With the game’s release just a few days away, 2K has revealed new updates that are coming to The City in NBA 2K22 in the latest Courtside Report.
In case you’re unfamiliar, The City is NBA 2K’s in-game hub that’s accessible to players on the next-generation version of the game. Introduced in NBA 2K21, The City lets players explore an in-game an open-world and experience a variety of basketball-related events.
For NBA 2K22, here are the updates to expect in The City (via 2K):
New City Quests will be solo ventures for players to experiment with their careers off the court, from becoming a fashion mogul to a rap icon.
An increased population will make The City feel as if it’s teeming with life, featuring new NPCs to fully bring the world around you together.
Ability to upgrade your crib – such as a penthouse with a zipline to take you directly to specific courts – as a player’s home plays a part in MyCAREER as a location where coaches and friends will give players new quests.
Explore new buildings added to The City, including a matchmaking building and Club 2K, where players can access music from some of the hottest labels that drop with every Season.
Rewards include new ways to get around The City, such as Go-Karts and Inline Skates, new emotes, intros and outros, animations, customized name plates and more.
Along with the updates to the City, 2K also revealed that The Neighborhood is returning for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC players. For this year’s NBA 2K, The Neighborhood will be set aboard the “Cancha del Mar,” From the lobby to the top deck, each level of the ship is designed to offer various basketball activities. On top of this, Seasons will offer new Excursions that take place in tropical and recognizable locales, with every Season providing fresh content, and more.
NBA 2K22 releases on Friday, September 10, 2021 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
In related news, a recent Courtside Report also revealed the upcoming MyTeam updates in NBA 2K22.