Now that the NBA 2K franchise is 23 years old, it's the 23rd best cover ever.
Michael Jordan will be the cover athlete for the Michael Jordan Edition and Championship Edition of the NBA 2K23.2K Sport was announced on Tuesday.
According to 2K Sports, the two editions will be available for pre-order from July 7th. Additional 2K23 news (probably about fellow cover athletes) will be announced on Wednesday.
"It was appropriate to introduce the Michael Jordan Edition to the NBA 2K23 after making 23 the most famous number in the sport," Alfie Brody, vice president of global marketing strategy for the NBA 2K, said in the press. Said. release. "Moreover, no other player embodies the word" champion "like Jordan, so we're excited to introduce a new premium edition of the game with the NBA 2K23 Championship Edition.
Jordan previously appeared on the covers of the NBA 2K11, NBA 2K12, and NBA 2K16.
Allen Iverson is the only other player to appear on the NBA 2K cover the same number of times as Jordan. Iverson graced the cover of the original NBA 2K when it was a Sega sports product. "The Answer" is on the cover of the first five editions of the game.