'NBA 2K17' Latest News, Release Date & Update: News, Footage & Players [WATCH]

By Annavi A. Salvador , Updated Aug 15, 2016 07:11 AM EDT

"NBA 2K17," the much awaited basketball simulation video, will be available next month. Players are excited to know if their favorite NBA stars will get an upgrade in their ratings as their performance in the previous season will determine their rank. Rumors had it that Stephen Curry and LeBron James are up for a higher score. Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan had already a rating of 99, while Paul George got 90.

"NBA 2K17" already made public the updated "My Team NBA Cards." The pre-order Gold Edition includes incredible Bryant, unbelievable George and fantastic Jordan. Coach K will also debut in this year's "2K" game together with other top of the line players like Kyrie Irving to Patrick Ewing.

Fans will also receive a special code so that they can unlock the Dream Team. The team will include the top of the notch players during the 90s. The Kobe Bryant Gold Edition will have more goodies in store with the basketball star's poster included.

As much as players of "NBA 2K17" wants to create their own team, the rosters remain constant with the real-life team. One cannot simply pull all the superstars together in just one team. Unless "2K" adds them in the roster, players cannot get their hands into them. Just like Charles Barkley and Christian Laettner who were not included in the previous "NBA 2K" games.

"NBA 2K17" will be available for PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows PC. Gamers playing through Xbox Live and PlayStation Network will be able to show off their Expansion team creations. For $100, gamers can purchase the Legend Edition for the PlayStation 4.

A dramatic game trailer for "NBA 2K17," patterned like the Rio Olympic, is already out for viewing. On the background, United State of America's national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner can be heard.

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