Before a title like NBA 2K17 launches, everyone dreams of being a virtual superstar in the game. They picture themselves investing hours on creating the right player for their needs and improving him over time. They picture themselves winning games with buzzer-beater shots and having the crowd go wild. Unfortunately, that isn’t every player’s reality. Some don’t have the time the game requires to get to that level. These are the people who need NBA 2K17 cheats and hacks.
NBA 2K17 only launched on Xbox One, PS4 and Windows PCs this September. The game is stuffed full of new mechanics and upgrades. The all-new MyCareer puts players at the forefront of another rise to league stardom from humble beginnings. There’s Off-Days and new ways to earn Virtual Currency. Developer Visual Concepts also packed in hundreds of smaller upgrades to MyPark, MyTeam and MyLeague. League Expansion allows users to expand their league beyond its core teams with templates made by 2K developers or by creating their own.
It’s still early in the game’s life, but we’re starting to see a few NBA 2K17 cheats and hacks. If you don’t have the time to invest in the game’s many different modes, you can use these as shortcuts.
NBA 2K17 Cheats & Hacks: MyLeague VC Glitch
Introduced to the franchise years ago, NBA 2K17’s Virtual Currency system runs basically unchanged from previous versions. At least, the idea for VC has remained the same. Through participating in the game’s many modes, you get VC that you can invest in your MyPlayer for ability upgrades and cosmetic upgrades.
Read: How to get NBA 2K17 VC
The game offers ways to get VC as quickly as possible. You can purchase them with real money directly from the Xbox Store and PlayStation Store. A new NBA 2K17 cheat making the rounds on YouTube allows gamers to stack Virtual Currency from the title’s MyLeague and MyGM Modes.
Community members who’ve tried the cheat confirm that it works, but that it also comes with a temporary ban by Visual Concepts now. Use it at your own risk.
NBA 2K17 Cheats & Hacks: 2KTV Unlock
NBA 2KTV lets you answer questions after each episode for unlocks. Though not specifically a hack or cheat, it is handy just the same. Simply finishing the video and answer questions provides the unlocks.
Any Answer, mismatch, Toronto All-Star Weekend, #32, Any Answer, Any Answer, 18.3 PPG, 2012 with NBA 2K13 and Any Answer is the proper setup of answers for the first episode.
NBA 2K17 Cheats & Hacks: Locker Codes
NBA 2K17 Locker Codes gift users some one-time upgrades with an alpha-numeric code. 2K Games plans to start posting codes to its Facebook and Twitter pages as fun community rewards. It was rumored that a number of the Locker Codes from past games may work on this game, according to The Gamers Drop.
- IWATCHEDNBA2KTV unlocks 1,000 in Virtual Currency. (Does not work)
- KEEPTHECHANGE unlocks 750 in Virtual Currency. (Does not work)
- PARKSSWAG unlocks 500 in Virtual Currency. (Does not work)
- SHOOT2MUCH500 unlocks 500 in Virtual Currency. (Does not work)
- #2KTVPOSTSEASON unlocks 1,000 in Virtual Currency. (Does not work)
- BETTERTHANAGIFTCARD unlocks 2,000 in Virtual Currency. (Does not work)
- PAYRESPECT unlocks ABA Ball. (Does not work)
- #2KTVHEYGUYS unlocks a 2KTV Shirt for your MyPlayer character. (Does not work)
We can confirm that this rumor is false. No codes that we’ve found are valid in the game yet.
NBA 2K17 Cheats & Hacks: Virtual Currency Glitch (New)
By adding virtual currency to your cart, then choosing to cancel and accept at the same time, YouTuber Honsyy2k has managed to find what he describes as a pretty reliable way to glitch the game into giving you virtual currency. As with all the other hacks and cheats for NBA 2K17, it’s a good idea to be careful with this one.
Why You Might Want to Stay Away from NBA 2K17 Cheats & Hacks
Locker Codes are one thing, but keep in mind what you risk by using NBA 2K17 cheats and hacks.
The reality is that a large portion of the 2K experience relies on having access to online servers, servers that you could wind up without access to if you’re caught cheating in the game. In an ideal world. You wouldn’t use any of these cheats. If you are going to use them, know that you run the risk of ruining your experience with the game permanently. Where there is a cheat or a hack posted, be sure to read the comments. Look for users posting how successful the cheat was for them.
If a cheat has a website that requires you to provide a username or password, don’t attempt it. If you think a site looks shady, leave immediately.
Gotta Be Mobile will continue to update this list of NBA 2K17 cheats and hacks over time.