As of October 19, the new NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition will be available for play on Apple Arcade, as it will replace the previous NBA 2K game.
The game will be released next Tuesday, which comes just a day after the newly announced October 2021 Apple Event.
NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition for Apple Arcade’s release date was announced this morning on Twitter.
You have one week to perfect your jump shot, euro step, and get ready to crush it…👀 pic.twitter.com/EA1P7mJREg
— NBA 2K (@NBA2K) October 12, 2021
Here is how 2K describes this year’s version of the game:
“NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition is the latest title in the world-renowned, best-selling NBA 2K series exclusively on Apple Arcade. Live your NBA dreams on the hardwood and run with today’s top stars like Luka Doncic, Damian Lillard, Kevin Durant, Jayson Tatum, Zion Williamson, Anthony Davis, Rui Hachimura, Karl-Anthony Towns and more – in an authentic NBA 2K experience.
Choose from your favorite NBA teams and take on competitors in Quick Match featuring updated 2022 NBA rosters. Compete head-to-head with a friend in Online Multiplayer mode, or play 3v3 street basketball in Blacktop mode.
Become the GM and Head Coach of your favorite NBA Franchise and build your NBA dream team in Association Mode. Manage your NBA roster and make trades, sign free agents, scout up and coming prospects, and control your team’s finances. Do you have what it takes to lead your franchise to an NBA championship?
Start your own NBA journey in MyCAREER mode. Customize your personal appearance, position, jersey number and live out your NBA career as a deadeye sharpshooter, elite ball handler, high flying finisher and more! Customize and practice your own MyCOURT where you can run drills and hone your skills. Train and level up your stats on the way to reaching NBA All-Star status.
Experience NBA 2k basketball like never before in NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition with more ways than ever to enjoy the game!”
NBA 2K22 FEATURES:
– Create your player: Choose physical characteristics like height, wingspan, weight, playstyle & more
– Choose your position and play on your favorite team
– Modify your stats and build: Become a 3 point specialist or dominate and slam dunk in the paint
– MyCOURT: Enter your own private court and practice drills and tutorials to improve your abilities
– Start your NBA journey – from a young rookie to an NBA legend
Quick Match Modes:
– Play Now: Choose your favorite team and play against rivals from around the NBA in 5v5 basketball games.
– Blacktop Mode: Select your favorite players and play street basketball in 1v1, 3v3, or 5v5 game modes
– Test your skill with authentic basketball gameplay
The Association Mode:
– NBA manager: Build your dream team by making trades and signing free agents
– Scout prospects and add them to your team through the NBA Draft
– Control your team’s contracts, finances, salaries, personnel and more
Online Multiplayer Mode:
– Choose one of the 30 NBA teams and go head-to-head against a friend
– Online Multiplayer games: play real-time PVP basketball in online matches
– New improved controls for a better gameplay experience
– New Casual controller and AI assist for both offense and defense
– Play on your own or against friends via iCloud–on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV.
– Compatibility with Xbox or PS DualShock controllers
Apple Arcade costs $4.99 a month and is available on the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Apple TV and Mac.