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NBA 2K22 Release Date: When is NBA 2K22 Coming Out?

NBA 2K22 Release Date

NBA 2K22 is out now. Check out our PS5 review here.

Whether you’re playing it on PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, or Xbox Series X, we’re sure that you’re super excited. So let’s get down to business: when exactly is NBA 2K22‘s release date?

NBA 2K22 Release Date: September 10, 2021

Just like clockwork, NBA 2K22 will be coming out again late this Summer 2021. NBA 2K22 release date is on September 10, 2021. The game will be the second game to arrive on the ninth generation consoles. The game will make use of the improved hardware and controller features of the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. The game’s pre-order FAQ page confirms that NBA 2K22 has been optimized specifically for the next-gen consoles. Meanwhile, the 2K team reassures fans that they are still exploring ways to bring future games to both PC and the Nintendo Switch.

Standard Edition vs. 75th Anniversary Edition vs. Cross Gen Bundle vs. WNBA 25th Anniversary Edition

If you’re ready to pre-order the game now, then you’re probably wondering what perks await you. Here’s what you’ll get from purchasing any of the NBA 2K22 versions ahead of time:

  • 5,000 Virtual Currency
  • 5,000 MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Promo Packs (delivered one a week)
  • A Boost for each MyCAREER Skill type
  • A Boost for each Gatorade Boost type
  • Luka Doncic MyPLAYER Jersey
  • 95 Rated Luka Doncic MyTEAM Free Agent Card

These will be the only bonuses you’ll get for purchasing the NBA 2K22 Standard Edition and WNBA 25th Anniversary Edition.

The Cross-Gen Digital Bundle will not be available in physical stores, but it will unlock the game for both consoles of the same console family. That means getting it on PS4 will also unlock it on your PS5. The same goes for the Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One. While there’s no cross-save progression between consoles, your MyTeam account can be used simultaneously on both consoles. Purchasing the bundle gets you the following bonuses:

  • 10 MyTEAM Tokens
  • Sapphire Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin Durant MyTEAM Cards
  • 22 MyTEAM Promo Packs (Receive 10 at launch, then 3 per week for 4 weeks)
  • Diamond Jordan Shoe MyTEAM card
  • Coach Card MyTEAM Pack
  • 10 Boosts for each MyCAREER Skill Boost type
  • 10 Boosts for each Gatorade Boost type
  • 4 Cover Athlete T-Shirts for your MyPLAYER
  • MyPLAYER backpack and arm sleeve
  • Custom-design skateboard for MyPLAYER

Finally, getting the NBA 2K22 75th Anniversary Edition will net you the following bonuses:

  • 100K VC
  • 10K MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Tokens
  • Sapphire Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin Durant MyTEAM Cards
  • 22 MyTEAM Promo Packs (Receive 10 at launch, then 3 per week for 4 weeks)
  • Diamond Jordan Shoe MyTEAM card
  • Coach Card MyTEAM Pack
  • 10 Boosts for each MyCAREER Skill Boost type
  • 10 Boosts for each Gatorade Boost type
  • 4 Cover Athlete T-Shirts for your MyPLAYER
  • MyPLAYER backpack and arm sleeve
  • Custom-design skateboard for MyPLAYER

Which NBA 2K22 version will you be getting? The next-gen console versions will have exclusive features, but all platforms will benefit from new features as wellNBA 2K22 will also get public announcers from homecourts in different states, MyTeam updates, and a lot of gameplay innovations for on-court play.