2 K Closed the N B A 2 K18 Online Servers2020-01-10 11:02:00
The popular 2-K studio announced that next January 18 it will close the online servers of one of its most successful games, the NBA 2-K18. This cut will affect users of PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch and consoles of the previous generation, PS3 and Xbox 360. In turn, it will not only harm those who wish to play online mode, as it will also have repercussions in offline modes such as MyCareer and MyTeam.
Almost two and a half years after its launch, NBA 2-K18 will be obsolete on January 18. Although the closure of its servers means that the game is affected only in its online mode, as is common in these, the game will be almost null, since the MyCareer and MyTeam modes will also be affected. For its part, the virtual currency with which the game is managed, better known as VC, and which serves to improve the performance of the players and the possibility of buying basketball players to improve the team, will also be void, because it only works with connection to Internet.
If the user has started a game in any of the ways mentioned online, they will not be able to reload it, since the servers will not allow it. Therefore, they will lose all progress made in them. In case you want to have the opportunity to create and one to continue after closing, you must start one from scratch.
The US company statement says: "Any mode within NBA 2-K18 that uses or offers VC will be affected by the shutdown, along with any other function that uses internet connection." In turn, he clarifies that “you can still play fast games locally, as well as the MyCareer and MyTeam modes in their offline version. These will pay SP in places of VC ”.
This news did not cause many smiles in the user community, who had already lived the same with the NBA2-K17, which closed its online activities at the beginning of 2019. In the Reddit forum of the game the complaints are common currency, since life The game was drastically shortened, something not so common in sports games, which usually have more life. This will surely affect the expectations of the players in the medium term with the 2-K game policy, which requires the purchase of a full-price game with an estimated life of around 2 years.
However, the card with which the developer moves is to have the best basketball game on the market. Since breaking into it, the saga sent NBA Live in the shadows. The EA Sports franchise that was literally out of the competition, which did not even allow him to take out a game during this last year. The last edition of NBA 2-K20, entered with the right foot in a matter of sales, since it is one of the best of recent times. The brand new title complements with its modes, graphics and playability, a high quality gaming experience, something that is reflected in its numbers.