Cole as the first ever rapper to grace its cover NBA 2K with the Dreamer Edition
MT 2K23 has evolved from being a mere hyped game within the world of gaming. It's now a defining moment in the world of culture and its connection to music, pop culture fashion, sneakers, and, of course, basketball has taken the franchise to heights no other game has rivaled. In its most recent edition, NBA 2K23, the game set a new standard when it announced J. Cole as the first ever rapper to grace its cover NBA 2K with the Dreamer Edition. While it's no surprise that 2K revealed a cover such as this, especially at the end of its release, the overall trend of the game itself probably hinted at this happening some day. However that this was not the idea of 2K, it came from J. Cole's.
"Three and a half " years when he dunked in one break in the All-Star Weekend Saturday Night, J. Cole said 'Ronnie I'd love to be on MyCareer and help you to think about the possibilities around that,'" Ronnie 2K tells Complex. "I worked with our team to bring this idea into existence, but it was an honor to work with his. When we put out that tease, everybody thought that it would be another basketball player...it lets us live in style, culture, music which 2K has a seat at the table right now."
J. Cole cover J. Cole cover is one of the four covers that are included in the new edition of 2K The other covers include Michael Jordan, Devin Booker, and a duo of Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi. NBA 2K23 news has been buzzing on social media recently, with NBA ratings dropping this week. Kevin Durant even took at an amusing snark following his 2K rating being released.On the week prior to the game's release, we talked with Ronnie Singh aka Ronnie 2K on the choice to put MJ for the title cover rather than LeBron and why Devin Booker was selected over other NBA stars MyCareer, ProAm gameplay, and more.
As someone who is part of the process, what's your biggest excitement about for NBA 2K23? Well getting to see Jordan to the fore of the book is always thrilling as is working with him, and the assertion that makes us proud of our game: the most memorable ever. This really speaks to what we're trying to achieve from a marketing viewpoint, but also what the game is translating to become.
We've got The Jordan challenges. They're they're back, but they're larger. Better. There's been lots of chatter about all of them, and the one that's likely to be emotional and one I'm looking forward to going back to and NBA 2K MT Coins reliving is Kobe. It's the first time that they'll play one another. It's going be thrilling. I'm an avid MyTeam player, so I was really looking forward to more contracts and three-way online-based co-op.