‘NBA 2K16’ Updates: Newly Released Trailer Confirms College Basketball Inclusion
2K Games is definitely raising the bar with college basketball going into virtual gaming. According to iDigital Times, the company has recently released a new trailer for "NBA 2K16" entitled #WINNING which featured detailed graphics and gameplay, from all-star players chewing their mouth guards to exhibiting their dunking skills. Among those A-list basketball players, Stephen Curry, James Harden and Anthony Davis were featured in the trailer with their promo stories. But aside from the typical exhibitions, the short clip confirmed circling rumors about the game introducing college basketball teams. In the video, it was clear that such teams will be featured in the career mode.
Apart from the trailer's confirmation, previous reports have hinted the university basketball inclusion. The Collegiate Licensing Company reportedly granted licenses to 2K Games to represent several college basketball teams, Polygon reported. Such teams were from Arizona, Arizona State, Connecticut, Georgetown, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan, Texas, UCLA, Villanova and Wisconsin. The company has yet to comment on the matter but the leaked information sure stirred up the university basketball inclusion.
In other news, 2K Games continued to ramp up gamers excitement with more promotions. Design and Trend reported that the company has previously released in-game screenshots and their corresponding player ratings. Among those featured were Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, who had a 91 overall rating and Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond with 83.
Other players featured in the teaser photos were Kyle Anderson (71 overall), CJ McCollum (72 overall), Isaiah Thomas (81 overall), Rudy Gobert (79 overall), Spencer Dinwiddie (70 overall) and Pierre Jackson (69 overall).
"NBA 2K16" is a virtual basketball simulation video game by 2K Games. It will be available on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC starting September 29, 2015.