By Franz Christian Irorita · 6 min read
NBA 2K22 is out now. Check out our PS5 review here.
We’re excited about the next-generation NBA 2K game. This year’s version will be the first to make full use of next-gen functionalities. There are a lot of improvements, new mechanics, and new features for fans to enjoy in the latest version of the game. But it’s hard to keep up with all the buzz and noise in the gaming world. Hence, we collected all of the NBA 2K22 new game features we have so far into one article. 2K Games promises more details will be coming in August and September, so stay tuned as we update this article moving forward. Here’s what you need to know about the game’s latest features and changes, summarized for your benefit.
The first NBA 2K22 gameplay trailer came out last August, revealing the gameplay changes new this year. For now, the NBA 2K team wants to share some specific changes on-court gameplay.
Seasons will extend and enhance player experience with a steady arrival of new content for NBA 2K22. This applies for free to all players, whether you’re a MyTEAM, MyCAREER, or the all-new, next-gen The W player. There will be more content, more rewards, and more ways to play than ever before. Seasons will introduce new ways to level up your MyPLAYER and earn prizes in the City or in The Neighborhood.
For the first time ever, NBA 2K22 seasons will extend across MyCAREER, MyTEAM, and The W Online. Seasons will last six weeks each, with new songs added to the game’s jukebox every Friday throughout the Seasons. Rewards will be updated every new season, with the arrival of sets of clothing, badges, and even nail polish for the WNBA stars.
Build your dream team on Day 1, with new content and features coming in for every new Season.
Read all about what’s new in MyTeam here.
New City (PS5/Xbox Series X) vs. New Neighborhood (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC)
The power of the new console generation makes its presence known in NBA 2K22. While the previous-gen consoles and PC players will get to experience a new and improved Neighborhood, those who will be playing from the PS5 and Xbox Series X are in for an entirely new experience in The City.
Read all about what’s new in The City here.
MyCAREER becomes integrated to the New City for PS5 and Xbox Series X players, offering a groundbreaking narrative experience never before seen in NBA 2K. Explore the City, see new and familiar places, and start playing ball all over different locations.
Read all about what’s new in MyCAREER here.
For PS5 and Xbox Series X players, team management is more than just about the players on the court. Hence, it’s important to keep an eye on the back-end, too: scouting personnel, coaching and training staff, and so on. MyNBA/MyWNBA mode will have the chance to build the best sports team there has ever been.
Read all about what’s new in MyNBA and MySTAFF here.
NBA 2K22 builds off from last year’s The W mode to provide more realism and authenticity on the game’s female league. The game will feature the following changes for the PS5/Xbox Series X versions:
NBA 2K22 releases on September 10, 2021, for PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox Series X, and PS5.
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