Amidst all of Kobe Bryant’s coveted memorabilia, you will also be able to commemorate his stellar 20 year-long career with a new video game. The Black Mamba will now be featured on the cover of the NBA 2k17 Legend Edition. This special issue of the game has been around for 15 years, which will now highlight Kobe’s career.
The game will feature Kobe-themed collectibles with a slew of digital content that goes beyond his retirement game tonight (April 13). “It’s a great honor to partner with 2K on the NBA 2K17 Legend Edition,” said Kobe in a press release. “As I walk off the NBA court for the final time, it’s exciting to know my fans can continue to celebrate my lifelong career as a Los Angeles Laker.”
If you pre-order the game you will receive special Kobe artifacts and extended digital content, which includes a limited edition Kobe poster, Black Mamba controller skin and two Kobe panini trading cards. On the digital component, it will include a Kobe hoodie, Nike Kobe XI shoes and a Kobe #8 Mitchell and Ness jersey, among other things.
The NBA 2k17 legend edition will be available for both Xbox One and Playstation 4 for $79.99 in digital and physical formats. The standard edition will be available for $59.99 on PlayStation 4 system and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Xbox 360. And for Window PC consoles it will be available in September of 2016.
Are you excited to play NBA 2k17’s Kobe edition?