First Free DLC for NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Adds Halloween Surprises, A New Playground, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and More
NEW YORK – Oct. 25, 2018 – 2K today announced the release of the first of many planned free DLCs for NBA 2K Playgrounds 2, the acclaimed two-on-two arcade basketball game from developer Saber Interactive for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC.
This new update, available today on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC, and on Switch at a later date, introduces an exciting Halloween playground, an assortment of Halloween-themed outfits (available via Swag Pack unlocks), a new lottery pick called the Ankle Breaker, and one truly frightful sight for your opponents: the addition of all-time great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to NBA 2K Playgrounds 2’s roster of unlockable players. A new trailer released today shows off all the fun surprises players can expect.
Today’s free update also features a number of improvements and balance changes cultivated from player feedback post-release, including refinements for character speed, blocking rates, and three-pointer percentages, as well as a variety of minor technical fixes to address issues with lag, AI and the shot meter.
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is rated E (Everyone) by the ESRB.
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About Saber Interactive
Based in the U.S., Russia, and Spain, Saber Interactive is an independent developer whose credits include Quake Champions, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo: Master Chief Collection and others. Saber’s NBA Playgrounds is one of the best-selling digital console titles of 2017. The company has multiple development studios across the world making great games and bringing fun interactive experiences to life.
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