In a tweet by the UK account of publisher 2K, NBA 2K18 has been confirmed to be releasing this September. The tweet pictured below, shows that 2K are excited to be releasing the next entry to their popular Basketball game franchise onto the Nintendo Switch. This is the first NBA game to release onto a Nintendo system since NBA 2K13, and will launching at the same time as the PlayStation and Xbox variants.

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The confirmation for the release date of NBA 2K18 adds to the Switch’s growing roster of games, an addition it sorely needs if it wants to push itself back into the mainstream market. First showcased in the first look trailer last year, NBA 2K18 is clearly a title Nintendo want to show off on their new console. What do you think? Will this confirmation that NBA 2K18 is coming in the not too distance future persuade you to put down money on a pre-order? Let us know in the comments below.