NBA 2K24 will have Kobe Bryant on the cover of this year’s edition and announces Black Mamba Edition. More details about other editions, content, and possibly a release date will be revealed tomorrow.
Kobe Bryant will once again be the cover of an NBA game. 2K Games today announced the covers for the editions of NBA 2K24this year’s basketball simulator, in at least two editions: Koby Bryant and Black Mamba.
2K Games will reveal more details tomorrow about all editions of NBA 2K24 (and who will be on the cover of the standard edition, and when it will be released), but for now they share the covers of the two editions Kobe Bryant Edition and Black Mamba Edition.
Kobe Bryant takes the cover of NBA 2K games for the fourth time
This will be the fourth time Kobe Bryant has graced the cover of the NBA game, according to MP1ST. “Black Mamba” has held that position on the covers of NBA 2K10, NBA 2K17 (Legends Edition, the year of his retirement) and NBA 2K21 (Mamba Forever Edition, the year of his tragic accident).
Kobe Bryant, who himself proposed his nickname of Black Mamba, played for 20 seasons in Los Angeles Lakerswith numbers 8 and 24, both already withdrawn by the Los Angeles team.
Kobe Bryant is an 18-time All-Star, a five-time NBA world champion, a two-time Finals MVP, a two-time Olympic gold medalist.
In 2020, he died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter and seven other people. Shortly after, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, and that year 2K Games honored him with a “Mamba Forever Edition” of NBA 2K21.
NBA 2K24 will have “Kobe Bryant Edition” and “Black Mamba Edition”. Tomorrow we will know more details about all the SKUs that the game will have and what news it will have.
Interestingly, today it has also been leaked who will be on the cover of EA Sports FC, the new “FIFA” without the FIFA name, although it will also have an edition with a medley of soccer players from yesterday and today. Pay attention tomorrow to the rest of the details about NBA 2K24.