Basketball fans are in for a treat as this weekend marks the first Park After Dark party for NBA 2K17’s MyPark mode. After Dark is a special event for NBA 2K17 that will be open to all owners of the game. But what exactly does that mean for players?
Well based on the trailer and the description of the event, Park After Dark will transform MyPark from a standard basketball court into a high-energy party. And of course that means neon lights, loud music, and lots of basketball.
NBA 2K17 Park After Dark
The trailer above doesn’t really go into much detail on what the event is all about, from a gameplay perspective. Instead, it show cases the high octane energy mood and aesthetic that it has that makes it stand out from the normal.
Bright lights fill up the arena as all the character models become only identifiable by their neon clothes and hair. Party music blasts through your ears as the DJ readies his set list and starts to jam out to the crowd. But of course in the center of it all is basketball — this is still NBA 2K17 after all.
While the trailer doesn’t mention it, other sources have revealed that during this event players will still be able to take part in standard MyPark modes. However, there will also be new events exclusive to Park After Dark such as a 3-point shootout and a dunk contest.
Possibly the most standout part of the event is that each Park After Dark concert will have actual real life music icons performing during the event.
As the above trailer showcases, the first Park After Dark will feature Snoop Dogg, or as he’s known in the game, “DJ SNOOPADELIC.”
With regards to his involvement in the event, Snoop Dogg had this to say:
As the world’s greatest NBA 2K17 player, it’s only right that I get to Snoopify the Park After Dark. I’m going to set off the park with a SNOOPADELIC set that’s going to have house parties around the globe jumping off.
The first Park After Dark event featuring Snoop Dogg will occur this November 26, 9PM EST.
The end of the trailer also shows that future Park After Dark events will feature artists Future and DJ Premier.
NBA 2K17 is the latest entry in the basketball franchise. It’s available now on the PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.