19 Jul 2021 7:34 PM +00:00

NBA 2K22 set for a next gen return Xbox Series X|S

NBA 2K22 finally has a release date on Xbox Series X|S, and we've learned tons including this year's legendary cover athletes.

Here's everything we know so far about NBA 2K22, including details on how you can pre order and reserve your copy today!

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Latest - Pressure is higher than ever for NBA 2K22

Nailing the transition between current gen and next gen is only going to be harder this year as NBA 2K22 prepares to simultaneously launch on both eras of platforms.

However, the good news for 2K Sports is that they could be in for a huge year if things deliver with this much pressure on them.

NBA 2K22 could make or break the franchise, and we dove deeper here into exactly how that might work out this year.

NBA 2K22 Teaser Trailer Revealed

An official teaser trailer has dropped for NBA 2K22 - check it out below!


This first trailer was revealed on July 14, 2021, but we're hoping it's just the beginning!

NBA 2K22 still has plenty more to reveal this year, including closer looks at gameplay and changes to various game modes.

You can find the latest here on NBA 2K22 trailers, including behind the scenes videos.

Release Date on Xbox Series X|S

The official release date for NBA 2K22 has finally been revealed!

Lakers guard Dennis Schroeder handles the ball in NBA 2K22.
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A MATTER OF WEEKS: NBA 2K22 will drop in just a matter of weeks now

NBA 2K22 will be released on Friday, 10 September 2021 on all platforms, including Xbox Series X|S.

Even if there is no early access, 2K usually makes a demo available before the game releases.

So, find out everything there is to know about the demo right here.

Price on Xbox Series X|S

The NBA 2K22 prices have been revealed, so check them out below!

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EARN IT: NBA 2K22 will need to be a next gen slam dunk to justify the price

The NBA 2K22 Standard Edition on Xbox Series X|S is priced at £64.99 / $69.99.

The Cross-Gen Digital Bundle is priced at £74.99 / $79.99, which grants access to the standard edition for both current and next gen platforms.

The 75th Anniversary Edition on Xbox Series X|S is priced at £84.99 / $99.99 (this includes both the current gen and next gen versions).

The NBA 2K22 WNBA 25th Anniversary Edition on Xbox Series X|S is priced at £64.99 / $69.99.

NBA 2K22 Pre Order

Pre orders are AVAILABLE NOW with some major rewards on the table!

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TAKE YOUR PICK - Luka Doncic plus three NBA legends share the Cover Athlete duties

Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks graces the cover of both the Standard Edition and Cross-Gen Digital Bundles.

The 75th Anniversary Edition on the other hand will see Dirk Nowitzki, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and current NBA star Kevin Durant on the cover.

Check out all the details on how you can Pre Order NBA 2K22 here.

Next Gen Game Modes

The City made a rousing debut last year as a next gen exclusive game mode that many have called a true basketball RPG.

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THE CITY RETURNS: The next gen mode should get even better

This unique single player experience broke new ground, and hopefully it will continue to do so when NBA 2K22 returns to next gen.

We'll likely see The City back, but hopefully the game can bring more innovative content as they continue to take advantage of and utilize next gen technology.