NBA 2K18 Launch Date and Gold Shaq Edition Announced

As long as he doesn't try to pack in Shaq Fu too...

2K Games is unveiling the launch date and the cover athlete for NBA 2K18, and it’s none other than Shaq himself. Take a look at the announcement video, and watch Shaq forced to read a speech written by a certain former teammate… Kobe and Shaq get along better than ever it seems, now that they don’t have to play together.

2K not only announced the launch date of September 15th, but also that the Gold Edition will include tons of in-game digital swag and some slick physical goodies for fans of the Diesel.

The GOLD Edition will launch on September 15th for all platforms, Nintendo Switch included, and includes the following:

The NBA 2K18 Legend Edition Gold includes the following digital items:

  • 250,000 VC
  • 40 MyTEAM Packs to build your perfect fantasy team (delivered one a week). Featuring a guaranteed Shaq card, one random Team 2K Free Agent card, and more!
  • Shaq Attaq shoes
  • Rookie Shaq jersey
  • Shaq Official Logo shirt
  • Shaq “nickname” jersey
  • Shaq Championship ring
  • Mitchell & Ness Shaq jersey collection – 6 in total
  • Additional MyPLAYER apparel items

Physical items:

  • Poster
  • All 10 Panini Cards
  • Shaq MyTEAM Stickers
  • Lenticular

*Physical Items not included with Digital

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The Greatest Excite Bike Player of All Time (GEBPAT for short) and Editor in Chief of and


  1. Great basketball player, not what to think of him since he announced he is a Flat Earther. I just launch every time I see his face now lol

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