NBA 2K24 Nov 27 update patch notes: Season 3 changes, MyCareer overhaul, more

Jake Nichols
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The latest NBA 2K24 update has arrived and brings a bunch of new features, enhancements, and much-needed fixes for players on both new-gen and current-gen.

The NBA 2K24 November 27 update is the first significant change to the game since the game’s 1.4 update on October 10. As the NBA 2K community gears up for the NBA 2K24 Season 3, launching on December 1, this update is a massive step in improving the game.

This update noticeably focuses on gameplay improvements, focusing on areas such as shot coverage detection, player movements, and in-game strategies. Beyond gameplay, significant upgrades have been made to popular modes like The City and MyCAREER. The City now boasts improved performance and stability, promising smoother online interactions, while MyCAREER has undergone several tweaks to quests and progression systems.

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Catch all of the NBA 2K24 November 27 update patch notes below, detailing all the changes and new features coming with the latest update.

Full NBA 2K24 November 27 update patch notes: All changes

NEW GEN

GENERAL

  • Preparations for NBA 2K24 Season 3, launching on Friday, December 1st, at 8AM PT/11AM ET/4PM BST. Stay tuned for what we have in store!
  • Resolved visual issues that could occur when customizing parts of some created arenas
  • Spaces are now allowed in on-court text when customizing an arena
  • The logo on the shorts for the Utah Jazz home, away, and secondary uniforms has been adjusted for accuracy
  • The sponsor patch has been updated on the uniforms for the following teams:
  • Charlotte Hornets
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Miami Heat
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • New York Knicks
  • Washington Wizards
  • The following players have had general likeness updates or adjustments made:
  • LaMelo Ball (tattoo/hair update)
  • Maya Caldwell (new player scan)
  • Rhyne Howard (new player scan)
  • Marine Johannes (new player scan)
  • Nikolina Milic (new player scan)
  • Naz Hillmon (new player scan)
  • Iliana Rupert (new player scan)
  • Nyara Sabally (new player scan)
  • Victaria Saxton (new player scan)
  • NaLyssa Smith (new player scan)
  • Kristy Wallace (new player scan)
  • Jalen Williams (tattoo update)
  • Jocelyn Willoughby (new player scan)
  • Additional work has been done to better support the NBA In-Season Tournament
  • All 30 custom floors have been added to the game
  • Related UI and general visibility during the season have been greatly improved
  • IST in-game presentation elements have been added/enhanced
  • NOTE: The IST is available to play in the initial season in new saves, and in subsequent seasons in existing saves
  • The All-Star Game has been changed back to the traditional East-West format to match the changes for the upcoming 2024 NBA All-Star game.
  • NOTE: This change will be present in the initial season in new saves, and in subsequent seasons in existing saves

GAMEPLAY

  • Fixed an issue that was causing inadvertent basket interference violations when dunking
  • Reduced the frequency of lost ball fumbles when ball handlers collide with defenders
  • Tweaked “Bad Block Attempt” teammate grade logic
  • Increased the defensive movement speed gap relating to Lateral Quickness
  • Fixed a rare issue that was causing some layups to “block themselves” which led to missed easy layup attempts
  • Defensive reactions (including anklebreakers) will no longer be played on simple dribble stop animations
  • Fixed an exploit that allowed double-dribbles with certain emotes

CITY/PRO-AM/REC/THEATER

  • Many improvements to performance, stability, and visuals have been made to enhance the overall experience in the City
  • The quest requirements for joining an affiliation have been lowered to allow users to more easily join their affiliation of choice
  • Players will now retain their badge progression in the REC when all opposing players quit at the end of the game
  • Addressed an issue that could cause players on opposing teams to be wearing the same uniforms in REC games
  • Resolved an issue preventing certain camera settings from carrying over between games in the City
  • Fixed a rare disconnect that could occur in Starting 5 games

MyCAREER/QUESTS/PROGRESSION

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  • Multiple fixes and adjustments have been made to improve the overall quest experience and ensure proper progression and quest completion throughout the mode
  • Continued updates have been made to the visuals and flow for in-game record breaking performances
  • Fixed a hang that could occur in gameplay following certain record-breaking cinematic sequences
  • Resolved an issue causing the record for 3PM in a season to be re-celebrated each game when the total got exceptionally high
  • Addressed an issue that could cause GOAT moments specific to the rookie season to be triggered in later seasons
  • The “Team Takeover – Player Lock” option will now correctly persist between games and saves
  • Fixed an issue that could cause user-customized rotations to get reset going into NBA games
  • Made improvements to simulated games to better replicate MyPLAYER’s stats earned in played games
  • Resolved a rare hang that could occur during Test Build games when playing with specific teams
  • Completing the Level 4 objectives for the Puma and Under Armour endorsement deals will now properly earn the expected rewards
  • Fixed a rare issue that could prevent the 7th game in a series from being played in the Playoffs
  • Resolved an occasional hang that could occur when accessing the Endorsements menu

MyTEAM

  • Various improvements and updates have been made to menus throughout MyTEAM
  • In Triple Threat modes, crowd members will no longer walk on to the court when the ball is on the opposite side, and they will not preemptively rush the court before game point
  • Substituted players will now properly receive active Coach Boosts
  • Addressed an issue preventing certain Coach Boosts from triggering in valid situations
  • Fixed a rare situation where the in-game Agenda Tracker would not accurately report current progress
  • Resolved an issue in Clutch Time that could cause the next game played to not count
  • Fixed a rare hang that could occur during Triple Threat Challenge gameplay
  • Ensured the correct shoe is applied to a Player Card when multiple of the same Shoe Card is owned
  • Fixed an issue preventing adjusted Team Communication settings from being used in multiplayer game modes

MyNBA/THE W

  • Various stability fixes and improvements have been made for MyNBA, MyNBA Online, and The W
  • Addressed an issue in MyNBA that could inadvertently allow ineligible players to be signed to contract extensions in the offseason
  • Made an additional change to prevent certain players in MyNBA from being updated to younger heads rather than older ones when an age likeness update occurs
  • Fixed a rare hang that could occur during gameplay in MyNBA when playing with an imported created player on a customized expansion team
  • The Potential column now sorts correctly when doing a Fantasy Draft in both MyNBA and MyWNBA
  • The Admin Activity Log menu has been added to MyNBA Online
  • Support for contract extensions has been added to MyNBA Online
  • Resolved a hang that could occur in the offseason in MyNBA Online during the Player Progression period when a roster menu is accessed
  • Fixed a hang that could occur in the offseason in MyNBA Online during an expansion draft when starting in a past era
  • The Bet on Woman trophy in The W will now properly unlock when completed.

CURRENT GEN

GENERAL

  • Preparations for NBA 2K24 Season 3, launching on Friday, December 1st, at 8AM PT/11AM ET/4PM BST.

GAMEPLAY

  • Better shot coverage detection for OPEN vs. WIDE OPEN
  • Fixed an issue where there was sometimes unexpectedly high defensive coverage with dunks and layups

MyCAREER

  • Fixed an issue where the save sometimes shows the OVR as 98 instead of 99
  • Fixed a rare crash when entering the ball trail menu
  • Fixed an issue when equipping headphones while wearing specific clothing combinations would cause the player to turn invisible
  • Fixed an issue where players were sometimes unable to rotate their player when trying on clothing in shops
  • Fixed multiple clothing and shoe related issues
  • Fixed an issue where face paint would not display properly on players using face scan data

MyTEAM

  • Various improvements and updates have been made to menus throughout MyTEAM
  • Substituted players will now properly receive active Coach Boosts
  • Addressed an issue preventing certain Coach Boosts from triggering in a valid situation
  • Fixed rare situations where the in-game Agenda Tracker would not accurately report current progress
  • In Clutch Time, fixed an issue that would cause the next game played to not count
  • Fixed a rare hang that could occur during Triple Threat Challenge gameplay
  • Ensured the correct shoe is applied to a Player Card when multiple of the same Shoe Card is owned

OTHER

  • Numerous other minor fixes and improvements to enhance the overall NBA 2K24 experience.

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