NBA 2K22 Patch Update 1.6 Fixes Player Likenesses, Kendrick Perkins Videos, and More

Another update has arrived for gamers with NBA 2K22 on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles. Known as NBA 2K22 patch update 1.6, the latest notes show a variety of fixes arrived for the game. Not only were there the “continued stability & performance improvements” but numerous likeness updates as well as resolved glitches and more. Here are the latest details on what’s new with 2K22’s Patch Update 1.6 as it fixed The City, MyCareer, and more.

What are the fixes in NBA 2K22 Patch Update 1.6?

Glitches aren’t a rarity in video games, and the NBA 2K22 patch update 1.6 addresses quite a few issues for PS5 and Xbox Series X. For example, there were Kendrick Perkins videos that gamers were unable to view to complete certain quests. Those should be working now.

Another issue would make it seem that players were invisible when riding vehicles in The City mode of the game. Per the patch notes, that should be fixed. So should the issue with the game hanging when gamers were changing the badge loadout during shootarounds in The City.

There was also a fix made to the draft stock system in MyCAREER mode, so it should reflect a MyPlayer’s status better now. Read below for the complete list of what was fixed.

  • Continued stability and performance improvements have been to enhance the overall experience.
  • Resolved an issue with some Kendrick Perkins videos being unavailable to view, preventing the related quests from being completed.
  • Addressed an issue with The Game music quest line that could prevent it from being completed.
  • Fixed an issue with certain dev coach quests in the NBA not starting, and related stats not being tracked correctly.
  • Quests related to personal brand levels will now track properly before reaching the NBA.
  • Made improvements to the draft stock system in MyCAREER to better reflect your status.
  • Resolved a hang that could occur when changing badge loadout during shootarounds in the City.
  • Addressed an issue where some players would briefly appear invisible when riding vehicles in the City.
  • Fixed a reported issue with invites after finishing a Pro-Am game as a squad.

The patch became available just recently and should update upon the next time starting the game up, as long as the game console is connected to the internet.

NBA rookies and WNBA players get likeness updates

Rookies have yet to set foot on the court in the NBA, but several didn’t have their 2K22 likenesses looking accurate ahead of their debuts. Those rookies who needed updates may now look closer to accurate. Among them are James Bouknight, Jalen Suggs, Evan Mobley, Josh Giddey, and Jonathan Kuminga.

  • Jalen Suggs (new scan)
  • Evan Mobley (new scan)
  • Josh Giddey (new scan)
  • Jonathan Kuminga (new scan)
  • Franz Wagner (new scan)
  • Davion Mitchell (new scan)
  • James Bouknight (new scan)
  • Moses Moody (new scan)
  • Cameron Thomas (new scan)

A number of WNBA players also received new scans in the game including Sabrina Ionescu, Aaliyah Wilson, and Lexie Brown. Here’s the complete list of current WNBA stars that received scans:

  • Sabrina Ionescu (new scan)
  • Lexie Brown (new scan)
  • Emma Cannon (new scan)
  • Kahleah Copper (new scan)
  • Arella Guirantes (new scan)
  • Ruthy Hebard (new scan)
  • Teaira McCowan (new scan)
  • Astou Ndour (new scan)
  • Aaliyah Wilson (new scan)

Along with the above new scans, NBA 2K22 patch update 1.6 also updated likenesses for stars of the past and present from the NBA and WNBA. Among them are Lebron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Stephen Curry, Lauren Jackson, Pete Maravich, and Sheryl Swoopes.

Check out the full patch notes to see the complete list of updates, as well as the Sept. 22 update that went out last week.

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