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NBA 2K23’s Next Cover Stars Revealed For WNBA Edition

2K Sports has announced there will be a WNBA Edition of NBA 2K23, and superstars Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird will be together on the cover of this new version of the professional basketball game.

Taurasi and Bird played together at Uconn and later on the USA national team. They have been competitors, too, for their respective teams in the WNBA. Taurasi and Bird also have a TV series at ESPN called The Bird and Taurasi Show.

🏆 7 combined championships
🏅 10 gold medals
⭐ 2 legends@DianaTaurasi and @S10Bird are your NBA 2K23 WNBA Edition Cover Athletes
Answer the call in #NBA2K23. Pre-order starting 7/7 pic.twitter.com/WIPLl95BV8

— NBA 2K (@NBA2K) July 6, 2022

2K Sports also released the first in-game screenshots for Taurasi and Bird, along with the cover art for NBA 2K23’s WNBA Edition. You can see all of these images below, as shared by 2K.

First Look at our Cover Athletes @DianaTaurasi and @S10Bird in #NBA2K23 pic.twitter.com/moOOasygZ9

— NBA 2K (@NBA2K) July 6, 2022

Taurasi and Bird are just the latest cover stars revealed for NBA 2K23, as 2K already announced that NBA legend Michael Jordan will be on the cover of the game’s Michael Jordan Edition and Championship Edition. The latter of these special SKUs comes with 12 months of NBA League Pass.

Preorders for all versions of NBA 2K23 begin July 7. Additionally, 2K is donating $100,000 to Every Kid Sports to help pay youth basketball registration fees for more than 550 girls from income-restricted families.

Two of the best to ever do it 🏀
Introducing our #NBA2K23 WNBA Edition Cover Athletes @DianaTaurasi and @S10Bird
Pre-order starting 7/7 pic.twitter.com/Lwf5emabUu

— NBA 2K (@NBA2K) July 6, 2022

NBA 2K23 launches on September 9. Platforms are expected to include PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, and PC, as well as mobile. 2K has not released any gameplay footage or many details yet, but we do know that Jordan Challenges from NBA 2K11 are returning this year with some new twists.

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