NBA 2K22 will add some meat to the bones of its WNBA mode The W this year, offering more variety during off-days – including the ability to train with some of the league’s biggest stars. You’ll be able to hook up with the likes of Candace Parker, A’ja Wilson, and Nneka Ogwumike in a variety of different match-ups, with Badge Points on the line.
It sounds like you’ll be able to build a network, and as you befriend different players, you’ll be able to call upon them to play alongside you during team-based events against other superstars. Of course, you’ll also be able to partake in regular training drills with your coaches, as well as tackle short scrimmages to boost your relationship with your teammates.
As reported earlier in the week, there’ll be unique Seasonal updates added to the mode, while there’s also the promise of exclusive clothing, signature animations, and much more. Clearly this hasn’t been the primary focus of 2K Sports’ efforts, but it does sound like there’s enough here to sink your teeth into if you’re a fan of the WNBA.
Of course, one thing to note is that The W is only available on next-gen consoles. While you will be able to play WNBA match-ups on PS4, the MyPlayer-style mode will remain locked to Sony’s new system. Furthermore, it doesn’t sound like there are any plans to unify genders in the City right now.