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NBA 2K25 to feature Jayson Tatum, A'ja Wilson and Vince Carter as cover stars

Reigning champs Jayson Tatum and A'ja Wilson, as well as Hall of Famer Vince Carter, will be featured for this year's editions of the game.

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Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum has been selected as the cover athlete for NBA 2K25 standard edition, it was announced on Wednesday.

“It’s an honor to be named a cover athlete for NBA 2K25,” said Jayson Tatum in a statement. “I’ve been playing NBA 2K since I was a kid and it’s been a dream to one day be on the cover. Even after coming off an NBA championship, it’s humbling to see this come to life.”

For NBA 2K25 All-Star Edition, the reigning champ will be featured alongside back-to-back WNBA champion and two-time WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces. Wilson will also star on the cover of the NBA 2K25 WNBA Edition, a GameStop exclusive physical edition available in the US and Canada.

“Being featured on the NBA 2K25 cover is a big moment for me and a testament to the ever-growing fandom of the WNBA,” Wilson said. “Seeing more and more WNBA athletes scanned into NBA 2K25 to best capture the style and confidence of the league has been empowering, and I can’t wait for fans to experience it in-game.”

Vince Carter, a 2024 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, will be featured on the cover of the NBA 2K25 Hall of Fame Edition.

“Between the honors NBA 2K and the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame have bestowed upon me, this year is an unforgettable one, making me pause with gratitude at my career,” Carter said. “Being named a cover athlete would have always been a special moment for me, but it is a particular honor to be on the cover of the NBA 2K25 Hall of Fame Edition.”

NBA 2K25 will be available Sept. 6 on PlayStation®5 (PS5®), PlayStation®4 (PS4®), Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch.