Game Overview / Synopsis

NBA 2K is a popular series of basketball video games, officially licensed by the US’ National Basketball Association.

The latest version in the franchise is NBA 2K22.

NBA 2K has an esports ecosystem including the Global Championship and MyTeam Unlimited.

The UK has a top NBA 2K player – Harry ‘HazzaUK2K’ Hurst – who has previously represented Britain at the FIBA Esports Open.

Game Specifications

Platforms: PC, Xbox One/Series X/S, PS4, PS5, Switch
Typical game length: 10mins
Players: 1v1
Genre: Sports
Price: Around £30-50
Publisher: 2K Games
Developer: Visual Concepts
Notable tournaments: NBA 2K League, Global Championship, FIBA Esports Open, MyTeam
Popularity: Over 100m game sales throughout the franchise’s history
Twitch: 5.5m hours watched (October 2021)
Launched: September 2021
Pegi age rating: 3
Other Pegi info: Suitable for all ages