NBA 2K21

NBA 2K21

2020

System
PlayStation 5
Publisher
2K Sports
Developer
Visual Concepts

6.0

Game Rating

User Ratings: 6

Our Review: 8/10

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...

  • News Those Paul George PS5 Sneakers Are Coming to NBA 2K21 As Well As Real Life

    PG 5 PlayStation 5 colorway available IRL and in-game

    Earlier this week, we caught wind of a new collaboration between PlayStation, Nike, and NBA baller Paul George. A brand new set of basketball shoes will be available to purchase soon, inspired by the design of Sony's PS5 console. They look pretty neat, with a similar colour scheme to the curvy...

April2021

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...

  • News NBA 2K21's PS5 Price Hike Hasn't Hurt the Series' Sales

    But the jury's still out

    You may recall NBA 2K21 being the first title to officially announce a next-gen price tax. While other publishers like Sony have since followed suit, 2K Sports was the first publisher to mention the $69.99 price point, which is looking like it’s already established itself. And in the case of the basketball simulation, it...

January2021

December2020

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...

  • News NBA 2K21 on PS5 Needs a Minimum 150GB of That Precious SSD

    According to the back of the box

    One of the biggest problems PlayStation 5 faces is an internal SSD with a limited amount of storage space. Sure, it allows for super fast loading, but it won't take long to fill up the 667GB you have access to. If you plan on playing PS5 games like NBA 2K21, for instance, you won't get too far. One such fan has...

  • News NBA 2K21 Steps Out of the Neighborhood and into the City

    Massively multiplayer hoopin'

    Looks like the closest thing you’re going to get to PlayStation Home on the PlayStation 5 is, well, NBA 2K21. For those of you who don’t follow the basketball franchise, its MyPlayer career mode effectively allows you to take your avatar online and shoot hoops with the game’s community. In previous PlayStation 4...

October2020

  • News NBA 2K21 Adds Female MyPLAYER on PS5

    Play a full career with your own WNBA superstar

    It’s been rumoured for what feels like an eternity, but NBA 2K21 will finally add a female MyPLAYER mode. As part of a new mode named The W, you’ll be able to create your own WNBA superstar, and take them through a full pro career featuring all 12 real-world teams. You’ll also be able to go...

  • News NBA 2K21 Shows First PS5 Gameplay, Teases More Information

    A true next-gen upgrade

    Here’s your first look at NBA 2K21 gameplay running on the PlayStation 5 ahead of the console’s launch next month. In this footage we get a glimpse at a new camera angle inspired by the 2020 NBA Bubble, which brings you closer to the court than ever before. It takes a couple of seconds to load the game, meaning there’s...

  • News PS5 Controller Will Convey Player Fatigue in NBA 2K21

    All fuelled up and ready to go

    NBA 2K21 is being built from the ground-up for the PlayStation 5, and its next-gen reveal trailer demonstrated as much. That means new mechanics and features, and gameplay director Mike Wang has been talking up the new title on the PlayStation Blog. His post goes into obscene degrees of detail, discussing improvements...

  • News NBA 2K21 on PS4 Is a Great Looking Game, But This PS5 Comparison Is Insane

    A generational jump

    If you’d have asked us yesterday, we’d have told you that NBA 2K21 on the PlayStation 4 is a great looking game. Seriously, it’s one of the better-looking sports games on current-gen consoles, rivalling MLB The Show 20 with realistic player models, broadcast-style presentation flourishes, and reasonably reactive sidelines...

  • News This Is How NBA 2K21 Looks on PS5

    🔥

    2K Sports has released the first footage of NBA 2K21 gameplay, running on the PlayStation 5. While this is a heavily edited trailer showing cinematic camera angles, it’s a clear jump compared to the current-gen version. For starts, the character models are wildly detailed, with Steph Curry in particular looking photo-realistic here. Here's a...

September2020

  • News NBA 2K21 Added to PS5 Launch Lineup, First Screenshot

    Slam dunk

    The current NBA season may finally be on the cusp of its conclusion when the LA Lakers take on the Miami Heat later today, but basketball fans still have plenty to look forward to with the release of NBA 2K21 on the PlayStation 5 later this year. While it won’t come as a massive surprise, 2K Sports has confirmed the title will Euro-step...

August2020

  • 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...

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...

June2020