The ceiling is no longer the roof in this super-sized throwback,
two-on-two, arcade basketball sequel, featuring new playgrounds,
all-stars, modes, moves and more
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2018--
2K today announced the official launch of NBA 2K Playgrounds 2.
This all-new two-on-two arcade basketball game from developer Saber
Interactive and 2K is now available worldwide on the PlayStation®4
computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 features tons of ways to play on your
own, with friends or against the world. Playgrounds Championship mode
introduces 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!
Putting the sport’s biggest legends front and center, NBA 2K
Playgrounds 2 steps up the energy and attitude with new players,
playgrounds and more, starting with cover athletes Julius “Dr. J”
Erving, Kevin Garnett, Karl-Anthony Towns and Jayson Tatum. The game is
packed with over 300 players at launch – including all-time greats like
Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant – with over 180 additional players
arriving in updates after release, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. There
are ten exciting new playgrounds to ball on from around the world,
including Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Seoul and Australia, with even
more courts planned for after launch.
In addition, the game boasts 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 new
customization items like jackets, shirts, pants, shorts and shoes. And, NBA
2K Playgrounds 2’s soundtrack features licensed tracks from hit
artists like Run The Jewels, Oddisee and DJ Premier.
For the latest updates from NBA 2K Playgrounds 2, visit
nba.2k.com/playgrounds, and follow the series on Facebook,
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is rated E (Everyone) by the ESRB.
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About Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a
leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment
for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes
products principally through its wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and
2K, as well as its Private Division label and Social Point, a leading
developer of mobile games. Our products are designed for console systems
and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are
delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms
and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly
traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product
information please visit our website at http://www.take2games.com.
Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment
globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal
computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered
through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud
streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming
genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports,
casual, and family entertainment. The 2K label has some of the most
talented development studios in the world today, including Firaxis
Games, Visual Concepts, Hangar 13, Cat Daddy Games and 2K China. 2K’s
stable of high quality titles includes the critically acclaimed
BioShock®, Borderlands™, Mafia, and XCOM® franchises, the beloved Sid
Meier’s Civilization series, Evolve™, Battleborn®, the popular WWE 2K
franchise and NBA 2K, the highest rated* annual sports title of this
*According to 2008 - 2018 Metacritic.com
About Saber Interactive
Based in the U.S., Russia, and Spain, Saber Interactive is an
independent developer whose credits include Quake Champions, Halo:
Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo: Master Chief Collection and others.
Saber’s NBA Playgrounds is one of the best-selling digital console
titles of 2017. The company has multiple development studios across the
world making great games and bringing fun interactive experiences to
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