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NBA 2K15’s New Facial Scanning Technology Puts You in the Game


2K and Visual Concepts have utilised new scanning technology for NBA 2K15 that not only captures beards with amazing detail, but now allows the player to scan themselves into the game on current-gen using their Kinect or PS Eye. The process is explained and demonstrated by Ronnie 2K in the following instructional video:

Now you can truly live out the events of MyCareer with your own personal, accurate player model (well, the head anyway). To commemorate this fact, 2K shot “Beard Guru”, a promotional video featuring Rockets NBA All-Star James Harden receiving council from his beard guru Fritz. Haven;t you ever wondered how he maintains that glorious facial hair masterpiece? Check it out embedded below. NBA 2K15 comes out October 9 for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC.

Zac Elawar
Zac Elawar
I am a graduate of the Bachelor of Interactive Entertainment (w/ major in Games Design) course at Qantm College, Sydney.