2K announced that the next-generation console version of NBA 2K21 is now officially available worldwide. The R&D team stated that the PlayStation 5 version released today and the Xbox Series X/S version already released are brand new creations to give full play to the incredible power, speed, and technology brought by next-generation console hardware. With groundbreaking advancements, new game modes, and features, the next-generation version of NBA 2K21 is not only a great leap forward but also the most massive game in the history of the series and opens a new era for sports simulation games.
Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts, said: "In this different year, I am extremely proud of the Visual Concepts team that launched the most realistic, immersive, and powerful NBA 2K game we have ever made. From the brand-new, fully customizable MyNBA team management model to the expansion of the WNBA experience, and even the return of the camp, we developed the detail-oriented 2K21, which aims to celebrate our player community and bring them to the industry The best sports simulation game."
The next-generation version of NBA 2K21 brings a wealth of exclusive features, modes, and advancements that are only available on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S platforms.
Next-generation pictures, next-generation realism
Enjoy NBA games and enjoy the higher level of realism and immersion that only the next-generation platform can achieve. The new dynamic track mirror brings players close to the stadium, which provides a complete view of the game and highlights the players' fantastic visual effects and the stadium.
Lightning-fast loading time
Using the solid-state drive (SSD) built into the next-generation console, NBA 2K21 can now considerably shorten the loading time, allowing players to instantly start the game.
The brand new lower court takes players into the vibrant game scene. Experience the scenery and sound of the basketball court and the live crowd gathering more than 150 artificial intelligence characters: including interviews with reporters on the camera, interaction between fans, conscientious vendors, and more exciting scenes.
Smoother, more powerful, more delicate
The next generation in all aspects of the game has made a giant leap, blurring the game's boundaries and reality, including controlling your shooting arc or the rhythm of fixed-point shooting, using the new landing technology to take a step-back three-pointer, as well as the mid-air twist and turn movements brought by the new impact engine, and so on. PlayStation 5's new DualSense controller also allows players to feel the ball game's collision and experience a new physical/fatigue system, all thanks to the controller's automatic adjustment trigger and tactile feedback function.
Exclusive features and modes of the next generation version
Welcome to the city of basketball
Leave the block and step into the city of basketball. Players will see a map that is many times larger than the previous block. In addition to a towering event center where all basketball activities can be performed, there are also multiple areas and camps. The City of Basketball invites you to experience a more prosperous and more exciting basketball life that only the next-generation game platform can achieve.
The W is here
Based on the WNBA experience that debuted last year, THE W has been dramatically expanded, bringing the first WNBA MyPLAYER experience in the NBA 2K series. Players will be able to create and fully customize their own WNBA player, take her through her career, and meet all 12 WNBA teams and the league's most dazzling stars. Experience exciting matches and catch the ball in the online mode of The W. The online method of The W brings fierce 3-on-3 MyPLAYER competition and is played on a beautiful new court exclusively for this mode.
Your exclusive basketball journey
Master your MyCAREER's destiny with brand new player selection and varied career routes. Start your basketball career in high school, go to 10 real American universities to play college basketball for four years, or advance to the NBA G League.
Fully refurbished league management is in MyNBA and MyWNBA.
This is your NBA and WNBA, as well as your team model. You have unprecedented control over all aspects of the game. Expand the league to 36 teams or reduce it to 12 teams, monitor players' growth through the excellent/flawed system, and share your settings and scenarios with the community.
Industry-leading game soundtrack
It can be regarded as the most extensive music collection in the history of NBA 2K, containing more than 350 songs, allowing players to enjoy the game.
David Ismail, President of 2K Games, added: "We are very excited to bring the next-generation gaming experience to all players on the next-generation console release date. NBA 2K21 is a brand-new real next-generation game that can give full play to the next-generation new The revolutionary power of the console. Our player community today will experience game content tailored for them, and our ambition to bring our fans the best, most immersive, and most realistic experience ."
The next-generation version of NBA 2K21 with New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson as the cover player has a suggested price of NT$2,090 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S platforms. The next generation of NBA 2K21 Mamba Edition with basketball legend Kobe Bryant wearing the No. 24 jerseys as the cover character.
Forever Mamba Edition will provide buyers with a free set of standard edition games of the same host family of another generation, allowing buyers to double access the next-generation version and the current generation version of NBA 2K21 on PlayStation or Xbox platforms. Besides, NBA 2K21 launched MyTEAM cross-generational progress and shared NBA 2K21 MT and VC wallet mechanism in the same console family (PS4 to PS5, Xbox One to Xbox Series X). The MyTEAM cross-generation progress mechanism allows the current and next-generation versions of the same host family to sharing all MyTEAM points, tokens, cards, and progress. The shared VC wallet mechanism allows the recent and next-generation versions of NBA 2K21 of the same host family to sharing any earned or purchased VC.