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NBA 2K17 aims captures the next generation of gamers


NBA 2K17 was released on September 20, 2016, and is the 18th installment in the NBA 2K Series. 2K is coming off of a strong selling performance with NBA 2K16, selling four million copies within its first week. 2K17 has two editions currently available to consumers, which are the standard edition – featuring the Indiana Pacers star Shooting Guard/ Small Forward Paul George, and the other version – the legend edition which features the future Hall of Fame shooting guard Kobe Bryant.

NBA 2K is constantly evolving with each installment and in 2K17 the developing team has improved the ball control motions to help the players break the ankles of both competitors and the game’s AI. Along with improvements with the ball control players can now tip rebounded balls to open shooters to keep the offense going.

MyCareer mode offers star power with Michael B. Jordan, who can star along with your created player. Career mode also now allows you to do more things in a single day than in previous installments. For example, in the past 2K’s you were only able to practice, go to a sponsored event, or hang out with other NBA stars in a day but in 2K17 you can do more than one activity in a single make your off time more amusing.

In an effort to make the overall gameplay more realistic Visual Concepts, the developing company, has given each arena a unique atmosphere. Different arenas have team specific details in them, different court sounds when dribbling, and some nets now have different sounds when the players make shots. has rated 2K17 an 8.9/10.

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