NBA 2K15 gameplay trailer shows off new visuals

2K shares the first proper gameplay video

2K Sports has finally shared the first full-length gameplay trailer for NBA 2K15.

Short teasers have come prior, but this video offers almost two minutes of in-game footage, including snippets of the pre-game show, team preparation, in-play footage, commentary from Shaquille O'Neal and more.

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It also features Oklahoma City Thunder forward, 2014 NBA MVP, and cover star Kevin Durant.

With the new-gen versions of the game, 2K promises "life-like graphics" and "ultra-realistic NBA gameplay" using "over 5,000 new animations".

NBA 2K15 is planned for release on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on October 7 in North America and October 10 internationally.

The game will include a musical score curated by musician Pharrell Williams, known for his production work with artists from Kendrick Lamar to Daft Punk, and for singles such as "Happy".