"NBA 2K16" was released on Sept. 29, 2015.Facebook/NBA 2K

"NBA 2K16" has been one of the most popular simulation basketball video games from 2K Games. Now Microsoft is letting Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One to try out the game for free over the entire weekend.

Microsoft noted on its official post that it will be running the game live from 12 p.m. PT on May 26 to 11:59 p.m. PT on May 30. This will help the lucky Xbox One Gold members to "experience the excitement, drama and skills on display in NBA 2K16, including the new 2K Pro-Am game mode with fully customizable tournaments, in its entirety and for free," according to the post.

Apart from this, the game will also be available for sale for "NBA 2k16." 2K will reportedly be offering the game for a discount but it will only be if players are able to buy the game digitally via Xbox Live Marketplace.

2K is promoting the game when the NBA Playoffs are going on. It also promised that the game will be inclusive of 12 new legendary teams, including the '00-'01 Lakers or the '07-'08 Boston Celtics.

"NBA 2K16's" making was assisted by legendary filmmaker Spike Lee, who also wrote and co-produced NBA 2K16 MyCareer.

The post notes that players will be able to keep the Gamerscore and achievements that they have earned in the game.

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