NBA 2K22 Update 1.009 Dribbles Out This October 20 (Update)

NBA 2K22 Update 1.009

Visual Concepts has released the NBA 2K22 update 1.009 patch this October 20, which is also out on last-gen as version 1.05. If you’ve been keeping tabs on the game’s patches, the last-gen version has been lagging quite a bit (hence the difference in the versions). Note that this is a big download, so best to clear up some disk space.

NBA 2K22 Update 1.009 Patch Notes:

Update: Visual Concepts has released the complete patch notes!


  • Season 2: Build Your Empire for NBA 2K22 starts this Friday at 8AM PT. Read more about our exciting new additions and changes here in the new NBA 2K22 Season 2 Courtside Report.
  • Various UI updates have been made across all modes to enhance the overall experience.
  • New Real Voice Studio and Real Voice Sideline content has been added to the in-game broadcast presentation.
  • Courts/arenas for the following teams were updated to match recent changes made for the new NBA season:
    • Chicago Bulls
    • Cleveland Cavaliers
    • Dallas Mavericks
    • Miami Heat
    • Minnesota Timberwolves
    • Phoenix Suns
    • Oklahoma City Thunder
    • San Antonio Spurs
    • Toronto Raptors
    • Various G League teams
  • The following players and coaches have received new scans and/or had general likeness updates made to them:
    • Lindsay Allen (new scan)
    • Scottie Barnes (new scan)
    • Dijonai Carrington (new scan)
    • Keon Johnson (new scan)
    • Stephanie Jones (new scan)
    • Tre Mann (new scan)
    • Davion Mitchell (new scan)
    • Kelsey Mitchell (new scan)
    • Trey Murphy III (new scan)
    • Chiney Ogwumike (new scan)
    • Karlie Samuelson (new scan)
    • Alperen Sengun (new scan)
    • Jasmine Walker (new scan)
    • Kostas Antetokounmpo
    • Khem Birch
    • Steve Clifford
    • Dana Evans
    • Cheryl Ford
    • Jerami Grant
    • Brandon Ingram
    • Lisa Leslie
    • Ivory Latta
    • Kenyon Martin
    • Rodney McGruder
    • Taj McWilliams-Franklin
    • Chris Mullin
    • Deanna Nolan
    • Ticha Penicheiro
    • Kim Perrot
    • Pascal Siakam
    • Marcus Smart
    • Katie Smith
    • John Stockton
    • Penny Taylor
    • Lonnie Walker IV


  • Reduced the frequency of stumbles after dunks, as requested by the community
  • Made some improvements to double team and switch logic on defense
  • Adjusted the logic for several shooting badges (including Chef, Limitless Spot-Up, Difficult Shots, Circus Threes, Rhythm Shooter, Catch & Shoot, Set Shooter, and Stop and Pop) so that each one triggers under the intended conditions and at the proper shooting ranges
  • Players can now dunk more frequently in certain situations even when not using the skill dunk mechanic
  • Locked the Y-position of the shot meter while in the act of shooting to make it easier to read
  • Fake passes will no longer turn into unwanted bounce passes if triggered during a pump fake
  • Fixed an issue where you could transition from a post hop shot away from the rim and into a running self alley-oop towards the rim
  • Adjusted collision detection on certain take charge animations to prevent unwanted collisions
  • Fixed an issue where shimmy hooks could be played from the 3PT line
  • Resolved a rare issue where the AI could get caught in an unintentional size-up move
  • Addressed a community-reported issue where the AI could get stuck attempting several fake passes in a row
  • Technical free throws will no longer be incorrectly awarded on defensive off-ball fouls in the last 2 minutes of a game
  • Gameplan will now be properly turned off when the user turns ACE off in the menu


  • Many continued improvements to performance and stability have been made to enhance the overall experience
  • Addressed issues with invites and voice chat as reported by the community
  • You can now properly access the courts in the Gatorade Training Facility while in a squad
  • Your MyPLAYER will now wear the proper shoes when playing in Pro-Am games
  • Resolved some issues with Pro-Am recruit stats not always displaying correctly
  • You can now wear purchased items out of pop-up stores in the City


  • Multiple fixes and adjustments have been made to improve the overall quest experience
  • Fixed a rare issue preventing certain users from becoming the starter at the expected time in Toe The Line quest
  • The Edit Playbooks menu will now properly be available when the associated quest is completed
  • Resolved some issues that were preventing certain stat-related and season-long quests from correctly tracking and completing
  • Addressed some issues with endorsement contracts and the associated rewards
  • Fixed an issue with the Suggest Free Agents menu not working correctly after unlocking it via the associated quest
  • The Belle of the Ball achievement will now correctly unlock when completed
  • Resolved some issues with the reward collection from the buildings purchased in the Music and Fashion arcs


  • Various improvements and support for Unlimited and Triple Threat Online: The 100
  • Added support for Recurring and Event Exchanges
  • Various additional improvements to The Exchange to improve the overall user experience
  • Made several improvements to Ball Drops
  • Added Event Card support for Auction House searches from My Collection
  • Signed Player Cards will no longer have distorted backgrounds in-game
  • Certain player stats like overall record will now display correctly in menus
  • Boosts applied to Shoe Cards will now correctly be applied in games
  • Added support for searching for Shoe Colorway Cards by brand in the Auction House
  • Timers in the Pack Market will now display the proper amount of days remaining
  • Restarting during Skill Challenges should now work as intended
  • Fixed setting lineups in Triple Threat Play With Friends
  • Addressed an issue that prevented players from viewing the opponent’s starting lineup before online games
  • Prevented a situation where players could accidentally select multiple packs at once in MyTEAM: Draft


  • Various stability fixes and improvements have been made for MyNBA, MyNBA Online, and The W
  • Training and Conditional Coaching are now properly supported in MyNBA Online
  • The various financial-related menus and additional trade options are now accessible in MyNBA Online
  • Ticker scroll speeds have been reduced, as requested by the community
  • Generated players now no longer default to having slow shot-timing
  • You can now edit tendencies for players in draft classes
  • Fixed a hang that could occur in the offseason when toggling between user-controlled teams
  • Resolved an issue with certain downloaded draft classes that could cause problems when simulating ahead in the season
  • Resolved an issue with the broadcast camera when used in certain WNBA arenas
  • Addressed an issue in The W that could prevent users from passing the ball during an inbound despite having Full Team Control on

Visual Concepts has not released the official patch notes just yet, though we’re expecting that to change within the day, as the studio usually releases the changelog during the afternoon (ET).

The last update for next-gen platforms (1.008), came out earlier this month, and was for specific fixes, which you can read about here. Given the different version numbers, we’ve split off the last-gen and current-gen patch notes, and if you’re looking for last-gen notes (PS4, Xbox One), you can do so here.

Outside of that, given today is the start of the NBA season, expect something tied in to that. Once we know more, we’ll be sure to update the post. If you spot any gameplay-related changes, pr other fixes, let us know what you find down in the comments.

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