2K and Saber Interactive today has officially announced the worldwide release of the new basketball arcade game — NBA 2K Playgrounds 2.
The 2v2 Basketball arcade game features popular current and past NBA players namely; Karl Anthony Towns, Jayson Tatum, Julius “Dr. J” Erving and Kevin Garnett. If you’re a big basketball game fan but tired of always playing the same old NBA games, playing NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 can give you a “breather”.
What’s new with NBA 2K Playgrounds 2?
Various game modes
Totally new modes are making their way to the game. This includes the single-player Season mode, which recreates the in-depth experience of leading a team in the regular season and playoffs. Meanwhile, Playgrounds Championship mode, a worldwide ranked league with multiple competitive solo and co-op ladders are also introduced.
You can also play with friends in local multiplayer or online in matches with three other players on dedicated servers. Matchmaking features were also enhanced in the new game. This means you’ll most likely be playing against other people that have the same skill level as you.
Lots and lots of playable NBA Characters
The game is loaded with over 300 current and past NBA players at launch, These players include popular legends like Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Yao Ming and even the GOAT himself, Michael Jordan. Nearly 200 additional players would also be arriving through various game updates after the release, including the leading scorer in NBA History in Kareem Abdul Jabbar.
There are ten exciting new playgrounds to ball on from around the world, including Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Seoul and Australia, with even more courts planned to be released after launch.
Aside from customizing your own player features, there are also over 450 customization items like jackets, shirts, pants, shorts and shoes available for choosing. This means you probably won’t be seeing another player rocking the same gear as you.
Popular signature moves are also a big additon to the game. In fact, there’s over 100 signature moves inside. These signature moves include, George Gervin’s iceman finger roll, LeBron James’ self alley-oop and even Michael Jordan’s “Jumpman” free throw line dunk and more.
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2’s soundtrack features licensed tracks from hit artists like Run The Jewels, Oddisee and DJ Premier that’ll surely keep you on the hook playing.
The game is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC platforms for a price of Php1,650.
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