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NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 (Switch): Software updates

In this post, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 (originally released on October 16th 2018 in Europe, Japan, and North America).

How to download updates for NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for NBA 2K Playgrounds 2, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;


  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • 22 new playable characters
  • 6 returning courts from NBA Playgrounds
  • 30 new vanity items
  • 50 new court editor items
  • Playable Ronnie2K

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • adds a new playground: Mars Playground
  • adds new outfits
  • adds new court editor items
  • adds support for crossplay between Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC versions

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 – Ver. ???

  • Release date: February 7th 2019 (Europe, North America) / February 8th 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

New Content

  • 2019 Charlotte All Star Playground
  • All Star Jerseys
  • Valentine’s Day Playground
  • 70 New Characters

New Features

  • Daily Challenges + 24 Types of Challenges
  • Level Characters to Diamond with New Item
  • Championship Unranked Mode

Fixes and Improvements

  • Based on user feedback, users can see NBA Player’s Challenges in the Pause Menu
  • Improved Stability
  • Fixed Issues with Online Disconnections

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 – Ver. ???

  • Release date: ??? 2018 (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:


  • Addition of new Halloween playground.
  • Halloween themed Outfits are now available via Swag Packs unlocks.
  • Addition of new lottery pick – Ankle breaker.
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is now available to be unlocked.


  • Character’s speed has been increased by 10 ~ 14 %.
  • Blocking rate has been increased slightly for 2 and 3 pointers.
  • Success rate has been increased for 3 pointers.
  • Fix to help prevent failed passes when a player stopped running.
  • Improvements of Lag Compensation for Dunks and other actions while playing online.
  • Fixed Shot meter not appearing in some conditions.
  • Fixed issue with shot meter staying red during signature dunk animations
  • Fixed incorrect A.I. behavior while playing 3PT Contest local play.
  • Other minor bug fixes for local and online play.
  • Other minor Balancing adjustments following user feedback during Closed Beta.
  • Best Player in each field is now marked in yellow on the Results Screen after a match.
  • Additional notes: this update is not available yet on Nintendo Switch.
  • Source: Saber Interactive (Facebook)


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