I would like to use one of esri's basemaps like: streets, navigation or topographic as a layer, along with my own parcel and address point data to create a vector tile package. Is this possible? I am working on building a mobile map package along with water infrastructure data that can be used in ArcGIS Explorer as a reference map when field crews need something to view in an offline environment. I was thinking if I could use the already existing basemaps when creating a .vktp it could cut down on some of my build and re-build time of an offline reference map for Explorer. Any thoughts or answers would be helpful!
I have a similar situation but using ArcGIS Survey123. From what I've been reading I still am not clear if it's possible to take a specific area of ESRI's vector tile basemap for offline use. When I tried to create a mobile map package of a map that included my vector business layers as a vptk and an esri vector tile basemap, it said I could not use the latter for offline use. I need to check "references online services". So this was not useful to me. If I try to create a tile package of basemaps, they're way too big to download. I need something the size of a Canadian province (or US state). Did you make any progress with your question?