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NBA 2K21

NBA 2K21 is another installment of the basketball game series developed by Visual Concepts. Compared to the previous parts of the series, the game does not introduce significant changes in the mechanics. Instead, the developers focused on increasing the available content.

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NBA 2K21 cover

developer: Visual Concepts

publisher: 2K Sports

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet / common screen, players: 1-10

game release date:

04Sep2020

PS4 XONE PC Switch

10Nov2020in 19days

XSX

12Nov2020in 21days

PS5

NBA 2K21 is the next installment in a series of basketball games launched in 2002. As with previous parts of the series, Visual Concepts is responsible for game development. The game was released by 2K Sports.

Mechanics

NBA 2K21 does not make significant changes to the gameplay mechanics. The game allows to play basketball matches in which the behaviour of players on the court is faithfully reproduced. The game is based on an American-Canadian NBA license. Therefore, we will find real players and teams in the game. The main novelty in this year's edition are improved possibilities of using the right analog knob, as well as changes in aiming during jump throws. The devs also tried to shorten loading times. However, we will not see changes in the number of modes available.

Game modes

NBA 2K21 allows you to play alone or in multiplayer mde on a shared screen or over the Internet. In game we once again have the opportunity to test ourselves in the already known game modes. In addition to the ability to play games in the standard season (also in the women's league), we can also play the role of the general manager of the selected team and influence, among others, the relationship with players, training and contracts. There is also a new story mode with a new storyline, in which we create our player again and guide his actions from high school, through college, to NBA.

In addition, we can traditionally test our strength in an online game, via MyTEAM mode. There, we make up our own team from the cards we have won and we can take part in, among others, ranking games and time-limited special modes. This year's edition introduced seasons in which players can more easily win a lot of prizes (including card packs and valuable currency). New players can also be won through single player challenges. There was also a traditional shop where we can buy packages for real money.

Technical aspects

NBA 2K21 has a realistic graphic design - the players, their outfits and stadiums have been mapped in detail. Additionally, the game offers a much more extensive soundtrack than its predecessors.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i3-530 2.93 GHz / AMD FX-4100 3.6 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTS 450 / Radeon HD 7770 or better
  • 110 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5-4430 3.0 GHz / AMD FX-8370 4.0 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 770 / Radeon R9 270 or better
  • 110 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/10 64-bit
NBA 2K21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X Will Cost $10 More Than on PS4/XOne [Updated]
NBA 2K21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X Will Cost $10 More Than on PS4/XOne [Updated]

news 02 July 2020 19:41

$10 - that's the difference in the price of NBA 2K21 between current and next-gen consoles. This also means that it will not be possible to transfer a copy of the game from the PS4/XOne to the PS5/XSX for free.

PS5 / XSX Games May be More Expensive; Large Publishers Consider Price Increases
PS5 / XSX Games May be More Expensive; Large Publishers Consider Price Increases

news 03 July 2020 13:38

2K intends to sell NBA 2K21 on PS5 / XSX for $10 more than the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. Analysts from IDG Consulting report that other publishers are also considering increasing prices of next-gen console games.

NBA 2K21 - Gameplay Trailer and PC Hardware Requirements
NBA 2K21 - Gameplay Trailer and PC Hardware Requirements

news 06 August 2020 21:02

A gameplay trailer of NBA 2K21 was released and the game's hardware requirements on PCs were presented.

First Reviews: NBA 2K21 - Repetitiveness and Annoying Microtransactions
First Reviews: NBA 2K21 - Repetitiveness and Annoying Microtransactions

news 09 September 2020 11:13

First reviews of the latest installment of Visual Concepts' sports series dedicated to basketball, NBA 2K21, have appeared on the web. It seems that this is not a title to revolutionize the series. The reviewers indicate solutions and elements copied from the previous installment and tiring, ubiquitous microtransactions.

NBA 2K21 Looks Amazingly Good on PS5
NBA 2K21 Looks Amazingly Good on PS5

news 06 October 2020 22:54

NBA 2K21 will be a real demonstration of the power of next-gen consoles. The first video showing the gameplay on PS5 is bound to make your jaw drop.

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