NBA 2K9 is the premier basketball game for serious players, and delivers the most realistic and feature-rich simulation experience ever available in the NBA 2K franchise - from gameplay and graphics to presentation and online features. If it happens during the regular NBA season, it will happen in NBA 2K9. NBA 2K9 provides unmatched attention to detail this season with even more signature style animations, deeper franchise mode, adaptive AI for smarter gameplay, and innovative online features including Team Up for true online 5-on-5 matches, and Living Rosters for the most up-to-date player ratings and tendencies to bring the game to life like never before. Fans can also register online for The Other Season, a unique online fantasy league where roles are reversed and NBA 2K9 gamers get to play for real life NBA superstars who are participating as The Other Season fantasy team owners.
- Shot Stick Advanced: The revolutionary shot stick control system takes it one step further, allowing you to change your shots in mid-air.
- 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.
- 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 2ksports.com or your personal web page for all the world to watch.
- ESRB Rating: EVERYONE