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NBA 2K is a basketball franchise published by Take-Two Interactive. It is by far the best selling Basketball series and is becoming one of the best selling franchises of all time, standing at almost 90 million as of December 2018[1]. The series originally started in 1999 under the Sega Sports label before Take-Two bought the developers in 2005.

Individual entries Edit

Title Year Sales

(Millions)

Source
NBA 2K 1999
NBA 2K1 2000
NBA 2K2 2001/2002
NBA 2K3 2002
ESPN NBA Basketball 2003
ESPN NBA 2K5 2004 1.6 [2]
NBA 2K6 2005
NBA 2K7 2006
NBA 2K8 2007
NBA 2K9 2008 2 [3]
NBA 2K10 2009 2 [4]
NBA 2K11 2010 5.5 [5]
NBA 2K12 2011 4 [6]
NBA 2K13 2012 6 [7]
NBA 2K14 2013 7 [8]
NBA 2K15 2014 7 [9]
NBA 2K16 2015 4 [10]
NBA 2K17 2016 8.5 [11]
NBA 2K18 2017 10 [12]
NBA 2K19 2018 9 [13]

References Edit

  1. https://ir.take2games.com/news-releases/news-release-details/take-two-interactive-software-inc-reports-strong-results-10?ID=2386288&c=86428&p=irol-newsArticle
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20071028115051/http://www.next-gen.biz/index2.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3537&Itemid=2&pop=1&page=1
  3. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/nba-2k9-reaches-2-million-sales-worldwide
  4. https://www.destructoid.com/nba-2k10-sells-2-million-brings-back-mike-wang-for-2k11-162361.phtml
  5. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/take-two-sales-sink-12-in-june-quarter/1100-6327818/
  6. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/red-dead-redemption-sells-13m-nba-2k12-hits-4m/1100-6349683/
  7. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/bioshock-infinite-ships-4-million-copies/1100-6412248/
  8. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/with-nba-2k14s-huge-success-why-doesnt-2k-make-mor/1100-6421599/
  9. https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-08-21-grand-theft-auto-series-has-shipped-over-220m-copies
  10. https://www.ign.com/articles/2015/10/02/nba-2k16-sales-figures-revealed
  11. https://venturebeat.com/2017/08/02/with-8-5-million-sales-nba-2k17-is-more-dominant-than-the-warriors/
  12. https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180802005110/en/NBA-2K18-Hits-Franchise-Sales-Record
  13. https://venturebeat.com/2019/05/13/nba-2k19-dunks-past-9-million-copies/
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