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NBA 2K22 Update 01.012 Next-Gen Patch Notes Today (January 12)

Season 4 begins this Friday!

January 12, 2022

Season 4 preparations have officially begun as a brand new update for NBA 2K22 was deployed earlier today (January 12), exclusively for next-gen consoles.

Today’s patch is only available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, as the update was previously released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One just a few days ago. However, both updates are to prepare for the release of Season 4 this Friday, but do have some key differences.

If you’re on a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S, here’s everything you need to know surrounding the January 12 NBA 2K22 update.

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NBA 2K22 Season 4

As mentioned previously, both the current and next-gen NBA 2K22 patches are to prepare for the release of Season 4, which is scheduled to release on Friday, January 14th, 2022.

The official theme of the season is yet to be revealed, but a full reveal will likely be announced in the lead up to the release.

Whilst we wait for official details on Season 4, check out all of the changes that were included in the next-gen January X NBA 2K22 update below.

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NBA 2K22 Update 01.012 Patch Notes

Below you will find the official patch notes for the January 12 NBA 2K22 update, which is now available to download on next-gen consoles.


  • Season 4 is coming this Friday, January 14th!  Are you ready for glory?
  • The following players and coaches have received new scans and/or had general likeness or tattoo updates made to them: 
  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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


  • 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


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