NBA 2K13

NBA 2K13Video game publisher 2K Sports announced Wednesday (May 30) that the next installment of their top-rated NBA simulation, “NBA 2K13,” is scheduled to hit stores on October 2.

Fans who pre-order the upcoming title will receive a new downloadable NBA All-Star content package presented by Sprite. This add-on is set in Houston, the site of the 2013 NBA All-Star Game and will allow fans to stage their own NBA All-Star Game, including three NBA All-Star events — the Foot Locker Three Point Shootout, BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, and the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, featuring all-new intuitive, pick-up-and-play controls.

“The NBA All-Star package is our way saying ‘thank you’ to fans for their ongoing love of the ‘NBA 2K’ series,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “This content provides a ton of depth and value to our fans, and it’s just the beginning of a lot of big news about ‘NBA 2K13.’ ”

Gamers can pit the NBA’s current superstars against classic players in both the Foot Locker Three Point Shootout and Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Rosters for both the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge and 2013 NBA All-Star Game will feature the 2012 All-Stars, with dynamic updates to the 2013 rosters once the participants are announced.

Stay tuned for further details.

“NBA 2K13” will hit store on October 2 in North American, October 5 internationally, and a Wii U version will follow during the holiday season.

For more info, visit 2KSports.com.