Q: What are NBA 2K20 x Nike Gamer Exclusive Sneakers?
A: First launching in NBA 2K20, Nike Gamer Exclusives are a new classification of limited-edition sneakers only in NBA 2K20’s MyPLAYER Nation mode. Unlock virtual versions of these special shoes by completing specific challenges and have the chance to purchase* a physical pair through the SNKRS Mobile App, while supplies last.
While there is only a limited number of physical shoes available to purchase, the only opportunity to purchase these shoes will be completing the challenge for that shoe in NBA 2K20 and MyPLAYER Nation mode, while supplies last.
Q: How do I purchase a Nike Gamer Exclusive after I unlock it?
A: Purchases* takes place in Nike’s SNKRS Mobile App, which is available on iOS and android. Players will need to link their 2K and Nike accounts at https://nba2k.com/nike. Once you’ve linked your accounts and completed a Gamer Exclusive challenge in NBA 2K20 and MyPLAYER Nation, check your inbox in the SNKRS App for purchase instructions.
Unlock in NBA 2K. Purchase in SNKRS.
Q: Can anyone purchase a Nike Gamer Exclusive shoe?
A: Unfortunately, access to buy* physical pairs of Nike Gamer Exclusive is only available in the United States for players who complete Gamer Exclusive challenges in NBA 2K20 on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch platforms. However, MyPLAYER Nation is available all over the world and you can still earn exclusive virtual sneakers by completing Gamer Exclusive challenges in NBA 2K20 on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch platforms. Nike Gamer Exclusive Sneakers (physical and virtual) are not available for PC players.
Q: What is MyPLAYER Nation?
A: MyPLAYER Nation is the new season-long mode where gamers represent their MyPLAYER’s real-life team as part of a community with other players who also play for the same team. They will play through the NBA schedule, with individual matchup wins and losses determined by the overall community's winning percentage. Along the way, you’ll earn double progression on all games played as well as other bonuses like the chance to unlock and purchase the exclusive Nike shoes.
Everything tips off when the NBA season starts on October 22.
Nike Gamer Exclusive Shoes
Q: What is the first shoe available to redeem and purchase?
A: The first shoe in the NBA 2K20 x Nike Gamer Exclusives program is the LeBron 17 ‘Bron 2K’. The special edition colourway features the 2K logo and NBA 2K20’s WELCOME TO THE NEXT tagline over the iconic purple.
Q: How do I get a pair of the new LeBron 17 ‘Bron 2K’?
A: Using your MyPLAYER, upskill your player to 98 or 99, eclipsing Lebron’s in-game rating of 97. Then play and win a MyPLAYER Nation game beginning on October 29, 2019 and before 6:59 a.m. PT on November 5, 2019. Once completed, your MyPLAYER will be able to wear the virtual ‘Bron 2K’ shoes.*
Q: But so many players are already a 98, do they just need to win a MyPLAYER Nation game?
A: That’s correct. For those already a 98 or 99, they just need to win a MyPLAYER Nation game. If you want to buy a physical pair*, while supplies last, connect your NBA2K and Nike accounts, and then complete the purchase through the Nike SNKRS .
Q: How many of the LeBron 17 ‘Bron 2K’ will be available to buy?
A: There will be very limited physical quantities of this shoe available to buy* so you better be quick! If you miss out on purchasing one through Nike after completing the challenge, you will still get a virtual pair for your MyPLAYER to wear in-game if you successfully complete the challenge in MyPLAYER Nation during the Offer Window.
Q: What other shoes will be part of the partnership?
A: There will be a total of 10 Nike Gamer Exclusive Sneakers in NBA 2K20. Each will have a different challenge to complete, throughout the NBA season. We will be able to share more details on the other shoes soon.
Q: When will you announce the other shoes and challenges?
A: Each shoe and the specific challenge will be revealed on the NBA2K social channels. Be sure to become a fan on Facebook or follow NBA2K on Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date on all the challenges.
Q: Does completing a challenge in MyPLAYER Nation, guarantee me a physical pair?
A: No. Purchases are first-come, first-serve, while limited supplies last. If you’ve successfully completed a challenge, we recommend purchasing as soon as possible to avoid missing out. Supplies are limited, and other players may get there first. However, your MyPLAYER will always have a virtual pair to wear in-game.
Q: When will the first challenge start?
A: The first challenge will start at 07on October 29. Check out the NBA2K social channels for more details.
Q: What do I have to do to redeem/purchase a Lebron 17 Bron 2K or other shoes?
A: Once you have completed the challenge, the virtual shoes will be available for your MyPLAYER to wear.* If you’d like to purchase* a physical pair and there are some available in your size, you need to connect your NBA2K account with your Nike account. This can be done at https://nba2k.com/nike. Just follow the prompts, then complete your purchase in SNKRS and wait for delivery!
Q: I’ve completed the challenge for a second time and want to buy a second pair. Can I do this?
A: Each user account will only be able to purchase* one physical pair of shoes per challenge.
Q: I completed the challenge but there are no physical shoes available/my size isn’t available. Why?
A: With a limited quantity available for each shoe, not everyone will be able to purchase* a physical pair. Your MyPLAYER will still get a virtual pair to wear in-game* and be on the lookout for the next challenge for your chance at a pair of other Nike Gamer Exclusive shoes.
Q: Do I have to purchase the physical shoe in a set period?
A: If you complete the challenge soon after it goes live, we recommend purchasing* as soon as possible to avoid missing out. Completing the challenge doesn’t guarantee you a physical pair to purchase from Nike as they may already be sold out by the time you try and purchase. However, your MyPLAYER will always have a virtual pair to wear in-game.
Q: I completed the challenge and went to buy my shoes the next day but there are none available? What will 2K do for me?
A: With a limited quantity available for each shoe, not everyone will be able to purchase* a physical pair. Your MyPLAYER will still get a virtual pair to wear in-game, and be on the lookout for the next challenge for your chance at a pair of Nike Gamer Exclusive shoes.
Delivery of shoes
Q: I successfully purchased a physical shoe but it was lost in delivery. How do I get my shoes?
A: If you successfully purchase* a physical shoe, please contact Nike customer services at nike.com/help or @nikebasketball on twitter and inquire about your delivery.
*Nike Gamer Exclusive Sneakers are only available for players who complete Gamer Exclusive challenges in NBA 2K20 on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch platforms. Physical shoes are only available to US residents. Nike Gamer Exclusive Sneakers (physical and virtual) are not available for PC players.
U.S., 13+ only. Quantities extremely limited. Valid thru 6:59 a.m. PT on 11/5/19 or while supplies last. Terms @ nba.2k.com/nike-terms