All You Need to Know About NBA 2K17
Developed by Visual Concepts, NBA 2K17 is a basketball simulation video game. It is the continuer of NBA 2K16 and the 17th chapter in the NBA 2K franchise. NBA 2K17 is developed by 2K Sports. NBA 2K17 was released on September 29 (2016) for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3. Those, who pre-ordered the game, received it on September 25 (2016), players may also buy companion app called MyNBA2K17. On October 14 (2016), mobile version for Android and iOS came out.
There are 3 different covers for NBA 2K17. In the first cover there is Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans, another has Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and there is James Harden of the Houston Rockets. featured on the last one. NBA 2K17 special edition cover features Michael Jordan. There are 3 additional cover versions for France, Germany and Spain. The French version of NBA 2K17 has Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs on the cover, German version has Dennis Schröder of the Atlanta Hawks and the Spanish game cover includes Pau Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies and Chicago Bulls.
NBA 2K17 imitates the experience of the National Basketball Association. Game fans can play NBA games both with real or created players and teams. Players are given an opportunity to create their own players starting from their physical appearance, attributes and skill set. There are also options to create, build and customize your own teams in NBA 2K17. There are various modes in the game: MyCareer, MyTeam and standard games. There are options to play regular season NBA games, Summer League games, playoff games and others. NBA 2K17 players can also simulate Euroleague with Euroleague teams.
The soundtrack of the game includes 50 different tracks and was curated by DJ Premier, DJ Mustard, and DJ Khaled.
Spike Lee, American film director, made a huge contribution in the development of NBA 2K17 MyCareer mode. His goal was to make it more story-focused than ever before. So Spike Lee followed and documented experiences of real professional basketball players. Some improvements were added to NBA 2K17: full body scanning, better aesthetics.
The release of NBA 2K17 was met with positive reactions. The overall presentation of the game and gameplay, large amount of content and new features were evaluated positively by many critics. Although, NBA 2K17 received some criticism on its changes in controls, lack of tutorials and the presence of microtransactions.
NBA 2K17 sold more than 4 million copies in its first week. NBA 2K17 is the ancestor to NBA 2K18