NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is scheduled to arrive on October 16 for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch for $29.99. Check out the new trailer, screenshots and details below.
Starring Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving, NBA Champion Kevin Garnett, NBA All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns, and emerging Celtics star Jayson Tatum on the cover, NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 steps up the energy and attitude with new players, playgrounds and moves. NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 will feature over 300 players at launch – including legendary new additions like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – with nearly 200 additional players arriving in updates after release. The game will release with ten new and exciting playgrounds from around the world, including courts in Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Seoul and Australia, with additional courts planned for after launch.
In addition, the game will boast well over 100 signature moves, including showstoppers like Michael Jordan’s free throw line dunk, George Gervin’s Iceman finger roll and LeBron James’ self alley-oop. There are also many new customization items, such as jackets, shirts, pants, shorts and shoes. In addition, NBA 2K Playgrounds 2’s soundtrack will feature licensed tracks from hit artists like Run The Jewels, Oddisee and DJ Premier.
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 features multiple ways to play on your own, with friends, or against the world. Playgrounds Championship mode delivers a worldwide ranked league with multiple competitive solo and co-op ladders, while the new single-player Season mode recreates the experience of leading a team through the regular season and playoffs. There are also four-player online matches, co-op matches against AI, enhanced matchmaking with dedicated servers, three-point contests, off-the-wall power-ups, custom matches and more!
BALL WITHOUT LIMITS
NBA arcade action is back with NBA 2K Playgrounds 2! The sequel to the original smash hit takes street balling to the next level with a massive roster of current and retired NBA players, improved online matchmaking with dedicated servers, four-player online matches, three-point contests, new playgrounds, custom matches, and more! Pick your team, get ready to jam, and Ball Without Limits!
EXCITING GAME MODES
Take street balling to the next level with a variety of exciting features, including new Season and Playgrounds Championship modes! Play 2-on-2 locally with friends, four-player online games with improved matchmaking, or head-to-head three-point contests.
Collect over 400 NBA players, from all-time greats Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, & Dr. J, to current stars Karl-Anthony Towns, Jayson Tatum, & Ben Simmons. Featuring new player models and signature player animations.
Flash your moves around the world on 10 all-new playground courts. Hit jumpers beachside in the California sun, prove your game under the bright lights of Seoul, or head down under and ball in the Australian outback.