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See How You'll Assemble Your Dream Team In New MyTeam Mode

The next installment of the NBA 2K series includes an ambitious new mode called MyTeam. It lets players draft NBA pros, earn gameplay modifiers, and play against other user-created teams online.

You can purchase new players and all those other extra goodies through booster packs, which are purchased via in-game currency. Players and everything else are ranked in three tiers. You'll have to pay for player salaries when you play against other teams online, so don't think you can draft the best players in the league and call it good. In an interesting angle, players' values will rise and fall depending on their actual performance throughout the season. As producer Erick Boenisch explains it in the embedded video below, it's similar to the stock market in some ways. If you think a player is undervalued, it may make sense to pick him up while he's still a relative bargain.

For information on some of the game's other modes, take a look at our earlier preview.

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  • This sounds similar to the Madden card feature in the Madden series. It's a cool mode for some but I have no interest in it.

  • Ohhhh! Sounds like fun!

  • Looks better than MUT

  • Sounds like Madden Ultimate Team, which I haven't played since the 11 edition.  The salary aspect kind of worries me, because I wonder if you pay the players from currency you collect in game.  That was my biggest critique of Ultimate Mode.

  • I don't normally buy basketball games but this it sounds very tempting.

  • Looks cool.I still want a 1 on 1 mode though.

  • I probably won't touch this mode. I'm dedicating my time into My Career and maybe Association and Creating A Legend if it's in there.

  • "We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else."
    - John Wooden
  • this looks interesting, but im just curious on the MyPlayer mode, and if their is legends mode of something like the mj finest moments back in nba 2k11 , i thought was just great, re-living those memories all over . i would like to see a MyCrib , where you can customize it to your likes and fave team and so on.with mini arcade games.And also im hoping 2k steps up and makes a nba 2K for the PS VITA SOON. its either them or ea that will do vita need a basketball game now.But im looking forward to playing nba 2k13 .

  • Sounds like FIFA Ultimate Team...

  • Glad to see them changing stuff up.