The release date of the current generation of NBA 2K21 has been revealed, the new generation version $ 10 more expensive

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NBA 2K21 will be released on current generation platforms on September 4, 2020, and although it will not arrive on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X until the 2020 holidays, it is built from scratch for next generation systems . In addition, all versions of NBA 2K21 will offer a special Mamba Forever edition that pays homage to the late Kobe Bryant and his “lifelong pursuit of victory and heritage in the sport of basketball.”In addition, the standard PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions of NBA 2K21 will cost $ 69.99 USD, an increase of $ 10 over current generation platforms, making NBA 2K21 the first new generation game to be released. commit to this price. The UK sees an increase of £ 5 from £ 59.99 to £ 64.99. NBA 2K21 does not support Xbox Smart Delivery or a similar service on PlayStation 5, which means there is no there will be no free upgrade to the next generation if you buy the game on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. However, if players purchase the Mamba Forever Edition for $ 99.99 USD, they will get the next generation version when it is released at no additional cost.

Current and next generation NBA 2K21 coverage – Kobe Bryant, Damian Lillard and Zion Williamson

The Mamba Forever edition will include the Kobe Bryant digital collection which includes special MyPlayer shoes and jerseys, a Kobe MyTEAM Sapphire card, and much more.We interviewed an NBA 2K spokesperson for Xbox Smart Delivery, and they said, “This is something that interests us, but NBA 2K21 will not support Xbox Smart Delivery.”

The new generation version of NBA 2K21 will offer “unbeatable graphics fidelity, two-second loading speeds, new gameplay features and extended game modes.” In addition, NBA 2K21 will have “MyTEAM Cross-Progression and a shared VC wallet in the same family of consoles”.While Kobe will adorn the cover of the Mamba Forever editions, Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers and Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans will appear on the covers of the standard versions for current generation and new generation platforms, respectively.

“Each of our cover athletes represents different eras of the game of basketball – Damian Lillard dominates the field today, Zion Williamson is a standard bearer for the next generation of NBA superstar and what more about Kobe? Said Alfie Brody, Vice President of Global Marketing at NBA 2K. “Three athletes representing the current, future and rich history of the game. Today’s exciting announcement is just the first in a long series for NBA 2K21; it’s going to be a huge year for basketball fans and NBA 2K players. ”

NBA 2K21, which was first revealed during the PlayStation 5 event, will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia on September 4, 2020. It will arrive as a launch title for PlayStation 5 and Xbox. Series X on vacation 2020.
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