The “NBA 2K17” initial release date is scheduled in September. However, fans could already get reservations from the game through pre-order.

It seems that the game publisher, 2K Sports, and the game developer, Visual Concepts, have prepared for the upcoming release of “NBA 2K17.”

Finally, the game publisher also confirmed the exact date of the game release, which will be this coming September 20. In the previous report, the exact date was not yet affirmed.

Gospel Herald noted the two all-star players, Paul George from the Indiana Pacers and the former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant from the LA Lakers, as the new cover athletes for the game.

According to the report, avid “NBA 2K17” players would also receive different rewards and bonuses if they decide to purchase pre-orders.

If they do, they would immediately receive extra 35,000 VC for “NBA 2K16,” MS Power User reported.

2K Sports didn’t confirm anything more about freebies they could give to their fans as a gift for purchasing “NBA 2K17” aside from the ones announced.

What the fans know about are the extra gifts they could get from pre-orders of “NBA 2K17” Standard Edition and “NBA 2K17” Legend Edition.

The same source stated that they if they would get the Standard Edition worth around A$80, they could get 5,000 VC and MyTEAM Bundle, which includes three packs with guaranteed Paul George Free Agent card.

On the other hand, Legend Edition would roughly cost A$107, and the players could earn 30,000 VC, 2K Kobe I show, Kobe hoodie and Kobe #8 Mitchell & Ness jersey.

Physical items would also be added, like limited-edition Kobe Poster, Black Mamba controller skin and more.

If they opt to gain 100,000 VC, players should get the “NBA 2K17” Legend Edition Gold worth A$134 plus Nike Kobe Shoe collection and other digital items.

They could also get physical items like the limited-edition Kobe poster, Black Mamba controller skin and 2 Panini Kobe trading cards.

Meanwhile, 2K Sports announced that more NBA stars will join “NBA 2K17,” which will be done one player per day starting tomorrow.

“NBA 2K16” new cheat codes were also revealed.

These new codes were “PAYRESTPECT” to get an ABA ball and “#2KTVPOSTSEASON” to earn 1,000 VC. For random items, they can key in “@2KTVMELOGEAR.”

Click here to see the complete list of “NBA 2K16” cheat codes.

Fans are still curious on what else they could receive from the pre-orders. However, 2K Sports has not confirmed anything yet. They should wait until the release date approaches.