The highly anticipated NBA 2K22 installment of the video game series will be officially released on September 10th, 2021. The recent teaser trailer confirmed rumors that Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic will be the primary cover star for this year's version, with the likes of Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar also appearing on the 75th Anniversary edition of the game.
Additionally, Candace Parker has become the first WNBA player to appear on the cover of a video game, and she is the leading face of the NBA 2K22 WNBA 25th Anniversary edition. With a variety of features already announced, as well as numerous leaks, we're taking a look at all of the information currently available about NBA 2K22.
NBA 2K22: Price, release date, leaks, and everything else we know about the game!
The official NBA 2K22 website has announced a variety of offensive and defensive features that will be included in NBA 2K22. Aside from increased basketball IQs and new signature moves, the game will feature a completely redesigned shot contest and blocking system, as well as improved defensive control over opposing teams.
NBA 2K22 Release Date
Aside from the increased rewards, NBA 2K22 will see the return of the MyTEAM: DRAFT feature as well as the ability to transfer progress to next-gen consoles from the same console family (Xbox One to Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5). A new, more interactive version of the City, as well as expanded MyCareer options, have also been announced, new information of NBA 2K22.
Aside from the three editions mentioned above, users can also purchase the NBA 2K Cross-Gen Digital Bundle, which includes additional rewards when pre-ordered.
The standard version of the game is available for $69.99 for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox series X/S, and it is available for $59.99 for all other consoles. The Cross-Generational Digital Bundle will cost gamers $79.99. The 75th Anniversary version of NBA 2K22 is available for $99. 99 across all platforms, while the 25th Anniversary WNBA edition is available for $69.99.
Finally, fans will be disappointed to learn that the series has followed suit and has not implemented cross-platform play. Cross-play was one of the most important features that fans wanted from the game series. However, unlike some other popular sports-related video game series, NBA 2K22 will not support cross-play, although no specific announcement has been made in this regard.