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NBA 2K22 update 1.7 patch notes: Gym Rat & Rebirth fixes

One of the main victories 2K has with NBA 2K22 is attention to detail and they live in constant learning as the patch update 1.7 has been dropped for both generations of the game.
NBA 2K22 update 1.7 patch notes: Gym Rat & Rebirth fixes

NBA 2K22 has been a success in many departments with hoopers enjoying the game's revamped game mechanics, with the on-the-court look and feel better than ever.

But no video game is ever a done deal and  developers, 2K Sports, has vowed to keep on improving the game throughout the season.

As part of that strategy, the latest update has been released for both current and next-gen version of the game, here is everything you need to know..

NBA 2K22 1.7 update

NBA 2K22 Patch Notes Team
Attention to detail is important for the people in 2K as some teams will even get arena changes to reflect their NBA season counterpart. (Picture: 2K Sports)

To start, we will go over the current gen changes in this patch. We will again see the “Rebirth” quest and the “Gym Rat” badge that players were begging to come back, so now you can go ahead and complete and acquire them in MyCareer or MyTeam.

Apart from that we will enjoy a refurbished collision detection system to prevent “ghost” fouls and they have also fixed issues with invisible custom apparel in MyTeam as part of the current gen changes.

For Xbox Series X|S and PS5 we will see changes in the game presentations as new voice lives have been added for the game broadcasters as well as the sideline reporters.

Also, arenas around the league have been modified to become more like their real counterparts, some of the teams that have benefited from this change include:

  • Chicago Bulls
  • Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Miami Heat
  • Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Phoenix Suns
  • Oklahoma City Thunder
  • San Antonio Spurs
  • Toronto Raptors
NBA 2K22 Gym Rat Badge
The Gym Rat badge will be back online for players to acquire. (Picture: 2K Sports)

Gameplay changes are also included, with fixes certain things like players stumbling after a running dunk or the switch logic on defence while playing pick and rolls.

Small fixes and stabilization changes were made for all main game modes like MyCareer, MyTeam and MyNBA so players will enjoy a better experience no matter which way the like to play the game.

If you want to check out every change made to the game we encourage you to visit the 2K official website to read everything that has been improved in NBA 2K22.


Make sure to also give a look at our dedicated section as we will bring you everything you need to know about every NBA 2K release, news, MyTeam tips and more.

Featured image courtesy of 2K Sports.