NBA 2K19 is a basketball simulation computer game developed by Visual Ideas as well as published by 2K Sports, based upon the National Basketball Organization (NBA). It is the 20th installment in the 2K franchise and also the successor to NBA 2K18. Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks is the cover athlete for the typical version, while LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers is the cover professional athlete for the 20th Anniversary Version. Antetokounmpo as well as James elegance the cover in The United States and Canada, while present NBA Rookie of the Year Award victor Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers, an Australian native, is included on the cover in Australia and also New Zealand. was launched on September 11, 2018 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Change, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It received generally favorable testimonials from doubters, who commended the gameplay as well as some calling it the most effective installment of the series, while its emphasis on microtransactions was generally criticized. The job mode storyline additionally includes authentic CBA commentary in Mandarin chinese Chinese, an initial of the collection.NBA 2K19 was officially revealed on June 5, 2018 and also released on September 11, 2018; players that pre-ordered the 20th Version of the game received it on September 7, 2018. It was the very first video game in the collection given that NBA 2K6 (Xbox 360) as well as NBA 2K7 (PlayStation 3) to not be launched for either platform. It was launched for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Change, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iphone, and Android. Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks is the cover athlete for the common edition variation of the video game, while LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers is the cover athlete for the 20th Anniversary Version, that includes different physical and also electronic bonus. James was previously the cover athlete of NBA 2K14 for the Requirement Edition.NBA 2K19's soundtrack was curated by rap artist Travis Scott, that has actually five tracks featured in the video game. The soundtrack offers a variety of musical musicians, such as Lil Uzi Vert, BROCKHAMPTON, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Alison Paradise, Marshmello, 3 Days Grace as well as a lot more.