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NBA 2K22 Next Gen Sept. 30 Update 1.6 Patch Notes Explained

The latest patch brings plenty of new face scans and/or general likeness updates to players in NBA 2K22 on Next Gen.
The latest patch brings plenty of new face scans and/or general likeness updates to players in NBA 2K22 on Next Gen. / Photo courtesy of 2K

Another week, another encouraging patch for NBA 2K22 Next Gen.

From online MyCareer bug fixes to new face scans and/or general likeness updates, here's a breakdown of the NBA 2K22 Next Gen Sept. 30 Update 1.6 patch notes for those on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

NBA 2K22 Next Gen Sept. 30 Update 1.6 Patch Notes Explained

Here is the list of patch notes for the Sept. 30 update for NBA 2K22 Next Gen:

The City/MyCareer/Pro-Am/Rec

  • Continued stability and performance improvements have been to enhance the overall experience.
  • Resolved an issue with some Kendrick Perkins videos being unavailable to view, preventing the related quests from being completed.
  • Addressed an issue with The Game music quest line that could prevent it from being completed.
  • Fixed an issue with certain dev coach quests in the NBA not starting, and related stats not being tracked correctly.
  • Quests related to personal brand levels will now track properly before reaching the NBA.
  • Made improvements to the draft stock system in MyCareer to better reflect your status.
  • Resolved a hang that could occur when changing badge loadout during shootarounds in the City.
  • Addressed an issue where some players would briefly appear invisible when riding vehicles in the City.
  • Fixed a reported issue with invites after finishing a Pro-Am game as a squad.

General

  • Various improvements to user interface elements in all modes to enhance the overall experience.
  • Resolved a rare disconnect issue in Play With Friends W Online games.

New Face Scans and/or General Likeness

  • Jalen Suggs (new scan)
  • Evan Mobley (new scan)
  • Josh Giddey (new scan)
  • Jonathan Kuminga (new scan)
  • Franz Wagner (new scan)
  • Davion Mitchell (new scan)
  • James Bouknight (new scan)
  • Moses Moody (new scan)
  • Cameron Thomas (new scan)
  • Sabrina Ionescu (new scan)
  • Lexie Brown (new scan)
  • Emma Cannon (new scan)
  • Kahleah Copper (new scan)
  • Arella Guirantes (new scan)
  • Ruthy Hebard (new scan)
  • Teaira McCowan (new scan)
  • Astou Ndour (new scan)
  • Aaliyah Wilson (new scan)
  • LeBron James
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Paul George
  • Evan Fournier
  • John Collins
  • Stephen Curry
  • Larry Drew
  • Joe Harris
  • Richaun Holmes
  • Rodney Hood
  • Lauren Jackson
  • Steve Kerr
  • Pete Maravich
  • Kenyon Martin
  • Jabari Parker
  • Noelle Quinn
  • Bryant Reeves
  • Sheryl Swoopes
  • Anderson Varejao
  • Derrick White
  • Cody Zeller

MyTeam

  • Injuries have been disabled in MyTeam Draft games.
  • Applied shoes and badges should now be working correctly in Domination and Challenge games.
  • Addressed a hang that could occur when calling a play in Triple Threat games.
  • Players are no longer forced to use layup timing in MyTeam Draft games.

It appears the Limitless Spot-Up and Chef Badge buff will have to wait for another patch.

Here are some issues that have been documented across the Twitter timeline and Reddit threads within short notice of the patch's release: