NBA 2K24: How to Stop Losing Your Badges - MGW

NBA 2K24: How to Stop Losing Your Badges

NBA 2K24: How to Stop Losing Your Badges

Yo ballers! So, you’re here ’cause you’re sick and tired of watching those hard-earned badges in NBA 2K24 slip through your fingers, huh? Say less. I gotchu. We about to deep dive into the ultimate playbook on keeping those badges right where they belong. Lace up and let’s get into this thing!



Playing the Modes

Pro-Am 3v3 and 5v5: These are your go-to modes for both rep and badges. When you’re ballin’ in these modes, you’re looking at the quickest and most efficient routes for badge progression. The competition might seem less intense than the park, making your path to badge accumulation smoother.


Park: If Pro-Am isn’t your jam and your squad is all about the park, then keep doing your thing! The progression might be slower, but hey, it’s all about enjoying the ride and sticking to what you and your boys like.



Badge Perks

Immunity Perk: This is where the real game is! When your badge hits Immunity, it’s secure; it won’t drop below its current level, even if your game is a bit off. Use this to secure those high-level badges or the ones you find hard to retain, especially when you’re in modes where maintaining is tough. Like, if you’re playing a mode where those foul calls are a bit scarce, toss the whistle badge in there.


Overdrive Perk: Overdrive is the GOAT! It’s your top pick. It’s the one that’s gonna make grinding those badges a breeze, especially for those badges you are having a tough time locking down. It’s all about that extra boost, making your progression quicker and smoother.


Scholar Perk: Now, Scholar is a bit of a gamble, a little boomer bust. It rewards you with extra badge points when you maintain an A- teammate grade or higher in City, Rec, and Pro-Am games. But drop below A-, and you’re getting zilch, nada! So, gotta keep that performance top-notch to reap the benefits.



Selecting the Right Badges

Precision: Keep your game tight and your badges tighter! Once you’ve maxed out a badge, like the Precision Dunker at the Hall of Fame level, slide it into the Immunity tab. It’s all about strategizing and ensuring your badges are placed where they are most beneficial and secure.


Analyze and Strategize: Your build and gameplay will guide your badge placements. If you’re a 6’8” with tough badge steering, you’re gonna need to plan out your badge placements meticulously. For badges that are hard to retain, like the slithery and challenger, having them in the immunity or floor setters can be a game-changer…


Adaptable Placements: Be fluid with your badge placements. If a badge has hit silver and you’ve got the ratings, make the switch! Transfer it to a different tier or place it where it will be more secure or beneficial according to your gameplay.



Playing Wisely & Strategically

Maintain A- Grade: Stay sharp and keep that teammate grade up! A- or above is the sweet spot for that Scholar perk. It’s all about maintaining that balance and playing it smart. Keeping up your teammate grade while playing will ensure you don’t lose out on those sweet badge points.


Choosing the Right Mode: Get those games in where you know you can dominate. If you’re feeling the 3v3 Pro-Am, stick to it! Not only will the games be instant, with no waiting around, but it’s also ranked matchmaking, so more VC is rolling in, and your badge progression is on point…



Use Rewards to Your Advantage

Once you unlock the rewards in Pro-Am 3v3, things get lit! At silver, you get 10% more rep; at gold, it’s 25% more, and it keeps climbing. If your team is hitting it off and you’re stacking up those wins, these rewards are gonna catapult your progression.



Keep an Eye on the Tier

Stay vigilant and check your progress. For instance, if you’re aiming for Diamond and you’re at silver with 12 wins, keep pushing! Knowing where you stand helps in strategizing the grind better.



Raise Awareness

If you’re experiencing issues with badge progression or if some badges aren’t working right, make sure to bring it to the developers’ attention… Staying active in the community and reporting issues can bring about changes, making the gameplay better for everyone.


  • Fernando

    Fernando is doing what he always did, sharing his honest opinions about games whenever he can. The difference is now he is writing and not talking about it.

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