay that aim to simulate the experience of playing in or watching a professional basketball game.

NBA 2K is known for its attention to detail, including player statistics, team rosters, and the unique abilities and styles of individual players. The series has been very popular and has won numerous awards for its realism and quality. NBA 2K is available on multiple platforms, including Xbox, PlayStation, and PC.

NBA 2K24 Release Date

The NBA 2K24 release date is September 8, 2023. Nothing official about the exact day has been confirmed at the moment, but the release dates of past years give us a very clear idea of what to expect.

Over the past few years, in fact, starting with NBA 2K16 the release window has always been September, with the most frequent dates between 4 and 11 September.

Based on this trend in recent years, our best prediction for NBA 2K24’s release date is that the game will arrive on Friday 8 September 2023.

NBA 2K24 Pre-Order Date

The opening date of the pre-order phase will be 18 July 2023. The date is not yet official, but we believe it to be correct, as we rely on the dates chosen by 2K in recent years to release previews of the upcoming release and open pre-orders, which have always been in mid-July.

NBA 2K24 Cover

On July 6, 2023, the official Twitter profile of NBA2K announced that Lakers legend Kobe Bryant will be the cover athlete for NBA 2K24.

The NBA 2K cover is an important part of the game’s marketing and is usually a highly anticipated reveal before the game’s release. Each year, the cover athlete is selected to represent the game and is usually a popular and successful player from the NBA.

In recent years, the cover athletes for NBA 2K have included some of the league’s biggest stars such as Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Steph Curry.

The cover athlete is often revealed through social media or other marketing channels, and fans eagerly await the announcement and discussion about who the next cover athlete will be.

NBA 2K Release Dates Over the Years

TitleRelease DateCover Athlete
NBA 2K24Sep. 2023Kobe Bryant (Kobe Bryant Edition and Black Mamba Edition)
NBA 2K23Sep. 9, 2022Devin Booker (Main), Michael Jordan, Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, J. Cole
NBA 2K22Sep. 10, 2021Luka Doncic (Main), Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Rui Hachimura, Candace Parker
NBA 2K21Sep. 4, 2020Zion Williamson (Main), Damian Lillard, Kobe Bryant
NBA 2K20Sep. 6, 2019Anthony Davis (Main), Dwyane Wade
NBA 2K19Sep. 11, 2018G. Antetokounmpo (Main), LeBron James, Ben Simmons
NBA 2K18Sep. 19, 2017Kyrie Irving (Main), Shaquille O’Neal, DeMar DeRozan
NBA 2K17Sep. 20, 2016Paul George (Main), Kobe Bryant
NBA 2K16Sep. 29, 2015Stephen Curry (Main), James Harden (Main), Anthony Davis (Main), Michael Jordan
NBA 2K15Oct. 7, 2014Kevin Durant
NBA 2K14Oct. 1, 2013LeBron James
NBA 2K13Oct. 2, 2012Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose
NBA 2K12Oct. 4, 2011Michael Jordan (Main), Larry Bird, Magic Johnson
NBA 2K11Oct. 5, 2010Michael Jordan
NBA 2K10Oct. 6, 2009Kobe Bryant
NBA 2K9Oct. 7, 2008Kevin Garnett
NBA 2K8Oct. 2, 2007Chris Paul
NBA 2K7Sep. 25, 2006Shaquille O’Neal
NBA 2K6Sep. 26, 2005Shaquille O’Neal
NBA 2K5Sep. 28, 2004Ben Wallace
NBA 2K4Oct. 21, 2003Allen Iverson
NBA 2K3Oct. 7, 2002Allen Iverson
NBA 2K2Oct. 24, 2001Allen Iverson
NBA 2K1Oct. 31, 2000Allen Iverson
NBA 2KNov. 10, 1999Allen Iverson

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