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This annual release schedule combined with the tiniest changes between releases is wasteful and a stand-alone MyCareer (or at the very minimum an NBA 2K game that focuses primarily on MyCareer could help alleviate this problem. 2K Games could work on this MyCareer game for a few years instead of just one.
Giving the development team more time to make something special and appealing to customers, which makes their work more visible in the public eye , while increasing sales of games, which could possibly reduce or eliminate the attraction of having harmful microtransactions.
The NBA 2K series is still producing NBA 2K Coins Take-Two lots of money, but the sustainability of its success will depend on its ability to improve and to innovate. A standalone MyCareer game could accomplish both goals.