NBA 2K12 Cover Athletes Revealed

By Michelle Balsan, 5 years ago
Apparently cover athlete reveals are a pretty big deal. I mean, you all knew that already, but it seems that after the NFL and NHL revealed their cover athletes, the NBA just couldn't stand to be outdone.

So, Take-Two Interactive Software revealed today that NBA 2K12 would feature not one, but three cover athletes. To further up the ante, these cover athletes aren't just the hot ticket at the moment, but the game's greatest legends.

Magic Johnson
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Larry Bird

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Michael Jordan

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Created by Adam Larson, the Magic Johnson and Larry Bird versions of the cover will only be available as part of the first run of copies of NBA 2K12. After that, you'll just have to make due with Michael Jordan. As part of the deal which brought these three all-time greats to the covers of the title, Johnson, Bird, and Jordan will also be included in-game in the NBA 2K series for several years to come.

NBA 2K12 will be released on October 4th.
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.