NBA 2K19 Standard Edition Cover Athlete Is Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Greek Freak Is the First International Star To Grace To Cover.

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Earlier today, 2K Sports revealed that Milwaukee Bucks sensation and two-time NBA All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo is the official cover athlete for their upcoming Standard Edition version of NBA 2K19. Along with this news came a brief video announcement featuring Giannis’ rise to stardom. The trailer is embedded above while the cover art is included below.

The NBA 2K19 Standard Edition launches on September 11th and will cost $59.99. This edition includes the following:

Digital items:

  • 5,000 Virtual Currency
  • 10 MyTEAM League Packs (delivered one a week)
  • 1 Cover Athlete Sapphire MyTEAM Card

Starting on August 31st, players will be able to download the NBA 2K19: The Prelude demo to get started on their career mode. Anyone who preorders the standard edition will also be able to gain access to it four days earlier on September 7th. More news on NBA 2K19 is expected over the next several weeks including the first official gameplay trailer and details on changes coming to the game. Until then, feel free to check out the first official screenshot from the game included below.

NBA 2K19 is scheduled to launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. Are any of you planning on picking up any of the editions listed above? Please feel free to let us know in the comments section below.

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