To celebrate the tip off of NBA season, NBA 2K20 is now available for free during this weekend’s Free Play Days on Xbox One for all Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, October 24 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through to Sunday, October 27 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.
The next iteration of the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation continues to redefine what’s possible in sports gaming. The game features best in class graphics & gameplay, ground breaking game modes, all 12 WNBA teams and unparalleled player control and customization. Plus, with its immersive open world Neighbourhood, NBA 2K20 is a platform for gamers and ballers to come together and create what’s next in basketball culture.
If you enjoy your time with NBA 2K20 this weekend, you can purchase directly from the Xbox store after the trial finishes.
But before you take to the court, read our top tips and advice on how to make the most of your time in NBA 2K20 this weekend.
Top Tips on Offense:
- Master the shot meter: There are two ways to shoot in NBA 2K, either hold the X button or use the right analog stick and release when the meter fills up. Each player’s meter fills up at different speeds, so master the timings to consistently score on opponents.
- Pick and Roll: Hold LB to have a teammate come and block your opponent, giving you a chance to break free to drive to the rim, or attempt a three-point shot.
Top tips on Defense:
- Protect the Rim: Press Y to attempt a block or if the shot has been missed, claim the rebound with the same button.
- Pick your Opponents Pocket: If an opponent is attempting to get past you, press the X button at the right time to poke the ball free and regain possession.
Don’t miss out on this exciting Free Play Days for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! Learn more about Free Play Days here and stay tuned to Xbox Wire to find out about future Free Play Days and all the latest Xbox gaming news.
See you out on the court!