Reigning NBA champion, Cleveland Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving has been announced today as the cover athlete for NBA 2K18 standard edition.

The announcement comes less than one month after announcing the covers for the legend editions (featuring Shaquille O’Neal). This is not the first time that Irving appears as cover athlete, after being featured in NBA Live 14.

Game Launch

The game will launch on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC and Nintendo Switch on September 19th, with the early-bird users gaining access September 15th.

The standard edition will sell for $59.99. International prices may vary.

Stay tuned to Sports Gamers Online as the NBA 2K18 release date approaches for more information and details on your favorite title. Would you have preferred another NBA player as the cover athlete? Let us know in the comments!

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Alessandro Seren Rosso
An avid player of sports management games, Alessandro writes about hockey for several online outlets in all over the world. His work appeared, among the others, on The Hockey News, Hockey’s Future, The Hockey Writers and many other. His interest in sports gaming dates back to 1998 with Championship Manager. Today, most of his gaming engagement, much limited by his 3-years-old lovely time-killer, is dedicated to Eastside Hockey Manager.