Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi named cowl athletes for NBA 2K23 WNBA Edition

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On July 5, 2K kicked off the promotion for NBA 2K23, by confirming that #23, Michael Jordan, can be on the quilt of two particular editions for the upcoming simulation basketball game. One day later, 2K Sports introduced that along with the 2 beforehand introduced particular editions of NBA 2K23, a 3rd one can be launched when 2K23 launches this coming September. The third particular version can be targeted on the WNBA, and two of the league’s most outstanding gamers can be on the quilt.

On the quilt of the NBA 2K23 WNBA Edition can be two of the league’s most profitable athletes, in Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird and the Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi. Taurasi is the league’s all-time scoring chief, whereas Bird has gained 4 WNBA Championships and is the league’s all-time chief in assists. The two have additionally shined on the worldwide stage, every successful 5 Olympic Gold Medals for the United States of America.

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This would be the second time that the NBA 2K franchise has acquired a particular WNBA version. For NBA 2K22, WNBA star and former U.S. Olympian Candace Parker was on the quilt as a part of the WNBA twenty fifth Anniversary Edition of the game. The NBA 2K23 WNBA Edition can be out there completely at GameStop in each the United States and Canada.

Additionally, 2K introduced that it will likely be making a major charitable donation, along side the quilt reveal of the WNBA Edition of 2K23. NBA 2K has partnered with the WNBA to donate $100,000 to Every Kid Sports. The donation will give younger feminine basketball gamers entry to youth basketball, by overlaying the registration charges for 550 income-restricted households.

This is the second cowl reveal for NBA 2K23. The third NBA 2K23 cowl launch announcement is scheduled to happen on July 7.