Milwaukee Bucks‘ Giannis Antetokounmpo is the first-ever international NBA star who will be the cover of a NBA 2K game.
I am honored to be the first international player featured on the cover of NBA 2K19, I love playing NBA 2K so this means a lot to me. I have worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.
Coming from humble beginnings selling watches on the streets of Athens, Antetokounmpo has quickly won over NBA fans with his tremendous skill and genuine personality. He has also gained the respect of his fellow players, earning multiple honors including All-Rookie Second Team, NBA All-Defensive Second Team, All-NBA Second Team (twice) and Most Improved Player.
For the pre-orders of the NBA 2K19 Standard Edition will have the ff. items:
- 5,000 Virtual Currency
- 10 MyTeam packs (delivered one a week)
- 1 Giannis Antetokounmpo Sapphire MyTeam card
NBA 2K19 Standard Edition will be available on September 11, 2018 for 59.99 usd on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 system, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC platforms.
Meanwhile, the NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition will be available on September 7, 2018 for 99.99 usd on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 system, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC platforms.
Players looking to get a head start on NBA 2K19’s MyCareer can download the all-new NBA 2K19: The Prelude beginning on August 31, 2018 available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.