NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2K today announced that MyNBA2K14, the free companion application to the latest installment of the highest-rated and top-selling NBA video game simulation series*, NBA® 2K14, is now available for download on iPad®, iPhone®, iPod®, iPod® touch, Android™ and Amazon Kindle devices.
Developed in partnership by Visual Concepts and Cat Daddy Games, MyNBA2K14 gives players access to the latest NBA scores, along with two new game modes – MyGame and MyTeam Mobile – enabling access to further the NBA 2K14 console experience at any time and from any location.
MyGame mode lets players earn Virtual Currency (VC) for their console games while on the go – up to 2000 VC every 24 hours – while enjoying direct and real-time access to leaderboards, MyPLAYER profiles, and win/loss records and stats from MyCAREER. In addition, the new MyTeam Mobile allows players to build a card collection of current and former NBA players and battle other MyTeam competitors.
“MyNBA2K14 adds another layer of depth to the NBA 2K14 experience by keeping fans connected to the game wherever they go,” said Greg Thomas, president of product development for 2K Sports. “The success of last year’s app showed us our fans want an always-on, direct link, and so this year we focused on making the companion app even more robust and feature-rich than before.”
Additional features in MyNBA2K14 include:
Pick & Win –players earn VC for picking the winners of the next day’s real NBA games;
VC Draft – provides the chance to earn up to 1500 VC every 24 hours;
The “2K Ticker” – streams score data directly from the NBA.
For more information on NBA 2K14, visit https://www.facebook.com/NBA2K and follow @2K on Twitter.
2K is a wholly owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO).
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, Irrational Games, 2K Marin, 2K Australia, 2K Czech, Cat Daddy Games and 2K China. 2K’s stable of high quality titles includes the critically acclaimed BioShock®, Borderlands™ and XCOM® franchises, the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization series, the popular WWE® 2K franchise and NBA 2K, the #1 rated and #1 selling basketball franchise*. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO). For more information, please visit www.2K.com.
*According to 2008 - 2013 Metacritic.com and The NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales through September 2013.
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About Take-Two Interactive Software
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