2K Sports has announced today that NBA 2K12 will include an all-new game mode titled NBA’s Greatest, that will allow players to recreate matchups using 15 of the greatest NBA teams of all time, which will include players such as Michael Jordan, Julius Irving, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and more.
Using the new mode will also unlock players and teams that can then be used to create matchups against current NBA teams.
“The NBA 2K franchise has become an essential part of the NBA culture, and our fans can now take control of legendary teams and athletes from the NBA’s rich history,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “With ‘NBA’s Greatest’ mode, NBA 2K12 will allow fans to prove once and for all who are the greatest basketball icons of all time.”
The game is set to release on October 4 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PC, PSP and PS2.