• NBA 2K20 is available as a free Xbox One download to celebrate the NBA All-Stars Weekend.
• Available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, NBA 2K20 is free to download and play until February 17.
• The game is also available at a discounted price for the duration of the Free Play Days promotion.
The NBA All-Star Weekend is always a fun time to be a fan of basketball, as the best players come together for a star-studded match on Sunday night.
This year’s All-Star weekend is headlined by Team Giannis Antetokounmpo vs Team LeBron James. UK fans can watch the action at 1am GMT on February 17.
The All-Star Weekend also includes the Rising Stars game featuring the best up-and-coming players, as well as a celebrity showdown.
The Slam Dunk competition is also worth watching, especially if you appreciate flashy dunk full of razzle dazzle.
To celebrate the start of the NBA All-Star Weekend, Microsoft has teamed with 2K Sports to launch a special promotion for Xbox One.
As part of Microsoft’s ongoing Free Play Days promotion, Xbox One owners can download and play NBA 2K20 for free.
Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download and play the bonus freebie from now until 7.59am GMT on February 17.
You can download the game by visiting the Xbox Games with Gold website and visiting the Free Play Days section.
Sonic Mania and Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz are also available as part of Microsoft’s Free Play Days event.
If you enjoy the NBA 2K20 trial, you can pick the game up at a reduced price for a limited time.
The Standard Edition is available for just £21.99, which represents a massive 60% saving.
Elsewhere, the Digital Deluxe Edition is reduced from £74.99 to £29.99. It contains 35,000 Virtual Currency, 10,000 MyTEAM Points, 10 MyCAREER Skill Boosts, a MyPLAYER Clothing Capsule, 10 MyTEAM League Packs, 10 MyTEAM Heat Check Packs and a Sapphire MyTEAM Cover Athlete Card.
Finally there’s the NBA 2K20 Legend Edition, which now costs £33.99 (down from £84.99).
“NBA 2K has evolved into much more than a basketball simulation,” reads the official description.
“2K continues to redefine what’s possible in sports gaming with NBA 2K20, featuring best in class graphics & gameplay, ground breaking game modes, and unparalleled player control and customisation.
“Plus, with its immersive open-world Neighbourhood, NBA 2K20 is a platform for gamers and ballers to come together and create what’s next in basketball culture.
“Listen to a dynamic soundtrack, play with other 100 legendary teams of the past, hone your skills and battle at The Park, decide every aspect of your MyPLAYER’s potential with MyPLAYER Builder, and collect and level up fantasy cards with MyTEAM.”