NBA 2K23 launches today, the opportunity for 2K Sports to also announce the arrival of the new edition of the basketball simulation on Apple Arcade. This version will be called NBA 2K23: Arcade Edition.

NBA 2K23: Arcade Edition promises you the “authentic” experience of NBA 2K23 on devices that support playing the Apple Arcade service.

The Greatest, mode exclusive to this version

In NBA 2K23: Arcade Edition, you can play a new game mode exclusive to this version: The Greatest. This mode brings together twenty legends of American basketball: Devin Booker, Kevin Durant, Luka Doncic, Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal, Dirk Nowitzki, and many others.

In this mode, you will be able to test your skills in different areas, finishing, play-making, defense, etc., against the greatest. And thus discover who is the real GOAT.

Different game modes on the mobile version

This mobile version of NBA 2K23 also promises to be more immersive. First, because legendary NBA commentators and their consultants will be present in the mobile version for the first time. So you’ll hear Kevin Harlan, Brian Anderson, Greg Anthony, Grant Hill and Doris Burke. You will be able to play different game modes on this version:

  • MyCAREER : Start the NBA journey of a MyPLAYER, from a young rookie to an NBA legend. Fans can customize their player with Nike, Jordan or Adidas looks before training on the new outdoor MyCOURT;
  • Mode Association : budding coaches can become the GM or Head Coach of their favorite NBA franchise and create their own dream team;
  • Quick match : Test your skills with an authentic basketball game by choosing your favorite NBA teams and competing against NBA rivals in 5v5 basketball matches, or play street-basketball in 1v1, 3v3 matches, or 5v5 in Blacktop mode;
  • Online Multiplayer : Choose from 30 NBA teams and compete against a friend or play real-time PVP basketball in online matches.

Like all Apple Arcade games, play NBA 2K23: Arcade Edition on iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV. You can use a PlayStation or Xbox controller.

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