Earlier today, NBA 2K announced a partnership with Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets. the deal is also with Thirty Five Ventures, the company co-founded by Durant and entrepreneur, Rich Kleiman. Durant will be the icon athlete for Season 3 of NBA 2K Mobile.
NBA 2K – Kevin Durant Partnership
The long-term partnership will see Durant and company collaborate with 2K on future game development. This includes exclusive content, in-game merchandise, and more. The Boardroom, Durant’s sports business platform, will also work with 2K on original content. Additionally, the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation and 2K Foundations will work together on future court renovations and other programming to inspire underprivileged youth around the world.
“I’ve been a fan of and worked with NBA 2K for years, so I’m thrilled to be the icon athlete of the NBA 2K Mobile app for Season 3,” said Kevin Durant. “In addition to representing the mobile experience, I’m honored to be working in partnership with 2K on the franchise and contributing to the development of the game and the 2K experience outside of the game.”
NBA 2K Mobile returns with Season 3 featuring:
- An update experience enhancements to UI, numerous quality-of-life improvements, brand-new card designs and exclusive card themes. Players also have the chance to obtain new legendary players including Manu Ginobili and Bill Walton at launch, with more coming throughout the season;
- New Event: King of the Court: Solo players can test their skills in the new multi-day tournament. Face off against seven opponents in a single elimination bracket to receive point rewards; win or lose the tournament and proceed to another bracket; and check out the global leaderboards that track points per bracket with rewards for players;
- New Card Themes: Access bi-weekly card themes starting December 1 that include No. 1 Draft Picks, Historic Greats, Seasonal and Holiday, other exclusive high-tiered themes released throughout the season and more;
- Additional Content: Players can also look forward to a new soundtrack, fresh MyPLAYER equipment added bi-weekly and fresh jerseys, courts and player ratings to reflect the upcoming NBA season.
Want to talk sports and/or games with the fastest growing community in gaming? Join the conversation by registering at the official Sports Gamers Online Forums, and check out our Twitter and Facebook pages as well as our growing YouTube Channel!