First look at next-gen NBA 2K21

Posted October 6th, 2020 at 7:00 am

2K Sports today unveiled the first trailer for the next-gen (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X) versions of NBA 2K21. It’s just a little over a month now until those consoles release and promotion for the upcoming games will now be picking up. While expectations for the sports games are generally low in the transition – some visual improvements and elimination of load times – 2K21 has the most potential for a significant leap and have promised more from it than EA.

Specific improvements to expect with next-gen NBA 2K21 gameplay have been highlighted below, however more on MyCareer, MyGM, MyLeague, and the Neighborhood will be shared in the weeks ahead.

♦An eye-popping leap in graphical advancements: next-gen lighting, textures, physics, animations, and more that push NBA 2K21’s visual presentation to the bleeding edge

♦Rebuilt player movement and player impact, driven by new on-court animation and collision engines that make for a smoother, tougher game

♦The entire arena comes to life, with more than 150 unique AI-driven characters interacting seamlessly to create a groundbreaking Lower Bowl experience