The Slovenian player for the Dallas Mavericks Luka doncic takes another step in his meteoric career in the world of basketball by being the new cover of the successful video game “NBA 2K22”, which will go on sale worldwide on September 10, according to the company “2K Games“
At 22, the former Real Madrid player is already considered a star of the NBA and he has smashed all kinds of records in the three seasons he has been playing in the best basketball league in the world.
Due to its spectacular figures, which have made it All-star on two occasions, numerous companies have noticed it as an advertising claim, such as “2K Games”, Which has chosen him to be the cover of the standard edition and the“ Multi-Generation ”digital pack of“ NBA 2K22 ”, the best-valued and best-selling NBA video game simulation series of the last twenty years.
“Becoming the global cover for ‘NBA 2K22’ is very special to me. I am proud to represent my country on a special cover that honors the colors of the Slovenian flag. Basketball has given me so much and I am delighted to give it back by collaborating with 2K Foundations this year to improve the lives of children around the world. ” Doncic.
This year “NBA 2K22” will offer, in addition to the standard edition and the “Multi-Generation” pack, a special edition “75th anniversary of the NBA”, whose cover will be occupied by three basketball historical figures such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kevin Durant and the German Dirk Nowitzki.
This special edition will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, while the standard version will only be released for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. All of them will be launched at the same time worldwide on September 10.
The covers of the “75th Anniversary of the NBA” edition and the “Multi-Generation” pack are designed by Charly
Palmer, artist based in Atlanta (USA) whose work is characterized by complex compositions and unique technique and style.
His most well-known recent work is the “Civil Rights” series of paintings and compositions, notably “America Must Change,” which caused a sensation on the cover of TIME magazine in July 2020.
“The covers of ‘NBA 2K‘They have always been a vehicle for telling stories and highlighting the diversity of origins that players have ”, he declared. Alfie
Brody, Vice President of Global Marketing Strategy for NBA 2K.
“The culture around basketball is overwhelming and transcends the limits of geography. This year, we wanted to showcase that global diversity through the sensational and inimitable art of Charly ”, he added.