The following press release was issued by 2K to announce the integration of the WNBA into NBA 2K20. Link to the trailer here.
New York – August 8, 2019 – 2K today announced all 12 WNBA teams and players are making their debut inNBA® 2K20, the next iteration of the top-rated and top-selling NBA video game simulation series of the past 18 years*. Available in Play Now and Season modes, fans of the franchise will be able to use female players for the first time and experience gameplay animations, play styles and visuals built exclusively around the women’s game.
“Just like my counterparts in the NBA, I grew up playing NBA 2K,” said Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks forward. “After getting myself scanned and integrated into NBA 2K20 earlier this summer, I was amazed at how 2K is able to replicate women’s basketball at such a realistic level. You can tell they are taking the time to capture the essence of the WNBA and have created an immersive experience that all fans of basketball will love.”