It’s by far the best basketball game in town, but 2K Sports has flown far too close to the hoop with NBA 2K20, and fans are calling for public firings following the release of the simulation last week. Tempers frayed a few weeks ago, when a trailer for the title’s MyTeam mode – essentially Ultimate Team with more New Era hats – showcased a slew of gambling-inspired mini-games. Ever since then, the community has been baying for blood.
And while the latest entry in the series plays a great game of ball, there are issues with the servers, as well as some nasty glitches doing the rounds. Of course, all of this has prompted a social media campaign, with the hashtag #Fix2K20 trending in some countries over the weekend. Meanwhile, community manager Ronnie 2K has taken a ton of flak, with some fans calling for his head with the #FireRonnie2K hashtag.
It’s all getting a bit ugly, and once again demonstrates how players are tiring of some of this generation’s more unpleasant aspects. However, while we encourage fans to voice their grievances, we’re not keen on it getting personal; Ronnie 2K’s unlikely to have much input into the development of the game, and he certainly can’t be held accountable for bugs and microtransactions. Make some noise, but don’t be a d*ck about it, yeah?
On PC, if you Alt-Tab, the NBA 2K19 logo is actually visible in the Taskbar. That's how little they care while pocketing your money.
I'm tired of certain aspects of this generation's gaming, so much so that I no longer even consider buying most sports games or even games made by certain companies. However there is no excuse for attacking individuals online, apart from those who keep their witch porn on the same usb stick as company secrets 😜. Seriously though, leave their employees alone and frankly anyone buying these games has no right to even consider complaining, as we've known for years what these games and developers try to get away with and the best way to stop it is simply not buy it
A company isnt a living entity. It's decisions are made by the people in the company. I agree with your just dont buy it point. But complaining is good so they get the message you dont want this in future games.
@Powerpellet complaining is fine, I'm more talking about abusive behaviour towards individuals which unfortunately often go hand in hand
Another year i wont be buying NBA 2k. I wish EA would make a good basketball game and not the crap they use to throw out.
When Ronnie gets the sack:
"He's heating up... He's been fired!"
they are not keen on it getting personal. but have no problem releasing a broken game, taking 60 for it, put a casino in it, pay off youtubers to shill card packs for them and age rate it pegi3 for kids. all the ugly they get is well deserved.
@carlos82 it works both way, they abuse people with their greedy monetizing in the game, release it broken and sell a product with gambling rated pegi3 for kids.
@nessisonett Wait, really? Lmao. That doesn't help matters.
@TheBuzz I agree with you about the issues with the game, but I don't think people should be asking for others to get fired even though they're unlikely to have anything to do with the decision making.
Calling out an individual is uncalled for. Calling out 2K is totally called for
Never played a 2K basketball game since the only basketball games that I only enjoyed
were the NBA street games, unfortunately for me is a EA property so even if we got one it would be microtransaction paradise 😑
2K - Here's some gambling that looks like gambling in your basketball game. Oh and 3 year olds can play it.
Sports fans and casuals - eh that's fine
Also 2k - but our servers are abit dodgy...
Also sports fans and casuals - RAAAAGGGEE FIRE PEOPLE AAARRRGGGHHHHH
I feel the priorities are somewhat misplaced a tad
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