2K Sports has revealed that NBA 2K13, the next installment of the top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise for twelve straight years and the follow-up to the award winning NBA 2K12, will be available on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 in North America and October 5, 2012 for the XBox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii. ¬†A Wii U version will be available in the Wii U launch window, at a later date. Fans that pre-order NBA 2K13 for the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 will receive a new downloadable NBA All-Star content package presented by Sprite. ¬†This add-on content will be set in Houston, the site of the 2013 NBA All-Star Game and will allow fans to stage their own NBA-All Star Game, including three NBA All-Star events – the Foot Locker Three Point Shootout, BBVA Rising Stars Challenge and the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest featuring all-new intuitive, pick-up-and-play controls. ‚ÄúThe NBA All-Star package is our way saying ‚Äėthank you‚Äô to fans for their ongoing love of the¬†NBA 2K series,‚ÄĚ said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. ¬†‚ÄúThis content provides a ton of depth and value to our fans, and it‚Äôs just the beginning of a lot of big news about NBA 2K13.‚ÄĚ Gamers can pit the NBA‚Äôs current superstars against classic players in both the Foot Locker Three Point Shootout and Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. ¬†Rosters for both the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge and 2013 NBA All-Star Game will feature the 2012 All-Stars, with dynamic updates to the 2013 rosters once the participants are announced. Are you a fan of the NBA 2K series? ¬†Will you be picking up this title?