Steph Curry has had one hell of a season this year, breaking a number of records. Now, he’s made history as the first NBA player to be unanimously voted MVP. That’s all 131 votes, and since it’s such a huge landmark for the sport, the people behind NBA 2K16 are going to bump up his overall rating within the game to 99.
If you’re concerned about making him even more formidable of a player than he already is in the game, don’t be. The increase in OVR is only temporary, to celebrate his second consecutive MVP win and the first unanimous MVP win.
As part of the celebration, NBA 2K will also be partnering with Under Armour to allow players to unlock a brand new MVP colorway of the Curry Two within the game, which will be available to all players after the event.
As for the timing? Don’t worry, 2K isn’t just going to spring an immensely overpowered Steph Curry on you. Instead, the roster update will become available starting at 3 PM Pacific on Thursday, May 12. That’s two days from now. The roster update will give Curry the boost for a limited period of 30 hours.
This MVP award for Steph Curry marks his second consecutive win, making him the 11th player to do so. But if you’re curious, he’s only the third point guard to accomplish the feat. Under Armour has also provided a promotional video for the event to commemorate Curry’s success, which you can see embedded up top.
If you’re into collecting shoes, Under Amour will also be re-releasing the Curry One MVP, as well as a new color of the Curry Two MVP.
Are you excited to see Steph Curry’s success on the court translate to the game this week? Let us know in the comments or on social media, and as always, stay tuned to SGO for the latest NBA 2K16 news.