Actually, NBA 2K20 is known for unfriendly microtransactions, but this time there are actually free skins – T-shirts with prints like "Black Lives Matter" and "I Can’t Breathe". Shortly after the shirts appeared in the shop, the players went to demonstrate inGame.
I am sure you have never seen such pictures of NBA 2K20 before:
On June 4th, developer and publisher Take-Two Interactive, the online servers of Red Dead Online and GTA Online, chose offline for two hours to take in memory of the death of George Floyd. However, their game NBA 2K20 went one step further: there has been here since yesterday three free skinsthat players can wear – T-shirts that say “Black Lives Matter","Say Their Names" and "I can't breathe".
"I Can't Breathe" is of greater importance for basketball players, since the sentence refers not only to George Floyd's violent death, but also to Eric Garner's death in 2014: Garner, like Floyd, was owned by a US policeman strangled. His death attracted a wave in 2014 Protests against police violence after it, with many famous basketball players wearing the t-shirt with the slogan.
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In the meantime, several other developers and publishers have spoken out in the course of the protest: either via participating messages on Twitter, or events and games that have been postponed out of consideration for current events.