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NBA 2K22 Season 7: Return of Heroes Start Time & Release Date

Coming to all supported platforms this Friday!

May 19, 2022

NBA 2K22 players received a brand new update earlier this week, which began speculation that Season 7 was on the way. Shortly after the patch went live, Visual Concepts took to Twitter to confirm the official release date and start time for Season 7: Return of Heroes.

The newest season of NBA 2K22 will feature 76ers star Joel Embiid as the headline athlete for the first time, bringing many exciting new updates to MyCAREER, MyTEAM, and The W Online. The developers have also confirmed that Season 7 will include 10 new songs created by the winners of the “2K Beats: The Search” contest.

If you’re eager to jump into the big ‘Return of Heroes’ update, here’s the official release date and start time for NBA 2K22 Season 7.

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NBA 2K22 Season 7: Return of Heroes Start Time & Release Date

As confirmed by Visual Concepts, the official release date for Season 7 of NBA 2K22 is Friday, May 20th, 2022. The developers have also confirmed the exact start time for NBA 2K22 Season 7, which is set for 8AM PT / 11AM ET / 4PM BST.

Players won’t be required to download a new patch, as updates for both current and next-gen consoles were deployed earlier this week. This means as soon as Season 7 kicks off at the aforementioned date and time, you’ll be ready to jump straight in.

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NBA 2K22 Season 7: Return of Heroes Details

As per a press release sent to DualShockers regarding Season 7 of NBA 2K22, the following major updates will be included with the new season:

  • MyCAREER introduces daring new quests, all-new heroic courts, team-spirited NBA rewards, and more. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC updates include the choice of an Affiliation mascot reward for reaching Level 30, along with an NBA mascot award for reaching Level 40. PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X updates include a random NBA mascot outfit reward for reaching Level 30 and a Jetpack for reaching Level 40, along with a new TKO event, and more. The event rewards include a slew of rewards, consisting of Skill Boosts, Boxing Shorts, Boxing Gloves, and 10,000 VC;
  • MyTEAM includes Playoff Agendas, recreated moments based on big playoff performances, a LVL 40 Invincible Anthony Edwards, and hand-drawn hero cards featuring current players and Legends. Additionally, Murals are back, with Hero Galaxy Opal Zion Williamson as the Level 1 reward and Invincible Joel Embiid as the Challenger Mural’s collection complete reward. Lastly, a new Season Rewind Domination tier will be added to MyTEAM, where players can compete against the MyTEAM-best versions of the current NBA’s rosters for MyTEAM Points, Tokens, Hall of Fame badges, and an Invincible Tim Hardaway for earning all 99 Stars; 
  • The W* features a pair of former college teammates and WNBA legends as Hall of Fame tier rewards: Tamika Catchings and Chamique Holdsclaw. Other rewards include a Takeover Perk Picker, 2K Breakthrough Gear, Extra Badge Point, 4,000 total VC, a Seasonal Clothing Bundle, and a Tattoo;

To find out more, check out the official Courtside Report here.

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