It’s official, the whole Woman’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), every single player will be in the next NBA series game NBA 2K20, the games publisher 2K Sports have confirmed it.
The upcoming game will have all 12 WNBA teams and that will add up to more than 140 players in NBA 2K game franchise. These new female athletes will be playable in the games Season mode and Play Now mode too.
Most of the female athletes are excited and honored to be in NBA 2K20 “Proud to be part of the @NBA2K family! I’m honored to help #NBA2K20 pave the way for the WNBA in video games. We continue to break down barriers so young girls and boys can have female athletes as role models #ad” said Candace Parkers’ (Los Angeles Sparks forward) tweet a few days ago.
Jeff Thomas, SVP of Development and Visual Concepts shared the information that the NBA 2K fans have expressed their strong dream to be able to play as female characters: “For years, fans have requested the ability to play as some of their favorite WNBA stars. We’ve been working with the WNBA and their top players to recreate a hyper-realistic version of their league with pinpoint accuracy. We’re excited to roll out this new feature in NBA 2K20 because we know how important the WNBA is to the world of basketball.”
NBA 2K20 will be released worldwide on September 6, 2019 and all the modes that will feature WNBA players will also be included. The game is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch.
Also there seems to be some mixed feelings about this new character adition to NBA 2K game series. Read what some of the WNBA players think about this game and what are some popular tweets that expres their opinion about NBA 2K adding some female characters to the game.