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NBA Finals is already underway and fans are excited to play the upcoming NBA 2K23 game. In this article, we will discuss all details we know so far about NBA 2K23. Enjoy!

NBA 2K23 will be the third installment in the long-running basketball franchise for PS5 and Xbox Series X. 

NBA 2K23 – Release Date, What We Know So Far

The devs made a promise of smoother gameplay and an even more enticing sophomore season, this should be the year when it fully separates itself from last-gen. Few solid information has been verified, but we can estimate its release date.


If the trend from previous years continues, it will be a little later than EA games like Madden 23 and FIFA 23. The first NBA 2K22 trailer was released on July 14 of last year. This year should follow the same pattern. You can see the first NBA 2K23 trailer around that date (July 2022).


According to a leaker @2KIntel via Twitter, NBA2K23 will be released on September 16th of this year. It didn’t specify which platform but we know for sure it is for the old models to be followed by next-gen consoles. If the schedule (without any sort of delays) is pushed through, then the next-gen version would most probably be in November of this year.


You may see an official NBA 2K23 page on the 2K Sports website, which verifies a pre-order window. It will debut in July 2022. There were four distinct versions of NBA 2K22 available, so expect a variety of bonuses for those who decide to buy before trying, such as MyTeam points and MyCareer skill boosts.


EA started testing cross-play in FIFA 22 for the PS5 and Xbox Series X in May, using Online Friendlies and Online Seasons. It’s an incredible attempt, and fans are clearly hoping that the functionality will be added to 2k23. But there’s no indication that NBA 2K23 will use similar technology.


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Possible NBA 2K23 Cover Athletes (Our Top 10)

The cover athlete should be revealed shortly after the official release date of NBA 2K23 is announced. When it comes to choosing who will be the cover athlete, there are a lot of options. This is particularly true now that the NBA Finals are in full swing. Here’s our list of possible Cover Athletes for NBA2K23 in no particular order. Feel free to tell us who you would want as a Cover Athlete for NBA2k23.

  • Stephen Curry
  • Jayson Tatum
  • Lamelo Ball
  • Joel Embiid
  • Nikola Jokic
  • Ja Morant
  • Trae Young
  • Devin Booker
  • DeMar DeRozan
  • Jimmy Butler
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