2K has today announced an exclusive partnership with Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant and the company he co-founded, Thirty Five Ventures. Durant will be the icon athlete for Season 3 of NBA 2K Mobile, available today as a free downloadable update on the App Store and Google Play. Durant and Thirty Five Ventures will also be collaborating with 2K on future game development projects, exclusive content, in-game merch, and more. Furthermore, The Boardroom, Durant’s sports business platform, will also be working with 2K on original content.
“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 honoured 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.” Durant’s charitable organisation, The Kevin Durant Charity Foundation, and 2K’s charitable arm, 2K Foundations, will be working together on future court renovations and other programming to help underprivileged youth around the globe.
Season 3 of NBA 2K Mobile is available now, and comes will a load of new features, including:
- Updated Look and Feel: Experience slick UI updates, 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.