- Number of Players
- 4 (10 Player Online)
- Release Date
- 9th Sep 2022, $59.99
- 9th Sep 2022, £59.99
PlayStation Plus Essential (Subscription)
- 6th Jun 2023 until 3rd Jul 2023
- Also Available On
- Controller Support
- Official Site
Find out what all the hoopla is about
NBA 2K23 is absolutely enormous. Look, we know that’s not necessarily what you expected to read: you thought we were going to tell you it’s another copy-and-paste basketball sim from 2K Sports – but this is so much more than a roster swap. The game has age-old issues when it comes to gated progression and...
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Unlock the latest Locker Codes
Looking for all Locker Codes in NBA 2K23? If you're eager to make the most of the game's card collecting MyTeam mode, and unlock some bonuses in MyCareer too, then you'll want to keep an eye out for new Locker Codes. These Locker Codes, when entered, will reward you with brand new Packs, Tokens, Players, MT, and more...
Your ultimate NBA 2K23 resource
NBA 2K23 is the brand new basketball simulation from 2K Sports, developed by Visual Concepts. Inspired by the 2022-23 NBA season, the game features all of the official teams and players from the National Basketball Association, as well as the WNBA. In recognition of Michael Jordan's number, this year's game also...
Center of the universe
Looking for the best Center builds for NBA 2K23? The Center, also known as The Five, is often the tallest player on an NBA team, and generally assumes the position beneath the basket on both offensive and defensive possessions. If you're playing this position, your role will revolve around collecting rebounds at both ends of...
You've got the Power Forward
Looking for the best Power Forward builds for NBA 2K23? The Power Forward, also known as The Four, tends to have similar physical attributes to the Center, although may be faster and have better playmaking and shooting abilities. If you're playing this position, your role will seek to bully opponents at both ends of the...
Small Forward and deadly
Looking for the best Small Forward builds for NBA 2K23? The Small Forward, also known as The Three, is shorter than the Power Forward, and tends to operate as an all-rounder. If you're playing this position, your role will revolve around ball handling, playmaking, and shooting — but you'll also be required to excel on...
Shooting stars and Shooting Guards
Looking for the best Shooting Guard builds for NBA 2K23? The Shooting Guard, also known as The Two, is usually the fastest player on an NBA team, and is responsible for bringing the ball down the field where they will assist or shoot the ball. If you're playing this position, your role will revolve around setting...
A quarterback on the court
Looking for the best Point Guard builds for NBA 2K23? The Point Guard, also known as The One or The Point, is often the shortest player on an NBA team, and runs the offense similar to a quarterback in the NFL. If you're playing this position, your role will revolve around assisting teammates and completing offensive...
Beast out with the best Badges for your MyPlayer
Looking for the best Badges in NBA 2K23? Badges are effectively equippable perks which boost the performance of players on the court, and are a particularly important consideration when designing your MyPlayer Build for MyCareer. Depending on what kind of build you create, you'll gain access to
Get rich with VC and make your millions
Looking for ways of how to earn VC without spending money in NBA 2K23? VC, or Virtual Currency, is the primary form of in-game currency in 2K Sports' basketball simulation. You'll need VC in order to upgrade the Attributes of your MyPlayer in MyCareer. You can also use VC to purchase animations from the...
How to find Ronnie 2K in the City and unlock Rebirth
Looking for all Ronnie 2K locations, objectives, and rewards in NBA 2K23? If you're playing through MyCareer, you may have noticed the Rebirth side-quest which tasks you to Find Ronnie 2K in the City. However, tracking the Rebirth side-quest does not mark the NBA 2K community manager's location on...
Improve your output with the best animations
Looking for the best animations and jumpshots in NBA 2K23? Finding the Best Builds is just one part of the puzzle when it comes to conquering the court with your MyPlayer in MyCareer: you'll also want to select and equip the best animations that will give you an advantage over your opponents. There
Gain an advantage with Camera and Controller Settings
What are the best settings in NBA 2K23? 2K Sports' basketball sim is a surprisingly flexible game, and you should spend a little bit of time exploring all of the options available to you and settling on the settings you feel most comfortably with. While a lot of the advice on this page is highly...
Hall of shame?
In a franchise – and, to our knowledge, sports game – first, NBA 2K24 will introduce a paid Battle Pass, which builds upon the existing Seasons feature. For the first time, progression will be unified across MyCAREER and MyTEAM, so you won’t have to earn rewards individually. All of the existing unlockable items – a total of...
Plus or minus?
It's crazy to think we're almost halfway through 2023, isn't it? That means we've had six of these PS Plus Essential polls throughout the year already, but June's line up might just be one of the most divisive selections yet. In case you missed the news, subscribers are getting three games across both PS5 and PS4 this month:...
Cool story, bro
With both the NBA season now in full swing, everyone knows its prime time to hang with 2K Sports’ sim. Fortunately, its third season of content is almost upon us, with a wintery update incoming on 2nd December. As is always the case with NBA 2K23, content will span all major pillars of the release, including MyCareer and MyTeam...
NBA 2K23 was already shaping up to be a gigantic package, between its Michael Jordan campaign and historical Franchise mode features, but of course there’s still MyCareer to consider. Much like last year, on new-gen consoles like PS5, you’ll be balancing your time between the NBA and your of
Praise the basketball gods: Contacts have been eliminated entirely from NBA 2K23’s squad-building MyTEAM mode. In past iterations, you had to apply Contracts to players in order to use them in single player and online matches, but now you’ll be able to use whoever you want whenever you want. Thank heavens for that! In fact, 2K...
You go, GIR
Back when 2K Sports penned a long-term deal with Tiger Woods and bought developer HB Studios, we knew it was going to take the PGA Tour series seriously. The previous entry, PGA Tour 2K21, got a big marketing budget from the publisher – and went on to sell millions of copies. An even better sequel was inevitable, then. And while...
Features unique gameplay and presentation packages
2K Sports attracts understandable heat for the emphasis on microtransactions in its NBA 2K games, but you could never say this series is light on content. In addition to one of the best Franchise modes on the market, the publisher also provides a hearty MyCareer campaign, as well as a generous team...
No longer a Hot Zone Hunter
NBA 2K23 will do away with a number of fan favourite MyPlayer Badges, as 2K Sports looks to refine and streamline builds on new-gen consoles. Old faithfuls like Hot Zone Hunter, Bullet Passer, and Chef will be retired in favour of revised Badges that now feed into a tiered system. This format will force you to be more...
The full NBA 2K23 gameplay details will dribble into a Courtside Report next week, but here’s your first look at the PS5 version of the basketball sim – in cinematic format, of course. We can infer a few things from this: it looks like some players have brand new face scans, while there appears to be a new half-time show. The benches...
Now all of the various Collector’s Editions have been announced, 2K Sports has revealed NBA 2K23’s traditional cover star: Phoenix Suns shooting guard and NBA All-Star Devin Booker. He’ll front both the standard physical release for both PS5 and PS4, as well as the cross-gen Digital Deluxe Edition, which grants you access to both of...
Rise to the occasion and realize your full potential in NBA 2K23. Prove yourself against the best players in the world and showcase your talent in MyCAREER. Pair today’s All-Stars with timeless legends in MyTEAM. Build a dynasty of your own in MyGM or take the NBA in a new direction with MyLEAGUE. Take on NBA or WNBA teams in PLAY NOW and experience true-to-life gameplay. How will you Answer the Call?
TAKE MORE CONTROL: Feel refined gameplay in the palm of your hands on both sides of the ball in NBA 2K23. Attack the basket with a new arsenal of offensive skill-based moves, while you unleash your potential as a lockdown defender with new 1-on-1 mechanics to stifle opposing players at every turn.
AN EPIC VOYAGE AWAITS: Embark on a swashbuckling basketball journey aboard a spacious cruiseliner equipped with pristine courts, scenic views, and a boatload of rewards for you and your MyPLAYER to enjoy. Plus, there’s even more to explore during shore excursions.
JORDAN CHALLENGE RETURNS: Step back in time with era-specific visuals that captured Michael Jordan’s ascent from collegiate sensation to global icon with immersive Jordan Challenges chronicling his career-defining dominance. Lace up his shoes to recreate his otherworldly stat lines and iconic last shots, while listening to first-hand accounts from those who witnessed his maturation from budding star to basketball legend.
BUILD YOUR SQUAD: Ball without limits as you collect and assemble a bevy of legendary talent from any era in MyTEAM. Dominate the hardwood each Season, and bring your vision to life with a broad set of customization tools to create the perfect look for your perfect starting five.