NBA 2k21 has made the announcement on twitter that Damian Lillard, Guard of Portland Trail Blazers will feature as a cover of the NBA legend and standard edition. In a tweet on Tuesday. The game giants wrote, everything dame. Introducing our cover athlete for the current generation @Dame_lillard #NBA2k21″.
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— NBA 2K21 (@NBA2K) June 30, 2020
Damian Lillard is the first athlete to be named cover out of three. the remaining two players will be announced on Wednesday and Thursday. Damian was once the talk of the NBA stratosphere when he produced one of the greatest offensive streaks in the history of the NBA.
In a video that was twitted on Tuesday. Developer 2k revealed that the portland trail Blazers star will be the recent generation athlete cover for console players. And he is the number one to be mentioned of three that will be announced this week.
Lillard’s Portland Trail Blazers record
Lillard is the only player to be on NBA cover in the history of Portland Trail Blazers. He has been on the cover of the NBA 2k online 2. It was a Chinese version of the series that was released.
In a statement Lilliard said. “this is a special moment for me during my NBA career. Firstly, I have been an NBA fan of NBA 2k for years. And I love how they represent all aspects of the basketball culture. I am an avid 2k player, so its an honor to join the other NBA greats who have been on the cover. However, I am grateful to all my fans and I can’t wait for everyone to experience the game later in the year.
NBA 2k21 is available for preorder on July 2 and it will be released in October 2020. It will also be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo switch during October. The release date for NBA 2k21 on next-generation consoles has not been specified.
However, an Electronic arts company, the makers of the FIFA franchise, has announced some arrangements. Making it possible for customers to upgrade their games from PS4 or Xbox one to new game consoles. It has been announced that the upgrade will start in the holiday season but there have been no specific dates yet.