NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2K Sports today announced that the next-generation console version of NBA® 2K14, which continues the top-rated and top-selling NBA video game simulation series*, is now available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. NBA 2K14 for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, will be available at retail in North America on November 19, 2013.
“The next-gen NBA 2K14 experience represents an exciting moment in the evolution of the franchise,” said Greg Thomas, president of product development at 2K Sports. “The power of next-gen allows us to deliver the most dynamic and immersive basketball universe that truly brings the player into the heart of the NBA experience.”
NBA 2K14 for next-gen offers revolutionary, never-before-seen features, including:
ECO-MOTION ENGINE™ – 2K’s groundbreaking, dynamic gameplay engine marries real-life physics, player emotion and deep controls to deliver a seemingly endless variation of actions and reactions that can only be achieved with next-generation technology;
MyCAREER – Experience the NBA life like never before, both on and off the court, as you develop and hone your MyPLAYER through an epic and immersive branching story mode;
THE PARK – An all-new, massive-multiplayer playground mode where up to 100 MyPLAYERs can play street ball, socialize, watch games in progress, and more in a multi-court park;
MyGM – A re-imagined franchise mode that takes grabbing the reins of team management to the next level. Create a GM, craft your management style, manage relationships with players and staff, meet goals set by owners and more as you attempt to lead your team to a championship;
NBA Today – Stay connected to the NBA with a live look at team standings, statistical leaderboards, the Daily Zap brought to you by NBA.com and more. NBA Today keeps you connected to NBA 2K14’s Dynamic Living Roster.
NBA 2K14 received the following review accolade from leading entertainment reviewer IGN:
"This edition is not only a smooth-flowing piece of pro basketball simulation, it's also one of the few games that makes a true next-generation leap in visual fidelity."” – IGN.com
Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, NBA 2K14 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and available now for PlayStation®4 system at leading retailers everywhere. NBA 2K14 for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft will be available at retail in North America on November 19, 2013.
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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 October 2013.
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