The world of gaming will be blessed with a brand-new edition of NBA 2K. The franchise recently announced that it will be releasing NBA 2K24 a little over a month from now. Fans have been eagerly waiting to get their hands on the newest release and it’s only a short countdown before their wishes are fulfilled. The NBA 2K franchise has been around for a while now becoming increasingly popular every year.
Adrenaline bars coming back in #NBA2K24
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Ronnie 2K has been the mastermind behind the legendary game since the beginning. The video game always comes with exciting updates and modifications to each character. What’s more exciting than playing as your favorite NBA player? With NBA 2K, fans get to build their own teams, manage them, trade or purchase players, and dominate the league as per their liking.
However, the newest feature of NBA 2K24 will be crossplay. Greg Thomas, NBA 2K’s President of Visual Concepts said, “While we mark the history of the franchise, NBA 2K24 also looks ahead to the future to bring an innovative leap in technology and the introduction of community-requested features like crossplay.” This is extremely exciting news for gamers worldwide. So let us take a look into how crossplay works and why this feature will benefit console users.
NBA 2K24 will feature crossplay exclusively on current-gen PlayStation 5 and Xbox
Crossplay will be a monumental step into the future of gaming, especially for the NBA 2K franchise. This feature has not been included in many games but has already been added to FIFA, Madden, Fortnite, Call of Duty, and various other prominent video games. E-sportspersons have been requesting developers of all kinds to include crossplay for many years now. However, things are slowly falling into place.
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— NBA 2K (@NBA2K) July 17, 2023
Gamers often have different preferences for gaming consoles. Some prefer using Sony’s PlayStation consoles while a large number of people lean towards Xbox. NBA 2K24 will be able for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X & S, and One as well as on Steam for PC users.
Crossplay will allow players to compete with users on various platforms. For example, a PlayStation user will be able to play along with an Xbox console owner. This wasn’t available earlier as gamers would require to own the same consoles to play with their friends. However, Crossplay will only be available for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X & S. NBA 2K24 is set to release worldwide on September 8, 2023.