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NBA 2K17 Legend Edition to feature Kobe Bryant on cover

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Outgoing Lakers legend Kobe Bryant will be featured on the cover of a special edition of next season’s NBA 2K installment.​

With Bryant set to play his final game Wednesday night against the Jazz, NBA 2K announced Wednesday that it will pay tribute to him on the cover of the NBA2K17 Legend Edition.

Bryant will cover a 2K game for the second time in his career, and the game will include exclusive in-game content as well as a poster and Black Mamba-themed game controller skin. The cover of the game’s standard edition will be announced in June.


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The bundle pack will retail for $79.99 and be available for preorder on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles ahead of its September release date.