About every self-respecting gamer is aware that Visual Concept’s NBA 2k series is one of the best basketball simulation games available. This game is published by 2K Sports, and NBA 2K17 is the eighth edition of the series. It is the first time that the game out with two versions – NBA 2K17, regular edition, and the Legend Edition. Released in September 2016, this is available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. Following the major success of NBA 2K16, this new edition had a lot to live up to, and the success and the popularity have proven how the new version has not only met the expectations but also overtaken it! Presentation, visuals, and content have been markedly improved from the older version while many features – such as different game modes and NBA 2K17 locker codes – have been retained.
Game Modes: MyGM & MyLeague
There are several game modes this time around too. MyGM and MyLeague on the other hand, lets you play in a franchise mode and control an entire organization. In these modes, the player acts as the driving force in a basketball team and can make numerous customization to the team. MyGM keeps it close to real and very much like current teams. They even incorporate many incidents which are based on real life events. On the other hand, MyLeague allows far more customizations. The customization including creating the logo to creating an expansion team. In both these modes, a player can start with 36 teams and can customize any team. A player can even download other player’s creation if expansion teams are created.
It is the fifth time in a row that the game is featuring this game mode. In this mode, the players own and maintain his team. He can select players, jerseys, logos, coach, court, and other basketball related things. At the same time, they collect virtual trading cards. These cards can be redeemed for new players, playbooks and many other items. These card packs can be bought using virtual currency – VCs. The VCs are purchased with real money or can be exchanged against NBA 2K17 locker codes.
Unlike the modes mentioned MyCareer lets you create an individual player and play as him through his career. We start from the college career of this basketball player and continue into NBA. The appearance and attributes of this basketball player are customizable and need to upgrade to progress higher into the game and the storyline of the match. The player plays through as the basketball player performs both on and off the court this mode returns for the second time and has many improvements over the earlier version of this.
NBA 2K17 enjoys being the reigning basketball simulation games. The attention to detail is what sets it apart from many such games. A version of this game is available in apps for iOS and android.