However, it also means that if some features haven't existed before this game, then they won't appear now. Like the games that came before NBA 2K MT, NBA 2K22 does not have cross-platform compatibility.
In other words, if you'd like to play the game with a friend who has the game on PC it must play your game using a PC. It's a great idea to double down on, given how difficult it is to find current-gen consoles now.
Fans also had this question as NBA 2K21 was coming out. In 2021 it was revealed that an Reddit thread was opened to ask if NBA 2K21 of the time would feature cross-platform compatibility. A lot of angry Redditors argued that the game wouldn't have cross-platform play so as to make it easier to buy the game on multiple platforms.
While that might sound like a little sleazy, the franchise (and subsequently 2K22) is actually cross-progression compatibility.
As opposed to cross-platform, the cross-progression allows players to transfer their data and progress on one console, and transfer it to a different. Also, you can play a game on one console and continue where you left off when you play it on another.
In NBA 2K22, players will be able bring all their game data on one console another. However, there are some things to take into consideration. NBA 2K22 only allows cross-progression between consoles within one family Buy MT 2K22. For instance, you could migrate your progress from the PlayStation 4 to a PlayStation 4 to a PlayStation 5 but you can't carry your progress from an Xbox Series X to a PlayStation 4 to an Xbox Series X.