Shaquille O’Neal Slam Dunks NBA 2K18 Legend Edition Cover

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2K has announced that Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal will be the cover star on the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition.

This the third NBA 2K cover appearance for the 15-time NBA All-Star and 14-time All-NBA selection. O’Neal, who played 19 NBA seasons, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016.

The special edition will include Shaq-themed memorabilia and content, extending his legacy as the most dominant center in NBA history.

Those that pre-order either the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition or Legend Edition Gold at participating retailers can receive Early Tip-Off Access, receovomg the game and in-game bonuses four days before launch.

The NBA 2K18 Legend Edition will include:

Physical Items
Limited-edition Shaq poster
5 Panini trading cards
Exclusive stickers

Digital Content
100,000 Virtual Currency
20 Weekly MyTEAM Packs
Shaq in-game items
And more

Those that pre-order the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition Gold can receive more content, that includes:

Physical Items
Limited-edition Shaq Poster
Lenticular
10 Panini trading cards
Exclusive stickers

Digital Content
250,000 Virtual Currency
40 Weekly MyTEAM Packs
Shaq in-game items
And more

“I want to thank NBA 2K for their continuous support of my basketball and broadcast career,” O’Neal shared. “I’m excited to be on the cover of the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition and I hope my fans have a blast playing it up big man style and re-creating my most legendary in-game moments!”

The NBA 2K18 Legend Edition ($99.99) and Legend Edition Gold ($149.99) will be available in both digital and physical formats, with the Legend Edition Gold physical edition exclusive to GameStop in the United States.

NBA 2K18 will release for Nintendo Switch worldwide on September 19th.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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