How to Change MyCareer Difficulty in NBA 2K23

Tweaking MyCareer's difficulty in NBA 2K23 is very straightforward.

MyCareer mode is once again front and center for 2K fans and navigating seems to become more seamless by the year. Still, it’s important for players to know exactly where certain options can be tweaked. That’s why we’re here with this guide, to show players how to change the difficulty in MyCareer in NBA 2K23.

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MyCareer Difficulty Guide for NBA 2K23

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  1. Hit start to get to the Settings in MyCareer.

    You’ll be able to get here after you’ve created a build in this mode.

  2. Click on the following Options/Quit > Settings > Difficulty

    Difficulty is the very first option in the Settings menu.

  3. Set the difficulty to your liking.

    The choices include: Rookie, Semi-Pro, All-Star, Superstar, and Hall of Fame, in that order.

You can adjust the difficulty at any point in this menu, and the default setting for NBA 2K23 is Pro. Keep in mind that the Shooting Gauge mechanic is also introduced in this, so you’ll need to get used to it if you played on Rookie before.

And that’s it, NBA 2K players, all you need to know in order to tweak your difficulty in MyCareer in NBA 2K23. And if you’re hungry for more guides, Twinfinite has you covered. From every classic team included this year to how much VC bundles cost and everything in between, there is endless 2K coverage throughout the site.

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Shaun Ranft is a Freelance Writer for Twinfinite, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, who has been with the site and writing about games in general since 2022. While he typically covers any major sports title, he also cannot get enough of Telltale's The Walking Dead, Fallout: New Vegas, The Outer Worlds, Arkham, and the Horizon series.