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NBA 2K18: How to Get All Road to 99 Rewards

How to Get All Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

Alongside The Neighborhood social hub in NBA 2K18 is a new meta-game feature called Road to 99, which offers some neat rewards for you to use in the social space, such as a usable skateboard. The Road to 99 also has some game-changing rewards, such as doubling Virtual Currency gains and unlocking new badges. So, how exactly do you earn these rewards in NBA 2K18?

As the name implies, the Road to 99 aims to keep players motivated in reaching the coveted maximum rating in NBA 2K18. Developer Visual Concepts does this by rewarding players when they reach a certain overall rating. The increments for rewards go up in fives, starting from 65 overall rating up until 90. From then on, there are rewards each time you increase your overall rating by one.


To upgrade your character, press the nav button while you’re in The Neighborhood, click the Road to 99 attributes tile, then upgrade your attributes one by one. Once you reach the milestone levels, the rewards should be automatically get deposited in your respective inventory, or unlocked in the game world.

Reaching a 99 overall rating is costly and time-consuming if you’re not willing to purchase microtransactions. The cost for reaching the max level is a little below 200,000 VC (excluding stat cap extensions). To put the cost in perspective, you can earn around 1,000 VC per match in MyCareer in NBA 2K18. If you’re willing to splurge money to instantly boost your overall rating to the top tier, you can easily breeze through all level rewards in Road to 99 without any repercussions in the game.

Below are all the rewards in Road to 99 as listed in NBA 2K18:

65 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the Hardened Badge! Play through fatigue and injury without experiencing a severe drop in skill.
  • Unlock the Spark Plug Badge! Make a big play when coming off the bench or following timeouts to energize your teammates.
  • Pro level dribbling, shooting, dunking, and flashy pass animations will be available for your MyPLAYER.
  • You will have the ability to perform Pre-Game Rituals.
  • Customize your look! The Swag’s Main Street Clothing selection will be expanded.

70 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the Expressive Badge! Show emotion during the game after a big play.
  • Elite level dribbling, shooting, dunking, and flashy pass animations will be available for your MyPLAYER.
  • You will have the ability to perform celebrations.
  • Miss wearing a lid? Swag’s Main Street Clothing will have a selection of hats.
  • Alley-Oops Tattoo will expand its catalog. Go get some ink!

75 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the Enforcer Badge! Wreak havoc on the floor with tough, physical play.
  • You will have the ability to create your own jumpshot.
  • Unlock Signature Emote Animations – Tier 1.
  • Unlock Signature Movement animations – Tier 2.
  • MyCOURT customization will be available! Dress up your place and make it reflect the baller you really are.
  • Headbands, sleeves and more will all be available at Swag’s Main Street Clothing.
  • Rep your favorite NBA team! Head over to the NBA Store to get some local gear.
  • A new selection of JBL Headphones will be available at the store in the 2K Zone.

80 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the Clutch Performer Badge! Your game will be stepped up in big moments.
  • Unlock Signature Pre-Game Rituals – Tier 1.
  • Unlock Signature Emote Animations – Tier 2.
  • You will have the ability to choose the jersey your team wears in NBA games.
  • Get your hat on. New, wild hats will be available at Swag’s Main Street Clothing.
  • You will have the ability to design and purchase custom T-Shirts on Main Street.
  • Ever think about getting your hair dyed at Doc’s Barber Shop? You will!

85 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the Microwave Badge! Heat up quicker than most players.
  • Unlock Signature Celebration Animations – Tier 1.
  • Unlock Signature Movement Animations – Tier 2.
  • Customize your arena sounds and intro music for NBA games.
  • Mitchell & Ness gear will be available at the NBA Store.
  • Get a new selection of ‘off the hook’ shoes at Foot Locker.

90 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the Alpha Dog Badge! Be a team leader who takes it upon himself to lead his team to victory.
  • Ever wanted to sit in the GM seat for a bit? You will. Influence the way your NBA team operates, from plays, to rotations, to roster movement.
  • Unlock Signature Emote Animations – Tier 3.
  • Up on two. Show your bike-riding skills to the Neighborhood.
  • Like bling? You will be able to wear custom eyewear and jewelry. Only available at Swag’s Main Street Clothing.
  • Your own customized NBA jersey will be available at the NBA Store.
  • The best sound and look out there! Premium JBL Headphones will be available at the store in the 2K Zone.

91 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the On-Court Coach Badge! Call plays, tell teammate to shoot, and call for the ball
  • Unlock Signature Pre-Game Rituals – Tier 2.
  • Who needs a shirt? It will be up to you if you want one.
  • Complete your look! Get your chest, back, and neck inked at Alley-Oops Tattoo.

92 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the Gym Rat Badge! No more gym workouts, and you will always have the extra Energy (Turbo) available.
  • It would be cool to ride a skateboard around the Neighborhood, huh? A new board will be added to your MyCOURT closet.

93 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock Signature Celebration Animations – Tier 2.
  • Hoop it up at home. Unlock your own mini-basketball machine for your MyCOURT.

94 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Unlock the Championship DNA Badge! Quickly see where double teams are coming from, and in the playoffs, your game will be elevated.
  • Friends, Friends, Friends, You will have the ability to play games with ANY NBA player on your MyCOURT.

95 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Pay day! All games will earn double VC.
  • Unlock Signature Emote Animations – Tier 4.

96 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Cut the line! Never wait for a game again! You will have V.I.P Got Next status.

97 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Better shades! Special ALL GOLD accessory package will be delivered to your MyCOURT closet.
  • Get your MyTEAM on! EARN SEVERAL FREE PACKS IN MyTEAM mode.

98 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • Be the Star! You will be featured on NBA 2KTB for the whole world to see.

99 Overall – Road to 99 Rewards in NBA 2K18

  • UNLOCK THE LEGEND BADGE! All badges will be raised beyond normal capability
  • MyNikes.
  • You will be immortalized in NBA 2K19!

For more on NBA 2K18, be sure to check out our wiki.

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