Top Games

NBA 2K22 Update 1.9 Patch Notes Explained: Current and Next Gen

The latest patch brings gameplay fixes, player likeness updates, and more in preparation for the Season 4 launch in NBA 2K22 on Current and Next Gen.
The latest patch brings gameplay fixes, player likeness updates, and more in preparation for the Season 4 launch in NBA 2K22 on Current and Next Gen. / Image courtesy of 2K

The latest major patch for NBA 2K22 is dropping this week in anticipation of the launch of NBA 2K22 Season 4.

For those ready for Season 4 to officially go live this Friday, Jan. 14, here's a breakdown of the NBA 2K22 Update 1.9 patch notes for Current Gen and Next Gen.

NBA 2K22 Update 1.9 Patch Notes Explained: Current Gen

Here is the list of patch notes for the 1.9 update for NBA 2K22 Current Gen:

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 Update 1.9 Patch Notes Explained: Next Gen

Here is the list of patch notes for the 1.9 update for NBA 2K22 Next Gen:

General

  • New Scans: Rebecca Allen, Juhann Begarin, Monique Billings, Brandon Boston Jr., Cierra Burdick, Justin Champagnie, Natasha Cloud, Elena Delle Donne, Blake Dietrick, Chelsea Dungee, Candice Dupree, Megan Gustafson, Tyasha Harris, Bria Hartley, Sam Hauser, Walt Hopkins, Betnijah Laney, Isaiah Livers, Marina Mabrey, Erica McCall, Kia Nurse, Shey Peddy, Katie Lou Samuelson, Day’Ron Sharpe, Jericho Sims, Odyssey Sims, Stephanie Talbot, Alyssa Thomas, Brodric Thomas, Isaiah Todd, Kia Vaughn, Megan Walker, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, Duane Washington Jr., Sydney Wiese, Courtney Williams
  • General Updates: Jaylen Brown, Mike D'Antoni, Ayo Dosunmu, Mitch Kupchak, Eric Money, Candace Parker, Jordan Poole, Otto Porter Jr., Derrick Rose, Jeff Ruland, Steve Stipanovich
  • Tattoo Updates: Saddiq Bey, Aaron Henry, DaQuan Jeffries, Tre Jones, Saben Lee, Scottie Lewis, Sandro Mamukelashvili, Naji Marshall, Jaden McDaniels, Sean McDermott, Leilani Mitchell, Paul Reed, Terry Rozier, D'Angelo Russell, Lamar Stevens, Xavier Tillman, McKinley Wright IV

Gameplay

  • Added more variety to the CPU play calling
  • The user is now required to press the steal button in order to successfully intercept a pass

City/Pro-Am/Rec

  • Various stability and performance improvements have been made throughout the City

MyCareer/Quests

  • Continued fixes and adjustments have been made to improve the overall quest experience and ensure that all quests are tracking and completing properly
  • Fixed a rare issue that could cause long loading times going into the first affiliation game on the Knights rooftop court

MyTeam

  • Resolved an end of game issue when Clutch Time games ended with a sudden death free throw in overtime
  • Addressed occasional clipping issues that could occur with certain cameras in Clutch Time games

MyNBA/The W

  • Continued stability fixes and improvements have been made for MyNBA, MyNBA Online, and The W