The 2K team is taking a bit of a different approach to the soundtrack for this year’s game. NBA 2K22 unveils a brand new “Seasons” integration system, along with tracks from some of music’s biggest artists. Travis Scott, Megan Thee Stallion, Metro Boomin, Freddie Gibbs, Dreamville, Nas, and bassist extraordinaire Thundercat, are all featured. Along with many more.
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“Basketball and music are so intertwined and have become an integral part of our game,” said Alfie Brody, Vice President of Global Marketing for NBA 2K. “NBA 2K has become a global platform for music discovery and that continues with NBA 2K22. This year, we are creating a dynamic soundtrack, complete with early access to unreleased tracks, new artists, and opportunities for fans to become part of the experience and solidify their place in video game history.”
In NBA 2K22 new songs will be added to the soundtrack on the first Friday of each new season. Additions will vary from high-profile artists to up-and-coming artists trying to make a name. Video games can serve as a great way to discover new music. 2K will have more to share on this later this month.
“We’ve built NBA 2K to be one of the gold standards for video game soundtracks,” said David Kelley, Senior Manager, Partnerships & Licensing at 2K. “This year, the opportunity to evolve the experience for players by creating moments where we can debut and share incredible new music is another step toward how we are bringing together the real-world of basketball culture with our game through music, not only through well-known artists, but also providing our players an opportunity to get in the game and showcase their own talents.”
The all-new producer series gives gamers a shot at showcasing their musical talent. According to Visual Concepts, a Beats Pack will be integrated into NBA 2K22. This gives the 2K community the opportunity to lay down their best verses over a beat of their choice. More details on the Producer Series will be made available closer to launch.
The leading basketball sim is available on all platforms September 10. Players can experience all the music available in-game at launch and beyond on the official NBA 2K22 soundtrack playlist.