NBA 2K24 comes with a comprehensive set of features that aims to provide significant improvements to the game. Apart from adding crossplay and ProPLAY, the developers have retained many of the fan-favorite game modes and attributes such as MyNBA, MyCAREER, NBA 2KTV, etc. One among them is Secret Builds which has been carried over from previous installments of the franchise. Secret Builds is an easter-egg mode that lets you unlock legendary NBA players provided you build them with the exact same stats and traits. Let’s dive right in and take a look at how it works.
Secret Builds in NBA 2K24
The Secret Builds are also called replicas in the game because these builds are copies of famous basketball players. Here are all of the potential Secret Builds featured in NBA 2K24:
- “Flash” – Dwyane Wade
- “Zanos” – Zion Williamson
- “Chef” – Stephen Curry
- “The Worm” – Dennis Rodman
- “Mr. Big Shot” – Chauncey Billups
- “Deebo” – DeMar DeRozan
- “Lil Penny” – Penny Hardaway
- “Grandmama” – Larry Johnson
- “Point God” – Chris Paul
- “Mamba” – Kobe Bryant
- “Rip” – Richard Hamilton
- “Magic” – Magic Johnson
- “Swipa” – De’Aaron Fox
- “His Airness” – Michael Jordan
- “Baby Boogie” – DeMarcus Cousins
- “The Glove” – Gary Payton
- “The Joker” – Nikola Jokić
- “The Dream” – Hakeem Olajuwon
- “The Truth” – Paul Pierce
- “The Matador” – Luka Dončić
- “Reign Man” – Shawn Kemp
- “The Klaw” – Kawhi Leonard
- “Agent Zero” – Gilbert Arenas
Keep in mind that this list is based on all speculation and all the secret builds present in NBA 2K23. 2K Games might add more to the list as the game keeps receiving updates.
How does Secret Builds Work in NBA 2K24?
In order to access the secret builds easter egg, you must head into MyPLAYER mode and build a character who is an exact replica of the player you have in mind. To do that, you need to have the following information 100% correct:
- Takeover Skills
If you successfully match the stats of your MyPLAYER character with any of the players mentioned above, you will be notified with a message saying “You have discovered a special replica of (their nickname).”
For example, let’s take a look at Stephen Curry’s stats from NBA 2K23. He has an extremely high driving layup of 91 and is insanely effective when it comes to three-point and mid-range shots with stats of 92 and 87 respectively. Apart from the data mentioned in the bullet list, it is also necessary to know the specifics of player attributes in order to unlock them.
NBA 2K24 is currently available on a variety of systems such as the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Although the newer updates are only on the current-gen consoles, the Secret Builds Easter Egg is available across all platforms.