The lights are on
2K Games has released a fourth patch for its troubled NBA 2K14. It addresses issues with the MyGM and MyCareer modes, among others.
2K community spokeperson Ronnie 2K wrote a blog post detailing the fixes instituted by the patch. Below is the complete list:
Addressed an issue where some users were unable to load/play any previously saved files.
Addressed an issue where some users were unable to properly negotiate contracts in MyGM.
Users are now able to advance to the next round of the playoffs when playing the series deciding game in MyGM.
Addressed an issue with Friend invites that was preventing some users from entering into Head-to-Head and Team-Up matchmaking.
Corrected a case where the game would exit out after the first change of possession during the Rising Stars challenge in MyCAREER mode.
Improved performance in The Park by fixing a number of hitches that would occur during gameplay.
Fixed an issue where the title would be unresponsive when booted without being signed into a profile.
Fixed an issue where the game would occasionally exit out shortly after boot when there was a large number of content update notifications queued up.
Corrected an issue where thumbnails in the MyPLAYER Store and Dressing Room would fail to appear in some cases.
This patch is for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version of the game. It is currently out on Xbox One and Ronnie 2K promises that the PS4 patch should be out "shortly."
[Source: 2K Blog]
Our Take:While it's good that 2K has kept up its efforts to fix an excellent game that was also very broken at launch, it's a shame that all these technical issues are obscuring the game's quality in the eye's of consumers. Let's hope next year's version runs a lot more smoothly when it hits retail.