About the Game
When you’re the #1 selling NBA videogame two years in a row, the #1 rated NBA videogame 10 years in a row*, and have collaborated with back-to-back NBA champions, Kevin Garnett (2K9) and Kobe Bryant (2K10) – what is NBA 2K11 to do for the next act? Simple: Michael Jordan. The greatest basketball player of all time debuts for the first time in this hardware generation and brings his passion for the game to NBA 2K11 with an all new Jordan Challenge mode, historic Bulls teams, and even a MJ: Creating a Legend mode offering gamers the chance to be a rookie Michael and craft a new career for him. This is on top of improvements to core gameplay elements – including an all-new IsoMotion™ dribbling controls, deeper My Player mode with new My Career feature, all-new breathtaking visuals, and much more. This year BECOME THE GREATEST with NBA 2K11.
- Jordan Challenge – Relive 10 different legendary games from Michael Jordan’s career and replicate in NBA 2K11 what MJ did on the court. Successfully reenact all 10 game scenarios to unlock the MJ: Creating a Legend mode.
- Historic Chicago Bulls Teams – Ever wondered how the Lakers of today might fare against the Michael Jordan led Chicago Bulls? Get the chance to play as some of the greatest teams in NBA history as the 1985-86, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, and 1997-98 Chicago Bulls squads are put at your fingertips in Quick Game mode.
- My Jordans – While playing through NBA 2K11, users will be awarded pairs of Air Jordans for hitting game milestones and accomplishments. Collect the entire line of Air Jordan shoes that MJ wore throughout his career and gain specific attribute bonuses when you have them equipped.
- MJ: Creating a Legend – Complete the Jordan Challenge to unlock this special mode where you get to take control of a newly drafted rookie Michael Jordan and craft your own version of Michael’s career in the NBA.
- ALL-NEW IsoMotion™ Dribbling Controls - Delivering the most realistic feeling and reacting dribbling system to date with seamless transitions between ankle breaking moves. Coupled with an all-new gesturing system allowing users to intuitively translate thought to motion and dominate like Michael Jordan from the perimeter to the paint.
- ALL-NEW Dynamic Shot Control – Take your offensive game to the next level with an unprecedented amount of control via the enhanced Shot Stick™. Dozens of new shot types, from layups to jumpshots to dunks and everything in between, are completely under the user’s control with the flick of a stick. The new Shot Branching system also allows you to adjust your shots on the fly in mid-air just like MJ and ensures that you’re never stuck in long drawn out animations.
- Deeper My Player Mode – Experience all the facets of an entire NBA career, both on and off the court, with this new My Player mode addition: My Career. Start your career by going through the official NBA Draft Combine in order to get drafted at the real NBA Draft and begin your path to NBA stardom. Based on how well you perform throughout My Career, you’ll be able to participate in press conferences, get sponsor endorsements, appear on magazine covers, billboards, request trades, and even affect public perception.
- NBA Today 2.0 – Building upon one of the most innovative features in sports games, NBA Today 2.0 further blurs the lines of reality by connecting gamers to the NBA like never before. In addition to all the real world matchups, news, and stats, NBA Today 2.0 now includes a halftime show recapping not only your in-game highlights but also real NBA scores and player stats from around the league. On the court, feel the energy & excitement of a real NBA game with new side by side commentary, mind-blowing player graphics & lighting, improved crowd AI & sound FX, and all-new player emotions.
- Improved Association Mode - Updated AI systems across the board make The Association the smartest franchise mode in sports gaming. Featuring a revamped NBA Draft with draft day trades, dynamic attendance, and a user-friendly trade finder, the Association brings an entirely new level or realism to your NBA franchise experience.
- BEST NBA 2K Soundtrack EVER – The GREATEST soundtrack to date featuring an eclectic mix of upcoming breakout bands and highly acclaimed hip-hop artists such as Big Boi, Drake, and even an original, exclusive track from 12 time Grammy nominee, Snoop Dogg.