NBA 2K22 is one of the most highly anticipated video games of the year. If you’re like many basketball fans, you’re probably wondering what to expect from this new game. In this blog post, we will answer some of the most commonly asked questions about NBA 2K22. We’ll cover everything from gameplay to graphics to online features. So if you’re curious about NBA 2K22, read on!
Q: When is the release date for NBA 2K22?
A: NBA 2K22 will be available worldwide from September 10, 2021.
Q: What platforms will I be able to purchase NBA 2K22 on?
A: NBA 2K22 will be available on PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S, as well as PlayStation®4, PlayStation®4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch, and Steam for PC.
Q: What versions and/or SKU’s will be available to purchase this year?
A: NBA 2K22 will have three editions of the game available on digital and physical formats — Standard, a Cross-Gen Digital Bundle and a special NBA 75th Anniversary Edition. More information on the different editions is available on the Buy page.
Q: How does the Cross-Gen Dual Entitlement Bundle work in NBA 2K22 this year?
A: Players that purchase the Cross-Gen Digital Bundle will receive both versions of NBA 2K22 across the PlayStation® or Xbox console family. So using Sony PlayStation® as an example, you will receive both the PlayStation®4 version and the PlayStation®5 version of NBA 2K22, which remain different products. More information on the different editions is available on the Buy page.
Q: Will there be any cross-progression or crossplay between the different versions of NBA 2K22 or the modes?
A: There will not be crossplay between different consoles or PC. There will, however, be cross-progression in MyTEAM across generations of consoles from the same console family (Xbox One → Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4 → PlayStation®5).
Q: Will NBA 2K22 on the PS4/Xbox One generation of consoles have different cover athletes like NBA 2K21?
A: No. This year, our cover athletes will be universal across all platforms of the game, inclusive of our special covers in specific regions and at retail. More information on the different editions is available on the Buy page.
Q: Are there any plans to bring the next generation of NBA 2K titles to PC and Switch in the future?
A: This is something the team is passionate about and will continue to investigate what is possible for the franchise in the future. For now, the focus was on assuring NBA 2K22 was optimized for the new consoles (PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S), while also making sure the experience remains fresh and innovative for players on other platforms.