NBA 2K23 is set to release on September 9 and many fans of the franchise are looking forward to playing the next-gen version of the new game. Despite years of players asking for the next-gen version to be available on the PC and Nintendo Switch, the NBA 2K website confirmed that it would not be coming this year.
The NBA 2K website recently posted a FAQ section on their website that addresses some of the most common questions about the upcoming game. One of the questions on the website asks about the plans for next generation versions on the two consoles, in which the answer says that “This is something the team is passionate about and will continue to investigate what is possible for the franchise in the future. For now, the focus was on assuring NBA 2K23 was optimized for the new consoles” It continues by saying that they will also be” making sure the experience remains fresh and innovative for players on other platforms.”
The news that the next generation versions of the game will not be available on all consoles is surely disappointing news for those playing on PC and Switch. The next generation versions of NBA 2K games have been requested by those playing on these consoles for some time, but 2K did confirm that they will be working to bring those versions soon.
As the release date nears closer for NBA 2K23 there have already been many confirmations about the upcoming game, including the pre order rewards for those who choose to buy the game early. There are five editions of the game, with each edition offering various rewards for anyone who chooses to pre order. Every year’s release of a new NBA 2K brings a lot of excitement for fans of the popular franchise, and the release of NBA 2K23 is looking like it will not be different.