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America - Front

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PS2, PS3, PC, All

Release Dates

10/07/08 2K Sports
03/26/09 Spike
10/10/08 2K Sports

Community Stats

Owners: 43
Favorite: 2
Tracked: 1
Wishlist: 0
Now Playing: 0

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The undisputed NBA franchise is back for its 10th season. Last year, NBA 2K8 was the top selling basketball game on Xbox 360 and the NBA 2K series has been the #1 rated NBA simulation for seven years running. NBA 2K9 is the premier basketball game for serious players, and will deliver the most realistic, stylistic, and feature-rich simulation experience ever available in the NBA 2K franchise – from game play to graphics, presentation and online features.


Shot Stick Advanced - The revolutionary Shot Stick control system takes it one step further, allowing you to change your shots in mid-air.

Adaptive AI - Adaptive AI will read, react, and adjust in real time to your strategies. Your teammates will initiate cuts, picks, and post-ups based on how you handle the ball, while your opponent modifies strategy to fit the pace of the game.

The Association 2.0 - The BEST just got even better. With, you'll have access to all the latest rumors, trades, scores news stories and more, plus new features like Player Personalities, Ambitions, and Player Roles, a plethora of customizable options, and NEW mini-game drills make this is the deepest and most robust Franchise mode on the market.


2K-HD - Drastically improved facial and skin textures, better uniforms, improved eye movement and more realistic crowd reactions bring the game alive like never before.

All-New Broadcast Team - Analyst Clark Kellogg and sideline reporter Cheryl Miller join color commentator Kevin Harlan to create one of the most knowledgeable broadcast teams in the game.

Better Replays & Cut Scenes - End each quarter with enhanced, multiple angle replay highlights, and be rewarded like never before with all-new, true-to-life celebration sequences after you capture the NBA championship.


NBA 2K Online Features - 2K Sports' industry leading online service gets all-new features like 5-on-5 Multiplayer mode with Total Team Control and a new ranking system--from Bench Warmer to Rookie to Pro to Superstar--that shows you how to match up against your opponents.

2K Share - Create, upload, and share rosters, sliders, and even players created with the all-new Player DNA feature. This also includes the newly revamped Reelmaker, where you can now direct your own digital video highlight reels and post them on or your personal web page for all the world to watch and admire.



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Sales History

Total Sales
1 n/a 115,729 3,532 20,998 140,259
2 n/a 54,197 4,459 10,290 68,946
3 n/a 36,415 4,008 7,078 47,501
4 n/a 26,176 4,049 5,278 35,503
5 n/a 21,532 5,618 4,715 31,865
6 n/a 18,291 6,436 4,276 29,003
7 n/a 18,850 8,661 4,736 32,247
8 n/a 35,169 9,056 7,680 51,905
9 n/a 28,851 10,003 6,719 45,573
10 n/a 41,178 9,413 8,799 59,390

Opinion (12)

Chris Hu posted 27/03/2011, 04:10
Bought it used for $2.00 pretty good game better the 2K7 and 2K6 (Although 2K6 is easier).
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MontanaHatchet posted 17/06/2009, 01:12
It's simply amazing how easily this reached a million. Methinks the green Celtics uniform had something to do with its success on the 360.
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Barozi posted 17/06/2009, 12:04
Oh nice a million seller :)
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GranTurismoHelperMax posted 10/04/2009, 05:31
hopefully sales will increase as the playoffs come :P
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I LOVE GIGGS posted 03/04/2009, 01:33
Sexy legs!!
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TiagoCosta posted 02/04/2009, 08:26
will sell 1 mil alone in usa
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