The reveal of NBA 2K22 could be close and here is what we know about the game. Thanks to the tracks that have been coming in recently, it looks like 2K Games is ready to start promoting the next installment in its popular basketball simulation franchise. Despite the fact that the game was developed under the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, NBA 2K22 presents a better opportunity for the developer to harness the power of next-generation consoles. While we wait for an official announcement, it's time to review everything we know about this upcoming release. Last News Revelation imminent? - 12th of July On July 9, 2K released a clue that tells us that the reveal of the game will take place 5 days after that date. If it becomes true, this means that on Wednesday, July 14, we will know the first official details of NBA 2K22. In addition, a second track seems to confirm that Kevin Durant will be on the cover, making the leak of the special edition that emerged a few days ago more true. Read more: How much does NBA 2K22 cost? Release date The leaked cover of the special edition reveals that NBA 2K22 is scheduled to go on sale on Friday, September 10, 2021, meeting its usual release window. The title will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S. At the moment it is unknown if Nintendo Switch users will receive the opportunity to play it. Trailer The NBA 2K series always kicks off the excitement with a massive trailer that allows players a brief look at the game, its release date, and possibly even the reveal of the cover star. Although we're a long way from the first NBA 2K22 trailer, meanwhile, gamers can enjoy the next-gen graphics and gameplay of NBA 2K21 as a massive jump overall. Cover star For the normal edition, this is usually starring a current star of the game. Some candidates who have not yet been on the cover of NBA 2K include Luka Doncic, Nikola Jokic, Trae Young, and Bradley Beal. On the other hand, the cover for this year's special edition has already been leaked and you can see it below: As you can see, this one features Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Demo If NBA 2K22 development follows the pattern of previous releases, players should expect a demo of NBA 2K22 in August 2021. This will give players enough time to test the game, and if it is similar to the NBA 2K21 demo, it will allow players to try out new builds of MyPLAYER. Wish list NBA 2K21 was an outright success, releasing new features for current and next-gen consoles that will shape the series for years to come. This gives us high hopes for NBA 2K22. With that in mind, we've broken down a comprehensive wish list of the top 5 things we want to see in NBA 2K22, including less focus on virtual currencies, improving point guard / guard play, and more.