NBA 2K24: Release date & times, pre-order, new features, prices, more

Kobe Bryant as NBA 2K24 cover star2K Games

The release of NBA 2K24 is approaching, and the devs have already unveiled a lot of information about this new installment. In this guide, you’ll find all you need to know about NBA 2K24, including the official release date and times, new features, and more.

The new NBA 2K24 is just around the corner, and the anticipation for its release is at its peak. The latest installment in the NBA 2K franchise comes with a significant load of new features and changes, primarily focused on improving the gameplay experience and taking players to the next level of immersion.

However, announcements of new features are not the only things to look forward to. The 2K Games dev team have also revealed substantial information related to the release, such as the regional release date and times.

Here’s everything you need to know about NBA 2K24, including confirmed platforms, pre-order bonuses, and the prices of each NBA 2K24 edition.

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The new NBA 2K24 will once again feature WNBA players.

NBA 2K24 release date & times

The new NBA 2K24 will be released on September 8, 2023. The dev team took to the 2K Games Support website to share all the NBA 2K24 regional release times, check out the complete list below:

(Xbox / PlayStation / Nintendo Switch)
Steam (PC)
New Zealand (NZST)Midnight
(September 8, 2023)
4 AM
(September 8, 2023)
Australia (AEST)Midnight
(September 8, 2023)
2 AM
(September 8, 2023)
Japan (JST)Midnight
(September 8, 2023)
1 AM
(September 8, 2023)
Singapore (SGT)Midnight
(September 8, 2023)
(September 8, 2023)
United Kingdom (BST)Midnight
(September 8, 2023)
5 AM
(September 8, 2023)
United States (EDT)Midnight
(September 8, 2023)
(September 8, 2023)
United States (PDT)9 PM
(September 7, 2023)
9 PM
(September 7, 2023)

Now, NBA 2K24 fans have the exact release date and time and they can begin the countdown to the highly anticipated worldwide launch.

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All NBA 2K24 editions & cover stars

As revealed by 2K Games on their official X account, Kobe Bryant is the cover athlete of NBA 2K24. The legendary Los Angeles Lakers player will feature on two of the three special edition covers: The Kobe Bryant Edition and Black Mamba Edition of NBA 2K24.

Finally, the NBA 2K24 25th Anniversary Edition doesn’t have a cover athlete.

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All new NBA 2K24 features

2K Games is leaping forward with NBA 2K24 by introducing the innovative ProPLAY technology. This cutting-edge technology enhances the gameplay experience, guaranteeing players an unprecedented level of precision in all player’s movements.

Regarding the game modes, the devs revealed the details of the new edition of Moment Challenges. This time called Mamba Moments, players will be able to play as Kobe Bryant and recreate once again the most notable moments in the career of the Los Angeles Lakers legend.

Also, 2K Games announced significant changes to The W, MyNBA, MyTEAM, and MyCAREER game modes, as well as significant changes to the badge system and The City.

All NBA 2K24 platforms confirmed

NBA 2K24 will be available to play on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox X|S Series, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch. However, crossplay between platforms will only be available for players on PlayStation 5 and Xbox X|S Series consoles.

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How much does NBA 2K24 cost?

The price of the NBA 2K24 varies depending on the edition and the console you wish to play on. The Kobe Bryant Edition is priced at $69.99/£69.99 for next-gen consoles the PlayStation 5 & Xbox X|S Series; while for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the price is $59.99/£59.99.

The Black Mamba Edition costs $99.99/£89.99 for all the available consoles (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox X|S Series, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch). Finally, the 25th Anniversary Edition is priced at $149.99/£129.99, but is only available on PlayStation 5, Xbox X|S Series, and PC.

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The Black Mamba is coming back to the court in NBA 2K24.

That’s everything you need to know about the upcoming NBA 2K24 game. For more about the new NBA 2K franchise installment, we suggest checking out our other guides:

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