NBA 2K14 will launch on Xbox One on November 19. The basketball sim launched on PS4 this week, joining its Xbox 360, PS3 and PC counterparts. The Xbox One version's launch is just three days ahead of the launch event for the console itself, which Microsoft will broadcast on Spike TV and Xbox channels.
2K Sports also unveiled an "uber trailer" for NBA 2K14 that clocks in at just under five minutes long. The trailer dives into the game's features, from the way developer Visual Concepts implemented its Eco-Motion system to provide more realistic and unique animations to the addition of a conversation system to the game's MyGM franchise mode. 2K Sports' lengthy trailer also touches on the improvements to MyTeam mode on next-gen consoles.
"The power of next-gen allows us to deliver the most dynamic and immersive basketball universe that truly brings the player into the heart of the NBA experience."
"The next-gen NBA 2K14 experience represents an exciting moment in the evolution of the franchise," said Greg Thomas, president of product development at 2K Sports. "The power of next-gen allows us to deliver the most dynamic and immersive basketball universe that truly brings the player into the heart of the NBA experience."
NBA 2K14 for next-gen offers revolutionary, never-before-seen features, including:
ECO-MOTION ENGINE™ – 2K's groundbreaking, dynamic gameplay engine marries real-life physics, player emotion and deep controls to deliver a seemingly endless variation of actions and reactions that can only be achieved with next-generation technology;
MyCAREER – Experience the NBA life like never before, both on and off the court, as you develop and hone your MyPLAYER through an epic and immersive branching story mode;
THE PARK – An all-new, massive-multiplayer playground mode where up to 100 MyPLAYERs can play street ball, socialize, watch games in progress, and more in a multi-court park;
MyGM – A re-imagined franchise mode that takes grabbing the reins of team management to the next level. Create a GM, craft your management style, manage relationships with players and staff, meet goals set by owners and more as you attempt to lead your team to a championship;
NBA Today – Stay connected to the NBA with a live look at team standings, statistical leaderboards, the Daily Zap brought to you by NBA.com and more. NBA Today keeps you connected to NBA 2K14's Dynamic Living Roster.
NBA 2K14 received the following review accolade from leading entertainment reviewer IGN:
"This edition is not only a smooth-flowing piece of pro basketball simulation, it's also one of the few games that makes a true next-generation leap in visual fidelity."" – IGN.com
Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K studio, NBA 2K14 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and available now for PlayStation®4 system at leading retailers everywhere. NBA 2K14 for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft will be available at retail in North America on November 19, 2013.
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