2K revealed that NBA 2K16 will offer fans an Early Tip-Off Weekend, putting the full game into the hands of fans four days ahead of the scheduled street date. Starting today, fans can pre-order the game at participating retail and online vendors, ensuring they receive their copy beginning on Friday, September 25, four days ahead of the game’s September 29 street date, along with in-game bonuses.

NBA 2K16 promises to be one of the most groundbreaking sports titles in video game history, combining exciting new features with uncanny realism,” said Alfie Brody, vice president of marketing for NBA 2K. “We’re always seeking new ways to excite and ignite our fans’ tremendous passion for the franchise, and offering unmatched early access is just another way to bring them closer to the on-court action they crave.

In addition to Early Tip-Off Weekend access, pre-orders will include the following in-game bonuses:

  • 10,000 Virtual Currency (VC)
  • MyTEAM VIP Package:
  • Exclusive to current-gen & PC: 3 MyTEAM Emerald Packs each with a guaranteed Emerald player
  • Last-gen: MyTEAM Gold Booster Pack with Guaranteed Gold Player and 4 additional Gold items.

NBA 2K16 will be available for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on September 29, 2015.