Michael Jordan will be cover athlete for NBA 2K23 special editions

Michael Jordan will be cover athlete for NBA 2K23 special editions

Basketball icon Michael Jordan will be the cover star of NBA 2K23’s special editions. 

On Tuesday, 2K announced the Michael Jordan Edition and Championship Edition of NBA 2K23

Not only that, but the legendary Jordan Challenges are coming back with this installment

where the goal is to re-create 15 legendary moments from Jordan’s career

Ten of these challenges come straight from  NBA 2K11, while the remaining five will be all-new

 It’s all quite fitting, given that 23 was the six-time NBA champion's (primary) jersey number. 

“After making 23 the most recognizable number in sports, it was only fitting that for NBA 2K23 we introduce the Michael Jordan Edition,”

Alfie Brody, vice president of global marketing strategy for NBA 2K, said in a press release

Check out the screenshots below to see Michael Jordan’s in-game models. There are two variants

one from the 1980s and another more akin to his 1990s look — the latter representing his iconic era of playing with Bugs Bunny.

There’s also a better look at both the Michael Jordan Edition and Championship Editions below.

2K also confirmed that NBA 2K23 will release on Sept. 9, 2022. No platform information yet, but PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC are safe bets

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