Michael Jordan Signed for NBA 2K11

Posted June 2nd, 2010 at 11:30 am

CNBC has been able to confirm that Michael Jordan will be the cover athlete for NBA 2K11. The possibility that he would be on the cover was first reported as a rumor from ESPN last week. In addressing the news 2K Sports did not go into detail on how Jordan would be used in the game but instead said there would be “some really good surprises”.

“It’s an honor to be featured on the cover of NBA 2K11,” Jordan said, in a statement. “I have no doubt that NBA 2K11 will be a big hit with gamers and basketball fans alike. I’m looking forward to getting back out on the court, virtually.”

In the report from ESPN it was stated that 2K had hoped to include Jordan as a playable character in the game and that statement from him basically confirms that much. Whether or not they will be able to sign other players from his time or legendary players to go along with him remains an uncertainty though it would appear likely to happen to some extent.