NBA 2K22 (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.13.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for NBA 2K22 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 10th 2021 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.13.0

  • Release date: June 29th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available yet. This update prepares for the upcoming Season 8 (launching on July 1st)

NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.12.0

  • Release date: May 17th 2022 (North America, Europe) / May 18th 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
GENERAL:
  • Preparations for NBA 2K22 Season 7, launching this Friday, May 20th, at 8AM PT/11AM ET/4PM BST. Stay tuned for what we have in store!
  • XP Coin inventory will now properly update after receiving one from a quest reward without the need to re-enter MyCAREER.
  • The following players and coaches have received new scans and/or had general likeness or tattoo updates made to them:

NBA

  • Derrick Rose
  • Jimmy Butler
  • Otto Porter
  • T.J. McConnell
  • Terry Rozier
  • D’Angelo Russell
  • Jaylen Brown
  • Jordan Poole
  • James Wiseman
  • Zeke Nnaji
  • Jaden McDaniels
  • Jalen Green
  • Sam Hauser
  • Jose Alvarado
  • Aaron Henry
  • Trendon Watford
  • Justin Champagnie
  • Ömer Yurtseven
  • Salim Stoudamire
  • Cazzie Russell
  • Théo Maledon
  • Isaiah Joe
  • Paul Reed
  • Lamar Stevens
  • Sean McDermott
  • Brodric Thomas
  • Devin Cannady
  • Miles McBride
  • Joe Wieskamp
  • Isaiah Livers
  • David Johnson
  • Brandon Boston Jr.
  • Jericho Sims

WNBA

  • Kelsey Plum
  • Moriah Jefferson
  • Tiffany Hayes
  • Elizabeth Williams
  • Angel McCoughtry
  • Kia Nurse
  • Rebecca Allen
  • Bria Hartley
  • Epiphanny Prince
  • Kiah Stokes
  • Kia Vaughn
  • Diana Taurasi
  • Stephanie Talbot
  • Ariel Atkins
  • Tianna Hawkins
  • Myisha Hines-Allen
  • Shatori Walker-Kimbrough
  • Chelsea Gray
  • Riquna Williams
  • Odyssey Sims
  • Sue Bird
  • Jewell Loyd
  • Breanna Stewart
  • Natasha Howard
  • Jordin Canada
  • Mercedes Russell
  • Sami Whitcomb
  • Courtney Williams
  • Alyssa Thomas
  • Jonquel Jones
  • Chiney Ogwumike
  • Betnijah Laney
  • Allisha Gray
  • Kayla Thornton
  • Theresa Plaisance
  • Brianna Turner
  • Arike Ogunbowale
  • Kennedy Burke
  • Katie Lou Samuelson
  • Jackie Young
  • Sophie Cunningham
  • Marina Mabrey
  • Megan Gustafson
  • Satou Sabally
  • Tyasha Harris
  • Megan Walker
  • Ezi Magbegor
  • Aari McDonald
  • Michaela Onyenwere
  • Didi Richards
  • Awak Kuier
GAMEPLAY
  • Fixed a rare issue in which a made shot will not count after a defensive goaltending violation occurs.
  • Fixed an improper animation transition that allowed players to unrealistically change momentum and direction when branching from a quick stop move to a hop step gather.
  • Fixed an issue that caused zeroed out stats to display on the match up screen in the REC.
MyTEAM
  • Fixed player reveal walkouts when ‘Flip All’ is used while highlighting a Dark Matter player card.

NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.11.0

  • Release date: April 7th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Preparations for NBA 2K22 Season 6, launching this Friday, April 8th, at 8AM PT/11AM ET/4PM BST. Stay tuned for what we have in store! This patch also includes new clothing, shoes, quests, soundtracks and court designs
  • Reduced the difficulty of Wednesday XP Bonanza daily quest
  • Minor fixes and improvements to enhance the overall NBA 2K22 experience

NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.10.0

  • Release date: February 23rd 2022 (North America, Europe) / February 24th 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
GENERAL
  • Season 5 is coming this Friday, February 25th! Stay tuned for what’s new! 
  • Dirk Nowitzki’s retired jersey has been added to the Mavericks arena

Updated player likeness: 

  • Karl Anthony Towns 
  • Kira Lewis Jr. 
  • Duane Washington Jr. 
  • Stromile Swift 
  • Tyrell Terry 
  • Saben Lee 
  • CJ Elleby 
  • Luca Vildoza 
  • Josh Christopher 
  • Quentin Grimes 
  • Pascal Siakam 
  • DaQuan Jeffries 
  • Saddiq Bey 
  • Tyrese Maxey 
  • Tre Jones 
  • Kenyon Martin Jr. 
  • Nah’Shon Hyland 
  • Day’Ron Sharpe 
  • Jason Preston 
  • Neemias Queta 
  • Greg Brown 
  • Sharife Cooper 
  • A’ja Wilson 
  • Natasha Cloud 
  • Elena Delle Donne
GAMEPLAY
  • Fixed a bug with hesitation escapes that allowed ball handlers to travel across the court without properly dribbling the ball 
  • Fixed an issue with Jeremy Lin’s signature size-up that was leading to dropped Pro Stick inputs
  • Improved performance when playing games in The Moat when in the Neighborhood
  • Fixed a rare issue where some users reported loading into a MyCAREER game without baskets
MyTEAM 
  • Various non-gameplay updates in preparation for the MyTEAM Unlimited $250,000 Tournament on March 5th. Watch games live with 2KStreamcast during the Tournament! 
  • Improved the visibility of the Holo effect on Heat Check cards

NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.9.0

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
  • Season 4 is coming this Friday, January 14th!  Are you ready for glory? 

 Updated Player Likeness:

  • NBA
    • Isaac Okoro
    • Malachi Flynn
    • Jalen Johnson
    • Arnoldas Kulboka
    • McKinley Wright IV
    • Mac McClung
    • Luke Jackson
    • Pepe Sanchez
    • Lamond Murray
    • Oliver Miller
    • Grant Long
    • Xavier Tillman
    • Naji Marshall
    • Anthony Lamb
    • Jaden Springer
    • Santi Aldama
    • Isaiah Todd
    • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
    • Devin Booker
    • Killian Hayes
    • Trey Murphy III
    • JT Thor
    • Jared Butler
    • Luka Garza
    • Sandro Mamukelashvili
    • Aaron Wiggins
    • Scottie Lewis
    • Desmond Bane
    • Corey Kispert
  • WNBA 
    • Sabrina Ionescu
    • Yolanda Griffith
    • Candace Parker
GAMEPLAY
  • The user is now required to press the steal button in order to successfully intercept a pass. 
MyCAREER/NEIGHBORHOOD 
  • Continued stability fixes and improvements have been made for the MyCAREER and Neighborhood experiences.

NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.8.0

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
GENERAL
  • Lots of preparation for Season 3 of NBA 2K22, launching this Friday at 8AM PT/11AM ET/4PM GMT!
  • A Gatorade app is now available on the in-game phone when on the cruise ship
  • Slowed down lateral dribble launches and added a shooting penalty that applies for players who zig-zag from side to side excessively before shooting
  • Fixed an issue that was causing ball handlers to hitch and slow down when running in transition
  • Adjusted the Intimidator badge to apply to jump shots in addition to dunks and layups
MyTEAM
  • Fixed an issue with Free Throws not visually tallying points in the in-game Agenda Tracker
  • Prevented Series I Agendas from qualifying for all players in the Agenda Tracker
  • Certain Event Cards will now display their names in Auction Outcomes
  • Addressed a few stats that were not updating in the MyTEAM menus

NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.7.0

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
GENERAL
  • Tightened collision detection to prevent “ghost” charging/blocking fouls during gameplay.
  • Rebirth (and the associated quest) should once again be attainable for those users still looking to properly acquire it.
  • The Gym Rat badge should once again be attainable for those users still looking to acquire it.
  • Addressed an issue with custom jerseys that resulted in invisible players in MyTEAM games.
  • 2020-21 NBA Championship banners have been raised in the Bucks’ Fiserv Forum.
  • Many more fixes included to improve the overall experience of NBA 2K22 across all game modes.

NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.5.0

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
GENERAL
  • Season 2: Build Your Empire for NBA 2K22 starts this Friday at 8AM PT.  Read more about our exciting new additions and changes in the new NBA 2K22 Season 2 Courtside Report.
  • Courts/arenas for the following teams were updated to match recent changes made for the new NBA season:
    • Cleveland Cavaliers
    • Dallas Mavericks
    • Minnesota Timberwolves
    • Phoenix Suns
    • Oklahoma City Thunder (+jumbotron)
    • Toronto Raptors
  • The following players and coaches have received new scans and/or had general likeness updates made to them:
NBA
  • NBA players updated
    • Jonathan Kuminga
    • Franz Wagner
    • Josh Giddey
    • Moses Moody
    • Evan Fournier
    • Jabari Parker
    • Derrick White
    • Payton Pritchard
    • Keon Johnson
    • Tre Mann
    • Cameron Thomas
    • Trey Murphy III
    • Herbert Jones
    • Charles Bassey
    • Scottie Barnes
    • Isaiah Jackson
    • Etan Thomas
    • Derrick Favors
    • LeBron James
    • Steph Curry
    • Tyler Johnson
    • Marvin Bagley III
WNBA
  • WNBA players updated
    • Jessica Breland
    • Erica Wheeler
    • Victoria Vivians
    • Tiffany Mitchell
    • Amanda Zahui B.
    • Sylvia Fowles
    • DeWanna Bonner
    • Stefanie Dolson
    • Bria Holmes
    • Layshia Clarendon
    • Natisha Hiedeman
    • Lauren Cox
    • Ruthy Hebard
    • Crystal Dangerfield
    • Emma Cannon
    • Kysre Gondrezick
    • Chelsey Perry
    • Jasmine Walker
    • Arella Guirantes
    • Dijonai Carrington
    • Stephanie Jones
    • Dana Evans
GAMEPLAY
  • Adjusted the logic for several shooting badges (including Chef, Limitless Spot-Up, Difficult Shots, Circus Threes, Rhythm Shooter, Catch & Shoot, Set Shooter, and Stop and Pop) so that each one triggers under the intended conditions and at the proper shooting ranges
  • Fixed an issue that was allowing shimmy hooks to play from the 3PT line
  • Signature animations will now properly reset after using the Build Tester in MyCAREER
MyTEAM
  • Various improvements and support for Unlimited and Triple Threat Online: The 100
  • Added support for Recurring and Event Exchanges
  • Various additional improvements to The Exchange to improve the overall user experience
  • Fixed an issue with MyCAREER Player Cards being available in unintended modes
  • Added Event Card support for Auction House searches from My Collection
  • Restarting during Skill Challenges should now work as intended
  • Signed Player Cards will no longer have distorted backgrounds in-game
  • Boosts applied to Shoe Cards will now correctly be applied in games
  • Added support for searching for Shoe Colorway Cards by brand in the Auction House
  • Prevented a case where players could accidently select multiple packs at once in MyTEAM: Draft

NBA 2K22 – Ver. 1.4.0

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
  • Continued stability and performance improvements have been made to enhance the overall experience.
  • You now have the ability to obtain Skill Boosts directly from your in-game phone no matter where you are on the Cruise Ship.
  • Perfect Release SFX now have descriptive names to make equipping them a more simplified process.
  • Zoom adjustments to the Broadcast camera, based on community feedback.
  • Addressed an issue where the user would sometimes appear over the ocean when accepting an invite to the Cruise Ship.
  • Slightly increased the ball drop speed in MyTEAM.

How to download updates for NBA 2K22 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for NBA 2K22, 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;

OR

  • 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.


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