As far as Special Editions go, 2K Sports is pulling no punches with NBA 2K13 and is bringing the game to your hands in a more physical way than ever before. The ‘NBA 2K13 Dynasty Edition‘, releasing Oct. 2 for $99.99, will feature a copy of the game and some awesome basketball related goodies and, wait for it, a full-sized Spalding basketball, time to get your LeBron James on people!
The Spalding basketball included isn’t you regular traditional orange orb of greatness, instead it has a more artful approach, with limbs covering most of the ball and the game title plastered on the front, so you will stand out among your basketball buddies. To go along with the basketball, the Dynasty edition also promises DLC in the form of “All-Star add-on content presented by Sprite,” 2K Sports Skullcandy earbuds , and an “NBA 2K13″ skin to cover your PS3 or Xbox controller with.
Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports talked about giving something meaningful to the fans that they can really enjoy, he said, “With this special edition package, we want to give something meaningful to our great fans. This is an awesome deal that is sure to please fans, and will become a must-have item while supplies last.” Previous installment NBA 2K12, sold-in over 5 million units worldwide and won more than 25 Sports Game of the Year awards, so we can expect NBA 2K13 to be an all rounded experience(no pun intended).
The “NBA 2K13 Dynasty Edition” will be exclusive to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and can be pre-ordered on the NBA 2K13 Facebook Page. NBA 2K13 is available in North America on October 2 and October 5 internationally. Let us know in the comments if you’re picking this bad boy up.
If you pre-order NBA 2K13 for PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 through Amazon, you will receive access to NBA All Star Game content, including the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, Three Point Contest, Rising Stars Challenge Game, and the NBA All Star Game.
2K Sports Announces NBA® 2K13’s Triumphant Return to Virtual Hardwood on October 2, 2012
Fans to receive NBA All-Star add-on content presented by Sprite
with pre-order purchase, including all-new Sprite Slam Dunk Contest mode
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 30, 2012-- 2K Sports today announced that NBA® 2K13, the next installment of the top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise* for twelve straight years and the follow-up to the award-winning NBA 2K12, will be available on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 in North America and October 5, 2012 internationally for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Wii™ system and Windows PC. A Wii U™ version of NBA® 2K13 will be available in the launch window, at a later date.
Fans that pre-order NBA 2K13 for the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 will receive a new downloadable NBA All-Star content package presented by Sprite. This add-on content will be set in Houston, the site of the 2013 NBA All-Star Game and will allow fans to stage their own NBA All-Star Game, including three NBA All-Star events - the Foot Locker Three Point Shootout, BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, and the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest featuring all-new intuitive, pick-up-and-play controls.
“The NBA All-Star package is our way saying ‘thank you’ to fans for their ongoing love of the NBA 2K series,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “This content provides a ton of depth and value to our fans, and it’s just the beginning of a lot of big news about NBA® 2K13.”
Gamers can pit the NBA’s current superstars against classic players in both the Foot Locker Three Point Shootout and Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Rosters for both the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge and 2013 NBA All-Star Game will feature the 2012 All-Stars, with dynamic updates to the 2013 rosters once the participants are announced.
Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio, NBA 2K13 is not yet rated by the ESRB and will be available on October 2, 2012 in North America and October 5, 2012 internationally. The Wii U version of the title will be available during the holiday season. Fans are encouraged to pre-order now at participating retailers in order to receive the NBA All-Star content on day one at no extra cost.
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Edited by Draztik, September 13, 2012 - 05:15 AM.