NBA 2K19 Announces New Companion App Ahead of Prelude Release

2K Sports Press Release – The new companion app for NBA 2K19 has arrived! MyNBA2K19 is packed with features, including the ability to scan your face into NBA 2K19 from your mobile device, daily opportunities to earn Virtual Currency, and a collectible card battling game.

Download the app now and scan your face so that you’ll be all set to begin your career with The Prelude when it launches this Friday, August 31st.

Here are some of the key features of the MyNBA2K19 app:


Face Scanning with your mobile device. Put yourself into NBA 2K19 on Xbox One and PS4! Daily opportunities to earn Virtual Currency for NBA 2K19. Collect your favorite NBA superstars from the past and present and challenge other gamers across the globe in a variety of modes. More than 400 new cards are available for the 2018-2019 NBA season.


Reigning Threes returns as a permanent mode! Earn unique points to spend in the Reigning Threes store each month.

Invite teammates and friends to join you in 2 On 2 matches.


Earn in-game rewards by completing daily missions, and compete for top cards in weekly events including King of the Court, Gauntlet, and Rivals Clash.

Changes made for MyNBA2K19:

  • Reigning Threes has been updated to a mode that can be played at any time.
    • Earn currency unique to this mode and use it monthly to purchase items in the Reigning Threes store
  • 2 On 2 mode has been improved in the following ways:
    • Based on feedback from the community last year, we’ve added an “Invite” feature which allows you to invite Teammates and Friends to join you in a 2 On 2 match
    • You only play one game at a time now
    • You climb your own reward ladder as you play matches (they no longer need to be consecutive)
  • Updated Profile
    • Now displays your top 5 player cards, which determine your potential draft board pull rewards
  • New Cards
    • More than 400 new cards

Previously available features that remain in the app:

    • Quick Game mode
    • Rivals Clash event
    • Gauntlet event
    • King of the Court event
    • Ability leveling with focus cards
    • Key system to supercharge your player cards
    • Daily Missions and Tasks

The NBA 2K19 Standard Edition will be available on September 11, 2018. The 20th Anniversary Edition will be available on September 7, 2018. Pre-orders for both editions are available now.