NBA 2K25 will launch worldwide on September 6, featuring five-time NBA All-Star and Boston Celtics Forward Jayson Tatum and Las Vegas Aces Forward A’ja Wilson as dual cover athletes for the All-Star Edition. This marks the first time both NBA and WNBA players are featured on the same cover. The game will be available on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch.


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Tatum will grace the Standard Edition cover, while Wilson will appear on the WNBA Edition, a GameStop exclusive in the US and Canada. NBA legend Vince Carter will be on the Hall of Fame Edition cover.

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“It’s an honor to be named a cover athlete for NBA 2K25,” said Jayson Tatum. “I’ve been playing NBA 2K since I was a kid and it’s been a dream to one day be on the cover. Even after coming off an NBA Championship, it’s humbling to see this come to life.”

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“Being featured on the NBA 2K25 cover is a big moment for me and a testament to the ever-growing fandom of the WNBA,” said A’ja Wilson. “Seeing more and more WNBA athletes scanned into NBA 2K25 to best capture the style and confidence of the league has been empowering, and I can’t wait for fans to experience it in-game.”

“Between the honors NBA 2K and the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame have bestowed upon me, this year is an unforgettable one, making me pause with gratitude at my career,” said Vince Carter. “Being named a cover athlete would have always been a special moment for me, but it is a particular honor to be on the cover of the NBA 2K25 Hall of Fame Edition.”

NBA 2K25 promises enhanced realism with ProPLAYTM technology on New-Gen platforms and, for the first time, on PC. The game introduces new MyTEAM modes, an added era in MyNBA, a compact City, and a new Neighborhood metropolis on Current-Gen.

“In a year that showcases competition at the highest level – and in a play style that is uniquely one’s own – we’re thrilled to share Jayson, A’ja and Vince as the NBA 2K25 cover athletes” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts. “The development team has delivered another innovative experience for basketball lovers, setting up NBA 2K25 to be the next icon in this long-standing dynasty.” 

The game will be available in four editions: Standard ($69.99), WNBA ($69.99), All-Star ($99.99), and Hall of Fame ($149.99), which includes a 12-month NBA League Pass subscription. Pre-orders are now open.

NBA 2K25 is developed by Visual Concepts and rated E for Everyone by the ESRB. For more details, visit the official NBA 2K25 website and follow NBA 2K on social media.

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