Good news, but mixed expectations since the NFL license is for 'non-simulation' football. What does that mean exactly? An NFL Street or Blitz style game? A coach style game? It might mean team names/uniforms/logos, but no actual NFL players. Top quote from a Polygon article about this: It’s worth noting that 2K’s deal with the NFL only covers the names, logos, and associated elements for the league and its 32 teams — not the names, images, and likenesses of any NFL players. The two sets of rights are typically handled separately, and indeed, an NFL spokesperson told Polygon that 2K would need to sign a licensing agreement with the NFL Players Association in order to use real, current NFL players in its upcoming video games. https://www.polygon.com/2020/3/10/21172310/nfl-2k-sports-football-video-games-deal-ea-madden I'd be fine with generic rosters that can be edited. I would also have been fine if 2K Sports had gotten just an NFLPA license that allowed them to use player names and likenesses but not the NFL team names/uniforms/logos. At the end of the day, good news that 2K Sports at least has a foot in the door. The first game or games are in early development and scheduled to start arriving in 2021.