2K Sports, the company behind the upcoming simulated basketball video game NBA 2K16, has revealed that fans of the game will not be bored on at least one count: music.
It has announced a massive music trove consisting of more than 50 soundtracks that will be part of the game.
The names of the men behind the soundtracks were also revealed by the developer.
Players of NBA 2K16 will be treated to the combined works of DJ Premier, DJ Khaled and DJ Mustard. The game will also be boasting of the largest soundtrack in NBA 2K history.
The game will see the producers create two new tracks for the video game. It was also confirmed that the music will have varied genres.
Below are the quotes from the producers:
- "I am excited to be a part of the ongoing series of NBA 2K. As a sports fan, it was already fun before the work began. NBA 2K16 will be another big hit, especially alongside DJ Mustard and DJ Khaled bringing our different musical styles to the game," said DJ Premier.
- "I am honored to collaborate with NBA 2K, which is such a distinguished brand and one of my favorite video games. Basketball and music are two of my favorite things, and I'm excited to light up the soundtrack with my signature sound. Expect the hottest tracks and of course hit music when you press the start button on NBA 2K16! We The Best! Who?!!! NBA 2K16 that's who!!!!" said DJ Khaled.
- "It's an honor and a blessing to be part of the NBA 2K musical family alongside legends like Pharrell, Jay Z, DJ Premier and DJ Khaled," said DJ Mustard.
Below are the three songs that have been confirmed:
- "Blitzkrieg Bop" — The Ramones
- "Represent" — Nas
- "I Want You to Know — Zedd (feat. Selena Gomez)
Players will be treated to six in-game playlists. This will be inclusive of three lists that will feature the ones curated by each of the three producers. There will be an international "Around the World" playlist. Then there will be fan favourite 2K Classics Mixtape and another will be a master playlist.
NBA 2K16 will be rolling out on 29 September, 2015 for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.