NBA 2K12 Legends Showcase DLC Now Available


2K Sports has today announced that the Legends Showcase DLC for NBA 2K12 is now available for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

The content is available to download now via the PlayStation Network for £6.30 and via Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 800 Microsoft Points.

Legends Showcase introduces a brand new basketball experience to NBA 2K12, set in New York City’s iconic Times Square with gorgeous cel-shaded visuals. The DLC will allow you to select from more than 300 of the NBA’s all-time greatest players, including Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Dr. J. You’ll be able use these players to compete in authentic pick-up games from 1-on-1 up to 5-on-5, play mini-games, such as 21 and H-O-R-S-E, and take advantage of new features like the 2-on-2 Teammate Challenge and 3-on-3 Era Challenge.

To add to the content mentioned above, you will be able unlock current NBA players to create unique match-ups between legends and current stars. Wait, it doesn’t end there! If you’ve made use of the “My Player” feature in NBA 2K12, you’ll be able to bring him into the mix and battle the legends of the NBA to see how he stacks up against the best ever.  Finally, Legends Showcase also includes Classic Quick Match, a new mode that will allow you to play online with the NBA’s Greatest teams in a regular simulation setting.

Greg Thomas, president of product development for 2K Sports, stated the following:

“2K Sports is committed to supporting NBA 2K12 by providing fans with exciting and engaging downloadable content. We’re proud to present Legends Showcase as the first add-on package for the franchise. The new modes and legends will provide NBA fans with even more content to satisfy their professional basketball fix.”

That’s a whole lot of content for £6.30/800 Microsoft Points, we’re sure you’ll agree! Interesting to see 2K Sports has changed up the visual style to keep thing fresh, we approve. What do you guys think? Watch the trailer below, and share your thoughts via the comments section.


NBA 2K12 is out now for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The epic basketball game is also available on the PC, Wii and PlayStation 2 and PSP.


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