NBA 2K23

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NBA 2K23
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NBA 2K23 Michael Jordan Edition cover art.
Developer(s) Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) 2K Sports
Series NBA 2K
Platform(s) PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Windows, Nintendo Switch
Release date(s) September 9th 2022
System requirements Minimum:
  • Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit
  • Intel® Core™ i3-2100 @ 3.10 GHz/ AMD FX-4100 @ 3.60 GHz or better
  • 4 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 450 1GB/ATI® Radeon™ HD 7770 1 GB or better
  • DirectX 11
  • Broadband Internet connection
  • 110 GB available HDD space
  • DirectX 9.0x compatible sound card
  • Dual-analog gamepad

Recommended:

  • Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit
  • Intel® Core™ i5-4430 @ 3 GHz/AMD FX-8370 @ 3.4 GHz or better
  • 8 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 2GB/ATI® Radeon™ R9 270 2GB or better
  • DirectX 11
  • Broadband Internet connection
  • 110 GB available HDD space
  • DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
  • Dual-analog gamepad

NBA 2K23 is an NBA basketball simulation video game by 2K Sports. It is the twenty-fourth instalment of the NBA 2K series, released on September 9th 2022 for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. It is the direct sequel to NBA 2K22, and will be followed by NBA 2K24. NBA 2K23 was Michael Jordan appears on the cover of the Michael Jordan Edition of NBA 2K23, while his signed jersey graces the cover of the Championship Edition. Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi share the cover of the GameStop-exclusive WNBA Edition. Devin Booker is the cover player of the Standard and Digital Deluxe Editions.

Versions[edit]

There are two versions of NBA 2K23, commonly designated as "Current Gen" and "Next Gen"/"New Gen". This nomenclature will likely change to "Last Gen" and "Current Gen" respectively once the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S have been established as the current generation, possibly as soon as NBA 2K24. A breakdown of the Current Gen and Next Gen versions is as follows:

  • The PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and the PC/Windows port, are Current Gen.
  • The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S are Next Gen.

Development & Features[edit]

NBA 2K23 is a sim-oriented basketball video game, retaining staple modes and gameplay features. It was officially announced on June 30th 2022, with a vague cover teaser posted on the NBA 2K social media accounts.

A revamped version of The Jordan Challenge from NBA 2K11 returns in NBA 2K23. The updated mode includes the previous ten challenges, along with five new games. In addition to MJ's career with the Bulls, his accomplishments with North Carolina and Team USA are also celebrated by the mode.

Cover Players[edit]

On June 30th 2022, Shams Charania reported that Devin Booker would be the NBA 2K23 cover player, in a Tweet also discussing Booker's contract extension with the Phoenix Suns. On July 7th, Devin Booker was officially announced as the cover player for the Standard and Digital Deluxe Editions of the game.

2K announced the Michael Jordan Edition of NBA 2K23 on July 5th, as well as the Championship Edition. The Michael Jordan Edition features His Airness on the cover, while the Championship Edition features a photo of his signed jersey. 2K also announced that both editions would be available to pre-order from July 7th.

The GameStop-exclusive WNBA Edition of NBA 2K23 was announced on July 6th. Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm and Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury were revealed as the cover players.

Pre-Order Bonuses[edit]

NBA 2K23 was made available to pre-order on July 7th, 2022. The bonuses for the various editions of NBA 2K23 are as follows.

Standard Edition[edit]

  • 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
  • Devin Booker MyPLAYER Jersey
  • 95 Rated Devin Booker MyTEAM Free Agent Card

Digital Deluxe Edition[edit]

  • 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
  • Devin Booker MyPLAYER Jersey
  • 95 Rated Devin Booker MyTEAM Free Agent Card

MyTEAM

  • 10K MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Tokens
  • 23 MyTEAM Promo Packs
    • Receive 10 when you first launch the game plus an Amethyst topper pack, then receive 2 per week for 6 weeks.
  • Sapphire Devin Booker and Ruby Michael Jordan MyTEAM Cards
  • 1 Free Agent Option Pack
  • 1 Diamond Jordan Shoe
  • 1 Ruby Coach Card Pack

MyCAREER

  • 10 Boosts for each MyCAREER Skill Boost type
  • 10 Boosts for each Gatorade Boost type
  • 1 2-Hr Double XP Coin
  • 4 Cover Star T-Shirts
  • 1 Backpack and Arm Sleeves
  • 1 Custom-designed Cover Star Skateboard

Michael Jordan Edition[edit]

  • 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
  • Devin Booker MyPLAYER Jersey
  • 95 Rated Devin Booker MyTEAM Free Agent Card
  • 100K Virtual Currency
  • Dual-Gen Access on Playstation 4/PlayStation 5, and Xbox One/Xbox Series X|S

MyTEAM

  • 10K MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Tokens
  • 23 MyTEAM Promo Packs
    • Receive 10 when you first launch the game plus an Amethyst topper pack, then receive 2 per week for 6 weeks.
  • Sapphire Devin Booker and Ruby Michael Jordan MyTEAM Cards
  • 1 Free Agent Option Pack
  • 1 Diamond Jordan Shoe
  • 1 Ruby Coach Card Pack

MyCAREER

  • 10 Boosts for each MyCAREER Skill Boost type
  • 10 Boosts for each Gatorade Boost type
  • 1 2-Hr Double XP Coin
  • 4 Cover Star T-Shirts
  • 1 Backpack and Arm Sleeves
  • Custom-designed Cover Star Skateboard

Championship Edition[edit]

  • 12 Month NBA League Pass Subscription
  • 100K Virtual Currency
  • Dual-Gen Access on Playstation 4/PlayStation 5, and Xbox One/Xbox Series X|S
  • 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
  • Devin Booker MyPLAYER Jersey
  • 95 Rated Devin Booker MyTEAM Free Agent Card

MyTEAM

  • 10% XP Boost on MyTEAM Season Progression
  • 10K MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Tokens
  • 23 MyTEAM Promo Packs
    • Receive 10 when you first launch the game plus an Amethyst topper pack, then receive 2 per week for 6 weeks.
  • Sapphire Devin Booker and Ruby Michael Jordan MyTEAM Cards
  • 1 Free Agent Option Pack
  • 1 Diamond Jordan Shoe
  • 1 Ruby Coach Card Pack

MyCAREER

  • 10% XP Boost on MyCAREER Season Progression
  • Michael Jordan-themed Go-Kart
  • 10 Boosts for each MyCAREER Skill Boost type
  • 10 Boosts for each Gatorade Boost type
  • 1 2-Hr Double XP Coin
  • 4 Cover Star T-Shirts
  • 1 Backpack and Arm Sleeves
  • 1 Custom-designed Cover Star Skateboard

WNBA Edition[edit]

  • 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
  • Devin Booker MyPLAYER Jersey
  • 95 Rated Devin Booker MyTEAM Free Agent Card
  • 1 Sue Bird Jersey in The W and in MyCAREER
  • 1 Diana Taurasi Jersey in The W and in MyCAREER

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