NBA 2K17 Announced, Legend Edition Features Kobe Bryant On The Cover

By Mike Sousa on April 14, 2016, 2:36PM EDT

2K Games has officially announced NBA 2K17, the next entry in NBA 2K series.

The publisher decided to honor Kobe Bryant, who yesterday played his last game after a twenty-year career in the NBA, with a special "Legend Edition" of NBA 2K17 exclusively for PS4 and Xbox One. The Legend Edition not only features Kobe Bryante on the cover, it also comes several Kobe-themed physical and digital goodies.

The NBA 2K17 Legend Edition includes the following:
Physical items

  • Limited-edition Kobe poster
  • Two Kobe Panini playing cards
  • Black Mamba game controller skin

Digital content

  • 30,000 Virtual Currency
  • MyTEAM Bundle (includes 3 packs with guaranteed Kobe limited use card)
  • Nike Kobe 11 retirement shoes
  • Kobe 8 Mitchell and Ness jersey
  • Kobe hoodie

As for the standard edition of the game, the cover star will only be revealed in June during the NBA 2K16 Road to the Finals championship.

NBA 2K17 releases in September on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. The Legend Edition will be available for $79.99.

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