NBA 2K21

NBA 2K21

2020

System
PlayStation 4
Publisher
2K Sports
Developer
Visual Concepts

6.8

Game Rating

User Ratings: 4

Our Review: 7/10

NBA 2K21 News

August2021

  • Guide All NBA 2K21 Locker Codes

    All known NBA 2K21 Locker Codes and rewards

    NBA 2K21 can help to boost your MyTeam by providing you with brand new Packs, Tokens, and VC. In this guide, we’ll be listing all NBA 2K21 Locker Codes and rewards, as well as showing you how to redeem NBA 2K21 Locker Codes. We’ll be keeping this page updated right throughout the year, so be sure to...

July2021

  • News Tune Squad Joins NBA 2K21 to Celebrate Space Jam: A New Legacy

    Do you believe you can fly?

    Space Jam: A New Legacy may not be the slam dunk 90s kids had been hoping for, but you’ll be able to assemble your own version of the Tune Squad in NBA 2K21 as part of new season, Out of This World. New packs in MyTeam will give you the opportunity to pull special LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, and Klay...

May2021

  • News NBA 2K21 Goes Full Throttle with MyTeam Season 7

    Pedal to the metal

    As the NBA season stretches towards its conclusion in real-life – let’s go, Knicks! – NBA 2K21 is getting gassed with its Season 7 update in MyTeam: Full Throttle. As has been the case all year long, there are 40 tiers of rewards to complete here, culminating in a Dark Matter Vince Carter. You’ll be able to kick things off...

February2021

  • News It's the Age of Heroes in NBA 2K21's New Season

    Superhero slamdunks

    NBA 2K21 has laced up a new pair of Dunks for its fifth season of MyTeam content: Age of Heroes. As is always the case for the basketball game, you can look forward to an all-new ladder of content to unlock, as well as brand new challenges and rewards. The biggest addition are the new Hero-themed cards: you’ll start out with a...

January2021

November2020

  • Guide NBA 2K21: Best Builds for MyPlayer and MyCareer

    How to build the best NBA 2K21 player on PS5 and PS4 in all positions

    What are the best NBA 2K21 builds for MyPlayer and MyCareer? A big part of the NBA 2K21 experience is building your own player for use in The Long Shadow campaign, MyCareer mode, and crucially the The City and the Neighborhood. While your personal player build will depend largely...

  • Guide NBA 2K21: How Many College Games Are There?

    Find out how long you'll be at school in NBA 2K21

    How many college games are there in NBA 2K21? After beginning your burgeoning basketball career as a member of the Newark Eagles, you’ll be to enrol at one of 10 college programs: Michigan State, UConn, Florida, Gonzaga, Syracuse, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, UCLA, Villanova University, and West Virginia...

  • Guide NBA 2K21: How to Earn VC

    Maximise your Virtual Currency income in NBA 2K21

    NBA 2K21’s lifeblood is VC (or Virtual Currency), an in-game currency which can be used to purchase upgrades for your MyPlayer, cosmetics such as clothing and shoes, and Player Packs in MyTeam. As it’s such an important part of the game, you’ll want to maximise your earnings potential as much...

October2020

  • News NBA 2K21 Pledges Unskippable Ad Error Won't Reoccur

    A bust

    Update: 2K Sports has responded to the unskippable ads that appeared in NBA 2K21 over the weekend, explaining that they were part of an NBA 2KTV presentation but weren't supposed to show during loading sequences. The publisher's full statement is embedded below: All forgiven? Original Story: If it's not EA, it's publisher 2K causing...

  • News NBA 2K21 Throws Down Season Two in MyTEAM

    The next is now

    If you’re playing MyTEAM in NBA 2K21, then you may be eager to learn that Season 2 has just launched. This is 2K Sports’ non-paid adaptation of Fortnite’s Battle Pass format, where you complete challenges to earn XP in order to unlock new rewards. The grand prize is a Pink Diamond Blake Griffin, although you’ll unlock tons of...

September2020

  • News NBA 2K21 Community Rocked by Modded PS4 Controllers

    Mean green machine

    NBA 2K21’s controversial new shot aiming mechanic was supposed to increase the skill gap of the wildly popular basketball simulation, but wily players appear to have figured out a workaround to ensure they hit coveted green shots every single time: modded DualShock 4 controllers. A round of videos shared online show how some...

  • News NBA 2K21 Patch Tinkers with Fiddly Shot Controls Once More

    Greenin'

    It doesn’t take a genius to understand what developer Visual Concepts is trying to do with NBA 2K21’s new shot meter, but we’re worried the veteran studio has forgotten that millions of casual players enjoy the basketball simulation every year. The company seems so obsessed with creating a skill gap for the professionals on YouTube...

  • News NBA 2K21 Shooting Difficulty Toned Down with Hotfix

    Available now

    Update: (7th September): The NBA 2K21 shooting hotfix has been released as promised, reducing the difficulty on Rookie, Pro, and All-Star. Gameplay in the Neighborhood and higher difficulties has been left untouched. Have you noticed any improvement to your game? Update (5th September): 2K Sports has been listening to feedback...

  • News NBA 2K21 Patch Steals an Enormous 26GB

    In the bucket

    If you’re buying NBA 2K21 on Blu-ray then be prepared to set aside some time and hard-drive space for the basketball simulation’s day one patch, as it weighs in at an ankle breaking 26.3GB on the PlayStation 4. While you’ll be able to play the game without it installed, you won’t be able to play online or download the latest...

August2020

  • News NBA 2K21 Soaks Up the Sun with New Beach Neighborhood

    Baller's beach

    An enormous part of NBA 2K’s longevity for many fans is the PlayStation Home-esque virtual world that you can hang out in named the Neighborhood, and for NBA 2K21 it’ll be getting a fresh, seaside look. The 2K Beach will play host to all of the usual activities you’ve come to expect from the series, albeit in a sunshine setting...

  • News NBA 2K21 Player Ratings Will Not Be Adjusted Until PS5

    Court cold

    NBA 2K21 is scheduled to release on the PlayStation 4 on 4th September, but there’s a dilemma for 2K Sports: the current season has only just reached the playoff stages, with the next season not scheduled to begin until December. The franchise has, historically, released prior to the opening tip of a new season, but coronavirus has...

  • News NBA 2K21 Demo Out on PS4 Now, Features MyPLAYER Builder

    Buzzer beater

    Update: NBA 2K21's demo is out globally now on the PlayStation Store, weighing in at 30GB. It allows you to test out four teams, including the Bucks and Clippers, as well as the All-Time Lakers and Celtics. You'll also be able to try out the MyPLAYER Builder, with "unique customisations that put you in control of your player's NBA...

  • News Stormzy Is the Star of NBA 2K21's Gameplay Trailer

    Heavy is the head

    NBA 2K21 has debuted some brand new current-gen gameplay, with UK grime superstar Stormzy providing the backing music. The clip mostly focuses on cinematic shots of some of the league’s biggest names, although it is interspersed with real PlayStation 4 gameplay footage, revealing what appears to be a new shot meter. “With...

July2020

  • News PS5 Games Could Cost $10 More Than PS4

    NBA 2K21 publisher comments on $69.99 price point

    Update: We asked 2K Sports whether NBA 2K21's increased price point would set a new precedent for the publisher's titles on the PlayStation 5. Here's its response: "2K’s suggested retail prices for its games are meant to represent the value being offered," an NBA 2K spokesperson said. "With nearly...

  • News Zion Williamson Fronts NBA 2K21 on PS5, Damian Lillard on PS4

    Third cover still to be revealed

    Update: As expected, Zion Williamson has been announced as the cover star for NBA 2K21 on PlayStation 5. "His game seems built for the next-generation of NBA superstar; fittingly, a perfect choice to usher in the next-generation of sports gaming with NBA 2K21 on PS5," publisher 2K Sports announced. “Being on the...