The current-gen model of NBA 2K21 is out now, and even if it isn’t a big soar ahead, the sameness of the gameplay and visuals hasn’t had an opposed impact on gross sales. In reality, the sport continues to be one of the crucial best-selling titles of the 12 months, which is generally the case with 2K’s annual basketball recreation.
This 12 months, to most likely make up for the current-gen model’s loss of new options, the builders added a brand new shot aiming mechanic, which some gamers favored, however some gamers completely hated. For now, 2K has given gamers the approach to flip shot aiming off, permitting them to depend on shot timing like within the earlier video games. As of this writing, we don’t know if the brand new taking pictures mechanic can be carried over to the next-gen model of 2K21.
In addition to including a brand new taking pictures mechanic, 2K additionally modified up the theme of its community, and with Halloween at the horizon, it seems like they’ll be making a couple of extra adjustments to mirror the autumn season. Below, you’ll be able to take a look at a preview of the brand new community, which must arrive someday this week.
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There’s nonetheless no professional phrase on when NBA 2K21 can be launched on next-gen consoles, nor do we all know when the builders plan to turn greater than a CGI trailer. Many anticipated the sport to be proven all through the PlayStation five match a couple of weeks in the past, however the match ended, and we nonetheless had not anything new referring to 2K on next-gen.
We do know that the sport will value extra at the PlayStation five and Xbox Series X, and all through a contemporary interview with Protocol, Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick defended the fee build up, pronouncing that the sport’s manufacturing prices have long gone up between 200 and 300% lately whilst its usual retail value has stayed the similar. So, in his thoughts, the fee build up is justified, and it’s been a very long time coming.
“The final analysis is that we haven’t noticed a front-line value build up for almost 15 years, and manufacturing prices have long gone up 200 to 300%,” Zelnick mentioned. “But extra to the purpose since nobody truly cares what your manufacturing prices are, what customers are in a position to do with the product has totally modified.”
NBA 2K21 nonetheless doesn’t have an professional free up date for next-gen consoles, but it surely’s most definitely protected to suppose that the sport will arrive someday round Christmas, or in early-2021 at the newest.