NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat: Decks, Courts, Stores and Locations to access

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There's a lot going on as we ramp up towards the September release but today, information surrounding the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat was revealed.

We're going to take a look at the locations that you can visit. This includes the Decks, various stores, where to complete the Jordan Challenge and more.

Let's get the lay of the land on the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat.

NBA 2K23 GOAT BOAT Trailer

Before we start breaking down the various locations available, we're going to take a look at the trailer for the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat.

The current gen exclusive platform received a massive upgrade. This is one you can clearly see when watching the trailer below:

There are several changes to the current gen offering but one we're really happy to hear about is that the matchmaking has been enhanced.

Now that you've seen a general look at the game, let's use the NBA 2K23 Courtside Report to do a deeper dive on the game mode.

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NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat Decks

Where most current gen players will spend their time is on the various decks offered on the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat.

There are three total decks, each featuring various courts and scores that you can access. Once the game releases, be sure to check out all the levels.

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THREE-DECK LAYOUT: Be sure to explore the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat at launch

The three decks are titled the Platinum Deck, the Silver Deck, and the Gold Deck. This should make it slightly easier to navigate the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat.

Let's break down what's on each Deck:

Platinum Deck: Trips

  • Six 3v3 Courts
  • Four Elevators
  • Two “Showers” (Server Refresh)
  • Gatorade Training Facility

Platinum Deck: Deuces

  • Six 2v2 Courts
  • Three Elevators
  • Two Showers

Platinum Deck: MOAT

  • Two 5v5 Courts (One more than last year)
  • Two Elevators
  • Two Showers
  • Entrance to Excursions

Silver Deck: Promenade

  • Jordan Challenge
  • The REC Lounge
  • The Cages
  • NBA Store, SWAG’s, Rowe’s Sporting Goods, Wheels, Doc’s, The Paint Tattoo, Partnered Stores
  • MyTEAM
  • The Galleon 1v1
  • The Bridge 3v3
  • Daily Pick’Em
  • Daily Prize
  • Two Elevators

Gold Deck

  • Ante-Up

It would seem that most of the stores will be situated on the Silver Deck with the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat Jordan Challenge being located there as well.

First Look at the GOAT Boat Courts

Something that everyone was excited about when looking over the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat courts was The Galleon, the 1v1 court.


Its pirate theme and half-court hardwood are an instant draw for players looking to settle grievances or test out their build.

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THE GALLEON: Take on friends and rivals on this close quarters court

The Bridge (3v3) sets you right inside of the control room of the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat. We're not sure how interactive the courts are but it's definitely a fun aesthetic.

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THE BRIDGE: Take the controls of the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat on these courts

With several different places to play, including the NBA 2K23 GOAT Boat Cages, players won't run out of things to do when the game rolls around.

To check out the Courtside Report on the GOAT Boat, head here.

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