NFL, NFLPA and 2K to Launch ‘NFL 2K Playmakers’ Mobile Game

Houston Texans quarterback and 2023 AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, C.J. Stroud, revealed as the NFL 2K Playmakers cover athlete.

License Global

April 24, 2024

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The National Football League, NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and 2K have announced the launch of “NFL 2K Playmakers,” a non-simulation tactical card battler mobile game for iOS and Android devices, developed by Cat Daddy Games.  

“‘NFL 2K Playmakers’ expands our mobile footprint and brings a whole new way for NFL fans to play and engage,” says Ed Kiang, vice president, video gaming, NFL. “We’re excited to see this partnership with 2K – a company with a proven track record at the intersection of sports and gaming – come to life on mobile devices.” 

“NFL 2K Playmakers” lets player collect NFL player cards to assemble the strongest roster on offense, defense and special teams in a free-to-play card battler mobile game that puts fans squarely on the gridiron.  

“With ‘NFL 2K Playmakers,’ we’re delivering football fans the chance to make strategic calls, build their dream roster and dominate the field all from their mobile devices,” says John Kim, vice president and general manager, mobile, 2K. “We’re proud to be adding ‘NFL 2K Playmakers’ to our ever-growing mobile portfolio in partnership with the NFL and the NFLPA.” 

“‘NFL 2K Playmakers’ elevates gaming with real player likenesses,” says Ashwin Desai, senior vice president, games, interactive and experiences, OneTeam Partners, the NFLPA’s group licensing partner in the digital games category. “We’re thrilled to be working with 2K as they bring to life a mobile game that capitalizes on the inclusion of an expansive roster of NFL players and will test the strategic ability of players worldwide. Our goal is to amplify engagement, realism and overall value in mobile gaming.” 

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Users who download “NFL 2K Playmakers” and create a game account before May 7 will earn a special launch bundle, including a Houston Texans quarterback, C.J. Stroud, player card. 

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