2K today revealed an extensive look at the new features and updates coming to MyTEAM in NBA 2K23, including all-new cards and rewards, the introduction of Triple Threat Online: Co-Op, and eliminating the need for contracts.
Additionally, the annual $250,000 MyTEAM Unlimited Tournament returns for players to compete in, with one track on Playstation 4 and Xbox One consoles, and another track on Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X|S consoles.
“We’ve implemented a number of highly requested changes to MyTEAM for 2K23 that were top of mind for our community, including the removal of contracts, along with the addition of Triple Threat Online: Co-Op that allows players to team up with friends for the first time ever to test their skills in Co-Op 3v3 online gameplay”, said Erick Boenisch, VP of NBA Development at 2K and Visual Concepts.
“We expect to see some exciting match-ups with the return of our annual $250,000 MyTEAM Unlimited Tournament as the best NBA 2K players go head-to-head to prove their skills on the virtual court!”
The new features being added in the game include:
Triple Threat Online: Co-Op: The highlight of the new update is the Triple Threat Online Co-Op. For the first time ever in MyTEAM, this brand new game mode will allow players to partner with friends for Co-Op 3v3 online gameplay across different variations. Party Mode, Co-Op, and Competitive Online.
Unlimited: The all-new Prestige Tiers allow players that reach the top tier to start over and unlock even more rewards. Players will earn Season Points, with every win or loss, that help them to advance tiers. Every win will provide a vault opening. Leaderboards are back and will show stats from friends and top players throughout the MyTEAM community. As an added bonus, a special icon will be displayed next to the names of players in the Top 10. Players can also earn a special icon for completing all possible tiers and prestige for the Season.
Clutch Time Single Player: Jump into a single-player version of Clutch Time, a fast-paced mode with a 4-point line, to take your best starting five and compete against the AI.
Starter Cards: Players can choose between All-Stars Ja Morant, Jimmy Butler, or Joel Embiid to lead their collection. Players will get to play with their Starter Card choices in a Triple Threat game before finalizing their decision. After 10 games in any MyTEAM mode players will earn a 90 OVR Amethyst Fred Jones card to help jumpstart their team.
Exhibitions: In Exhibitions, players can now send player cards outside of their 13-player lineup on vacation around the globe and players will return with a special reward from their mission.
Trophy Case: This is a new way to earn top-tier players from each franchise by completing a team’s Trophy Case. With 15 Event Cards for each NBA franchise, showcasing key moments of their history, players can earn a Pink Diamond player for each team.
MyTEAM Unlimited Tournament: $250,000 MyTEAM Unlimited Tournaments return in 2k23 for each console generation. Reach the Emerald Tier in the new Unlimited before the first GameDay on October 15 to participate. The finalists will be brought to an in-person setting to crown the $50,000 Console Champions, and the $200,000 Grand Champions.
NBA 2K23 will release for PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on September 9th.