NBA 2K19

They Will Know Your Name

NBA 2K celebrates 20 years of redefining what sports gaming can be, from best in class graphics & gameplay to groundbreaking game modes and an immersive open-world “Neighborhood.” NBA 2K19 continues to push limits as it brings gaming one step closer to real-life basketball excitement and culture.

What’s new with NBA 2K19

Game features

Take control with Takeover

Harness your MyPLAYER’s full basketball potential with the new Takeover feature. Unlock special moves and abilities never before seen on the court, or activate Team Takeover and unleash the power of your full squad.

Side view of a basketball hoop on a basketball court in a city

Run the Neighborhood

You won’t want to miss a single day in the updated Neighborhood. Make a name for yourself on the court, at the Under Armour Cages, and during live events on the block. Ball until dawn with new day to night transitions, walk on at the Jordan Rec Center, or get the old Crew back together for exciting 3 on 3 streetball action.

Top view of six Under Armour cages housing basketball courts

MyTEAM

Create your very first MyPLAYER card, and ball with LeBron, Kobe, and the rest of your collection in a variety of competitive modes. Introducing the new Unlimited mode, allowing you to pick any five cards from your deck without restrictions and battle against other players online.

Front view of Lakers team consisting of Chris Paul, James Harden, Andrew Drummond, Anthony Davis, and Paul George

MyCAREER

From neighborhood legend to global phenomenon. The original career story mode returns with an all-new, immersive narrative charting your journey from China to the G League and eventually the NBA. Featuring an all-star cast, endorsements tied to your popularity, and new team chemistry elements that allow you to dominate the hardwood.

Front view of a basketball player wearing a Mad Ants jersey
NBA 2K19 box shot

Game details

NBA 2K celebrates 20 years of redefining what sports gaming can be, from best in class graphics & gameplay to groundbreaking game modes and an immersive open-world “Neighborhood.” NBA 2K19 continues to push limits as it brings gaming one step closer to real-life basketball excitement and culture.

4K: 4K Ultra HD not available on Xbox One or Xbox One S consoles.

HDR: HDR functionality available with supported games and TVs.

Xbox One X Enhanced: Enhanced features for Xbox One X subject to release of a content update. Games information at xbox.com/enhanced.

Additional information

ESRB Everyone logo

Rating Pending

  • May contain content inappropriate for children. Visit ESRB.org for rating information.
  • Publisher
  • 2K
  • Developer
  • Visual Concepts
  • Genre
  • Sports
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One
  • Release date
  • 20th Anniversary Edition: September 7, 2018
  • Standard Edition: September 11, 2018

Get the game

Standard Edition

User rating: 3.5/ 5

NBA 2K celebrates 20 years of redefining what sports gaming can be, from best in class graphics & gameplay to groundbreaking game modes and an immersive open-world “Neighborhood.” NBA 2K19 continues to push limits as it brings gaming one step closer to real-life basketball excitement and culture.

20th Anniversary Edition

User rating: 3.5/ 5

Receive 100,000 Virtual Currency, MyTEAM cards, LeBron-themed digital items for your MyPLAYER, and more!

The NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition includes the following digital items:

  • 100,000 Virtual Currency
  • 50,000 MyTEAM points
  • 20 MyTEAM League Packs (delivered one a week)
  • 10 MyTEAM Heat Check Packs (delivered one a week beginning at the start of the NBA season)
  • Sapphire LeBron James and Sapphire Giannis Antetokounmpo MyTEAM cards
  • 5 LeBron-themed murals for MyCOURT
  • LeBron MyCOURT design
  • King's Collection - Nike LeBron apparel & footwear (20 pairs at launch, and 5 additional pairs post-launch)

Add-ons

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Front view of 4 Caricaturized basketball players

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2

NBA arcade action is back with NBA 2K Playgrounds 2! The sequel to the original smash hit takes street balling to the next level with a massive roster of current and retired NBA players, improved online matchmaking with dedicated servers, four-player online matches, three-point contests, new playgrounds, custom matches, and more! Pick your team, get ready to jam, and Ball Without Limits!

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In the paint 2K19, Background of a an artistic drawn basketball court

#InThePaint2K19 Court Design Contest


Flex your artistic skills for a chance to win two tickets to the 2019 NBA All-Star Game and a custom Xbox One X featuring your artwork! Download a blank court template, design something amazing, then share your design to enter. The winning court design will also be adapted to revitalize an indoor or outdoor court in the winner’s community. With #InThePaint2K19 the ball’s in your court!

Elevate your game

An Array of Xbox Design Lab Controllers

Xbox Design Lab

New Camo and Shadow options. Choose from over a billion color combinations to make it yours.

Detail view of Play and Charge Kit

Xbox One Play & Charge Kit

Detail view of Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

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