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NBA 2K12 Legends Showcase DLC Officially Announced

2K Sports have finally confirmed the Legends Showcase downloadable content for NBA 2K12 via an announcement posted on the official Facebook page. The DLC will be available this holiday season for $9.99 via the PlayStation Network and 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live, with no mention of a PC release.

The Legends Showcase will feature a new, cell-shaded art style and will be set in New York’s Times Square. 2K Sports are promoting it as unlocking hours of additional gameplay as users will be able to take control of over 150 of the NBA’s all-time greatest players to compete in pick-up games, from 1-on-1 match-ups to regular 5-on-5 games. The DLC also includes mini-games such as 21 and H-O-R-S-E, along with a 2-on-2 Teammate Challenge and 3-on-3 Era Challenge. Current players and even your My Player can also be brought into the new modes to take on the greats. The Showcase will also add the ability to play quick matches online with the NBA’s Greatest teams in a regular simulation setting.

What are your thoughts? Will you be picking up the Legends Showcase? Leave a comment below or have your say here in the Forum. You can also check out a few screenshots here in our gallery.

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NBA 2K12 PlayStation 3 Patch Out Now

The title update for NBA 2K12 that Xbox 360 users received last week is now available for the PlayStation 3 version of the game. As previously mentioned, the patch does not address any game mode bugs or gameplay issues but is rather intended to correct some online issues including disconnections, network errors and long waiting times when trying to find an opponent.

2K Sports are also currently collecting feedback for a larger patch that will rectify issues with modes and gameplay. Gamers are invited to provide feedback via the official forums, the Operation Sports boards or by tweeting Ronnie 2K using #NBA2K12Patch. Ronnie has indicated that the PC version will likely receive a combined patch at some point that addresses the online issues and includes the fixes of the upcoming patch.

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Da Czar’s Strategy Session: On Ball Defense

Da Czar has uploaded the seventh episode in his Strategy Session series. The latest video covers on ball defense in NBA 2K12.

Watch it here on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded video and see more from Czar over on Sim Citi.

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NBA 2K12 PC – Guides, Tutorials, FAQs

I updated and added to all the NBA 2K11 resources from last year. I updated the General FAQ thread with all 2K12 information including Main Folder and Save locations, how to install the patches you download here, and other questions.

I also created a new thread directed towards beginners looking to patch and customize NBA 2K12. It covers the new programs needed for 2K12 patching, and how to edit DDS files with GIMP.

Finally, I updated and added all the advanced hex editing tutorials from 2K11. This includes Stadium “Shaders”, Custom Court Colors, Cloth Properties, and manually hex editing Rosters.

If you know of any other aspects of editing NBA 2K12 PC that you would like to see a tutorial for, please let me know through a PM.

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NBA 2K12 PC – Offseason Roster with Accurate Rookies

A little less than two weeks after the release of NBA 2K12 we now have a complete roster with accurate rookies. Created through a collaboration between cor3n, kc2135, nicoyerel, Koresh_NIK, and west44, the download updates the roster and appearances for all 60 rookies hidden in the files.

You can download this roster here and be sure to give support in this Forum thread.

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NBA 2K12 Cyberface Exporter/Importer Updated (ModdingWay)

In addition to releasing their new jersey importer/exporter tool, ModdingWay have released a new version (v0.8) of their NBA 2K12 Cyberface Textures Exporter/Importer. The latest version improves the importing/exporting method and should now work properly with all cyberfaces.

Download it here and visit this thread in the NLSC Forum to give thanks to Ariel and the ModdingWay team, see additional release notes and report any issues that you encounter.

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NBA 2K12 Patch of the Week – Week 1 Results & Week 2 Voting

The inaugural week of the NBA 2K12 Patch of the Week feature has ended with Dmayne’s Air Penny Shoepack winning Week 1.

Voting has now begun for Week 2. The patches you can vote for include more Retro Shoes from Dmayne, fantasy Brooklyn Nets art, Led Dorna updates, courts, a Nick Young cyberface, and a Rookie Roster. All voting takes place in this forum thread and be sure to nominate your favorite patches for Week 3’s poll.

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NBA 2K12 Jersey Tool Released (ModdingWay)

Our friends over at ModdingWay have released another fantastic tool for NBA 2K12 in the wake of their Cyberface Exporter/Importer, a Jersey Textures Importer/Exporter. As the name would suggest, the tool allow you to export and import NBA 2K12’s jersey textures, making it the program that jersey patchers have been waiting for.

Get it here in our Downloads section and see the release thread here in the Forum for additional release notes, troubleshooting info and to report any issues you may experience. A big thanks once again to the guys from ModdingWay for their hard work and a reminder to all jersey patchers that you can upload your releases for free, reliable hosting in our Downloads section.

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File Additions for NBA 2K12

Author: JaoSming
Replay Target Remover

Author: tnt23
2K12 All-Time All-Stars (Updated)

Author: pzea
Derrick Rose Face Update

Author: erikas314
Jonas Valanciunas Face Update

Author: Michaelvlutz49
Shadow Stadium Mod (with Backboard Fix)
Original Global Update
Real NBA Basketball Update

Author: wtferrell
Nick Young Afro

Author: West 44
Derrick Williams Face

Author: Joe James
LED Dornas – Pack 4

Author: Dmayne
Nike Air Go LWP

Author: utp1985
Chicago Bulls Jersey

Author: kc2135
All Rookies (with black arms)

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NBA 2K11 & NBA 2K12 Face Comparison Video

Forum user Rangez (aka Mr2KImpossible) has posted a video with side-by-side comparisons of player faces in NBA 2K11 and NBA 2K12.

Check it out on his YouTube channel here if you can’t see the embedded video and post your thoughts in this thread or leave a comment below.

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NBA 2K12 Cyberface Tool Released (ModdingWay)

The guys over at ModdingWay have released the initial version (0.5) of their NBA 2K12 Cyberface Textures Exporter/Importer, which as the name would imply is a utility that allows you to export and import NBA 2K12’s cyberface texture files.

You can find the tool here in our Downloads section and check out additional release notes and previews, as well as get support and report any issues you encounter in this release thread. For all those who will be making face updates for NBA 2K12, don’t forget that our new Downloads section features an upload function, so that we can provide quick, easy and free hosting to the modding community.

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File Additions for NBA 2K12

Author: sonofapharmacist
Updated Rookie Roster + Most FAs

NBA STREET V1 Xbox 360

Author: erikas314
Brooklyn Nets Logo

Author: JoeJames
LED Dornas – Pack 2
LED Dornas – Pack 3

Author: Michaelvlutz49
Shadow Mode with Real Muscles & Sweat

Author: furiouz08
Brooklyn Nets Fictional Jersey

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NBA 2K12 Patch Out for 360; PS3 Coming Soon

2K Sports have released a title update for the Xbox 360 version of NBA 2K12, which is intended to address various online issues with the game. The patch does not contain any gameplay or game mode fixes, though it’s likely such an update will be made available at a later time. Ronnie 2K has indicated that the patch has been submitted to Sony, so PlayStation 3 users should be receiving it in the not too distant future.

Unfortunately PC users will once again have to wait for any kind of update, though Ronnie indicated on Twitter that the PC version “probably” would be receiving a combined patch at a later date. As mentioned in previous bulletins, official roster updates for all versions will have to wait until the lockout is over.

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Da Czar’s Strategy Session: Fundamentals of contesting the shot

The sixth episode of Da Czar’s Strategy Session series is out now and covers the basics of contesting shots in NBA 2K12. The video goes in-depth in explaining how different ways of contesting shots affect the quality of an opponent’s attempt.

Once again, if you have any problems viewing the embedded video you can watch it over on YouTube. For more Czar content, be sure to visit the Sim Citi blog.

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Da Czar’s Strategy Session: Understanding Shot Indicators

I missed posting this yesterday but for those who haven’t seen it, Da Czar posted the fifth episode in his Strategy Session series. The episode contains a rundown of the shot indicators in NBA 2K12.

If you can’t see the embedded video, you’ll find it here on YouTube. See more from Czar over on Sim Citi.

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