Microsoft’s Xbox and The New York Liberty invitations followers to start out their sport with a brand new basketball court docket designed after the well-known sport console.
Impressed by video games the sport space, created for the WNBA and hosted on the Barclays Heart, will function the sector for a sport performed in opposition to the Los Angeles Sparks.
Court docket options the long-lasting Xbox inexperienced forged on the darkish hardwood flooring, with dots of inexperienced on black representing the Xbox Collection X vents. Electrical inexperienced waves are seen rippling throughout the ground, harking back to how the console lights up. The border lining is identical inexperienced with the sponsor titles written in white.
Followers who cannot go to the venue in individual nonetheless get the basketball spirit on-line by way of Infinite Canvas’s Dunking Simulator on Roblox.
Within the on-line area, followers can be handled to metaverse-only options reminiscent of fireworks, pyrotechnics, fan songs and extra. Customers on Roblox may also unlock particular NY Liberty and Xbox merchandise for his or her avatars.
Microsoft additionally added that it’s going to donate $50,000 to Kobe Bryant’s Mamba & Mambacita Sports activities Basis and the Lady’s Who Code basis in help of girls’s illustration in sports activities and science.
NEW YORK – August 2, 2022 – The New York Liberty in collaboration with @Xbox he revealed @WNBAthe primary basketball court docket impressed by his video games for the workforce’s Aug. 2 and three dwelling video games in opposition to the Los Angeles Sparks at Barclays Heart. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/VfAQDaFuyx
— New York Liberty (@nyliberty) August 2, 2022
[via ESPN and Xbox, cover image via Xbox]