NBA 2K22 Next-Gen & Current-Gen Patch #8 Available Now (12-1-21)

NBA 2K22 Patch 1.8 is live is now available for download on next-gen and current-gen, checking in at about 2.8 GB on next-gen.

One of the most notable observations so far is related to gameplay changes. It appears that the very annoying “left-right cheese” / exploit has finally been addressed and nerfed.

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NBA 2K22 Next-Gen Patch 8 Notes:

GENERAL

  • Lots of preparation for Season 3 of NBA 2K22, launching this Friday at 8AM PT/11AM ET/4PM GMT!
  • Addressed a rare hang that could occur at halftime in various modes
  • Removed the 75th Anniversary logos from the Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz City uniforms to mirror real world usage
  • 2021 NBA Championship banners have been unveiled in the Milwaukee Bucks arena
  • The baseline text on the Cleveland Cavaliers City court floor has been updated to reflect recent real world changes
  • The following players and coaches have received new scans and/or had general likeness updates made to them:
  • New Scans:
    • Santi Aldama
    • Cole Anthony
    • Desmond Bane
    • Saddiq Bey
    • James Bouknight
    • Jared Butler
    • Josh Christopher
    • Ayo Dosunmu
    • Usman Garuba
    • Luka Garza
    • Killian Hayes
    • Bones Hyland
    • Isaiah Jackson
    • Isaiah Joe
    • Jalen Johnson
    • Herbert Jones
    • Kai Jones
    • Tre Jones
    • Corey Kispert
    • Saben Lee
    • Kira Lewis Jr.
    • Theo Maledon
    • Kenyon Martin Jr.
    • Tyrese Maxey
    • Jaden McDaniels
    • Leilani Mitchell
    • Isaac Okoro
    • Theresa Plaisance
    • Paul Reed
    • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
    • Jaden Springer
    • Jaesean Tate
    • Xavier Tillman
    • Ziaire Williams
  • Tattoo Updates:
    • RJ Barrett
    • Devin Booker
    • Brandon Clarke
    • Chris Duarte
    • Jalen Green
    • JaMychal Green
    • Quentin Grimes
    • Tre Mann
    • Trey Murphy III
    • Payton Pritchard
    • Karl-Anthony Towns
    • A’ja Wilson
  • General Updates:
    • Mike Bantom
    • Bimbo Coles
    • Josh Giddey
    • Justin Holiday
    • Luke Jackson
    • Grant Long
    • Oliver Miller
    • Ja Morant
    • Lamond Murray
    • Gregg Popovich
    • Otto Porter
    • Cazzie Russell
    • Pepe Sanchez
    • Stromile Swift
    • Derrick White

GAMEPLAY

  • Slowed down lateral dribble launches and added a shooting penalty that applies for players who zig-zag from side to side excessively before shooting
  • Fixed an issue that was causing ball handlers to hitch and slow down when running in transition
  • Adjusted the Intimidator badge to apply to jump shots in addition to dunks and layups
  • Defensive positioning logic improvements have been made to help CPU screen defenders guard the pick and roll more effectively
  • Added new “Cutter Help” defense that enables help defenders to recognize an off-ball cut to the basket and position themselves to guard it. This can be disabled with the Drive Help setting in the defensive settings menu

THE CITY

  • Various stability and performance improvements have been made throughout the City
  • Resolved some issues that could occur when attempting to join a friend at the Gatorade private courts

MyCAREER

  • Continued fixes and adjustments have been made to improve the overall quest experience and ensure that all quests are tracking and completing properly
  • The Edit Playbook menu should now function correctly once unlocked
  • You are now able to change your selections when using the Suggest Free Agents menu

MyTEAM

  • Fixed an issue with custom uniforms that could allow users to show up invisible in multiplayer games
  • Fixed an issue with Free Throws not visually tallying points in the in-game Agenda Tracker
  • Prevented Series I Agendas from qualifying for all players in the Agenda Tracker
  • Certain Event Cards will now display their names in Auction Outcomes
  • Updated the thumbnails on uniform cards to reflect new sponsor patches
  • Improved ball bounces for locker code and Triple Threat Online: The 100 Ball Drops

MyNBA/THE W

  • Continued stability fixes and improvements have been made for MyNBA, MyNBA Online, and The W
  • You can now properly make changes to team rotations in MyNBA Online

 

NBA 2K22 Current-Gen Patch 8 Notes:

GENERAL

  • Lots of preparation for Season 3 of NBA 2K22, launching this Friday at 8AM PT/11AM ET/4PM GMT!
  • A Gatorade app is now available on the in-game phone when on the cruise ship
  • Slowed down lateral dribble launches and added a shooting penalty that applies for players who zig-zag from side to side excessively before shooting
  • Fixed an issue that was causing ball handlers to hitch and slow down when running in transition
  • Adjusted the Intimidator badge to apply to jump shots in addition to dunks and layups

MyTEAM

  • Fixed an issue with Free Throws not visually tallying points in the in-game Agenda Tracker
  • Prevented Series I Agendas from qualifying for all players in the Agenda Tracker
  • Certain Event Cards will now display their names in Auction Outcomes
  • Addressed a few stats that were not updating in the MyTEAM menus

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