The NBA 2K17 release date is drawing nearer, and fans are closely monitoring the updates. Here’s a rundown of the mos recent news regarding the latest version of the highly popular video game.

According to a report by GottaBeMobile, the game is set to hit the shelves on Sept. 16. The NBA 2K17 release date gives buyers only over two weeks to figure out what they can get to trade in previous versions of the game and to familiarize themselves with the new features. The latest version of the game also boasts the addition of Charles Barkley and Christian Laettner to the Dream Team, otherwise known as the 1992 USA Basketball Men’s National Team. This roster is available as downloadable content and is free to advance buyers.

According to Bleacher Report, there are loads of pre-order bonuses that are being offered if one decides to buy ahead of the NBA 2K17 release date. Advance purchase of the standard edition gives players a 5,000 Virtual Currency bonus. Three packs of the My Team Bundle are also included alongside two other bonus items.

Meanwhile, availing the Kobe Bryant Legend edition of the game gives users a 30,000 Virtual Currency bonus. This set also includes the same My Team Bundle packs as well as special Kobe apparel. The 2K Kobe XI shoe is included along with a Kobe No. 8 Mitchell & Ness Jersey and Kobe hoodie.

Buyers of the Kobe Bryant Gold Edition will receive a 100,000 Virtual Currency Bonus plus five packs of the My Team Bundle. The package also includes a Nike Kobe Shoe collection.

As if owning the game is not enough, these perks and freebies certainly make it appealing to be one of the first to order. The game’s developer, Visual Concepts, also confirms that the current lineup of the USA National Basketball Team is available in the latest version.