Zedd, Calvin Harris & More Team Up With NBA For New Project
NBA 2K16, the latest in the 2K basketball video game series, is coming with a 50-song soundtrack with music from big-name EDM acts including Zedd, Calvin Harris and Major Lazer. The forthcoming soundtrack is curated by tastemakers DJ Premier, DJ Khaled and DJ Mustard.
The soundtrack will feature six different playlists, one from each of the three DJ curators as well as a playlist of select favorites from previous entries in the series, an "Around the World" playlist, and a cumulative playlist combining all the tracks featured in the game.
"The newest iteration of the top-rated video game simulation series for the last 15 years, will feature the most extensive soundtrack in 'NBA 2K' history with three genre-defining collaborators at the helm — legendary hip-hop producer DJ Premier, renowned producer DJ Khaled, and super-producer DJ Mustard. As one of the most successful entertainment properties of the last decade, 'NBA 2K16’s' partnership brings together their unique creative direction in curating more than 50 tracks and contributing a total of six new exclusive tracks to this year’s title." - 2K studio
Zedd's recent single "I Want You To Know" and Calvin Harris' smash hit "Blame" made the cut as well as Major Lazer's top ten hit "Lean On." The game will hit shelves on September 29th and will be available on a variety of platforms including Xbox, Playstation and PC.