NBA 2K20 Gameplay Trailer Shows Zion Williamson, WNBA Players, & More

On July 1, basketball video game fans got their first look at the new NBA 2K20 game. Not only did 2K present the official cover athletes Anthony Davis and Dwyane Wade, but a brand new video trailer arrived. It includes several exciting new aspects of the upcoming game with the inclusion of heralded No. 1 pick Zion Williamson and the first time WNBA players are part of a 2K title. Here are more details about the new NBA 2K20 gameplay trailer and release date information.

NBA 2K20 covers feature Davis, Wade

The new NBA 2K20 gameplay trailer arrives in conjunction with the 2K20 cover athletes on Monday (July 1). The newest Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis will be the official cover athlete for the Standard and Digital Deluxe editions of the game. Retired Miami Heat All-Star Dwyane Wade will grace the cover of the Legends edition for the new 2K20. Here’s a look at the two cover stars in all their glory on front of the upcoming game.

Wade is considered part of the NBA legacy now that he’s retired from the game. Meanwhile, Anthony Davis is starting a brand new chapter of his career with the Los Angeles Lakers. So consider that the present and foreseeable future of what could become a new NBA dynasty involving AD and King James.

Watch the new NBA 2K20 gameplay trailer

The new trailer provides a first look at what 2K20 gameplay will include. Backed by the song “Back Up” by The Siege, there are the standard highlights of NBA stars in action. We see the trailer open with some virtual highlights of retired Heat star Dwyane Wade, as well as the current stars such as LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, and Kevin Durant.

We see a shot of the back of the jersey of Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans’ No. 1 draft pick. He’s set to be amongst the most hyped rookies in some time. Basketball fans are waiting to see what sort of NBA 2K20 rookie rating he’ll have.

Check out the first look at the new 2K20 trailer below via NBA 2K’s YouTube channel.

Also included in the NBA 2K20 gameplay trailer is a first look at WNBA players. They will make it into the 2K basketball game this year for their first time. WNBA players were a major inclusion in the competing title NBA Live 19 this past year, giving fans the ability to play with all of the teams in their league.

The new NBA 2K20 game has an official release date of September 6, 2019. It’s currently available for pre-order here. However, we’re expecting to see a lot more information released in the lead up to that launch. That should include a look at the top-rated rookies and superstars in the game, as well as any other new features.

Get more of the latest NBA 2K20 news here.

Matt has been a freelance writer for multiple sites over the past decade including Fansided, Inquisitr, and Examiner. He's an avid sports fan who loves the NBA, NFL, WWE, and most other sports that have become popular video game titles.