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PlayStation Australia Launches NBA 2K21 ANZ Tournament

PlayStation Australia Launches NBA 2K21 ANZ Tournament
PlayStation Australia is excited to announce the launch of the NBA 2K21 ANZ Tournament taking place throughout August for PlayStation 4 gamers across Australia and New Zealand. The tournament will have prizing opportunities for participation and for wins, with a prize pool of $10,000 AUD consisting of PS Store Gift Cards, NBA 2K22 virtual currency, NBA store vouchers, NBA League Pass, NBA merch and a chance to win a PlayStation 5! Step up your game to bring down the competition! Players can register HERE or via their PS4 console for the tournament from today*, with qualifiers kicking off from 16 August at 16:45 AEST. The first qualifier will take place on 16 August at 16:45 AEST, followed by a second qualifier on August 20 at 16:45 AEST, third qualifier on 23 August at 16:45 AEST and fourth qualifier on 26 August at 16:45 AEST. Finals will then take place on ...

Welcome To The Jam: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 9 “Out Of This World!” Available Now

Welcome To The Jam: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 9 “Out Of This World!” Available Now
2K has announced the final season of MyTEAM for NBA® 2K21 on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia and PC. Ballers can add four special cards to take on the Goon Squad in MyTEAM Season 9 “Out of This World!” Featuring artwork from the film, Space Jam: A New Legacy, MyTEAM players can collect special Dark Matter cards of Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis and LeBron James, to ball out in MyTEAM Triple Threat. Celebrating the game’s debut season structure with 8 successful MyTEAM Seasons, Season 9 – Out of This World! – is a three-week long season where players can experience new sets of rewards and challenges including: The debut of NBA 2K21 G.O.A.T. cards. Ballers can add five 99-everything attribute ratings and complete Hall of Fame badge cards to their collection this season; Begin the season with the mighty Boston Celtics point guard, ...

NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 8 “Trial of Champions” Available Now

NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 8 “Trial of Champions” Available Now
The next season of MyTEAM for NBA® 2K21 on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia and PC is available today. The battle is on for the NBA Championship, and it’s no different in the new MyTEAM Season – “Trial of Champions.” This season, ballers will participate in the Game of Rings — an epic Triple Threat competition featuring six challengers in the NBA Playoffs where the top scoring NBA player will earn the entire community a guaranteed player locker code. Season 8 – the Trial of Champions, is a six-week long season centred on the NBA Playoffs, featuring challengers and champions players will use to compete for challenges and rewards including: Begin the season with six special Trial of Champions cards of Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Donovan Mitchell, Ben Simmons, Jayson Tatum and Zion Williamson. Players should choose their challenger(s) carefully as the best performing ...

Start Your Engines: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 7 “Full Throttle” Available Now

Start Your Engines: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 7 “Full Throttle” Available Now
2K has announced the next action-packed season of MyTEAM for NBA® 2K21 on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia and PC. Start your engines, it’s time to put the pedal to the metal in the four week long MyTEAM Season 7 – Full Throttle. Matching the intensity of the conclusion of the NBA regular season, ballers will jump hot off the line on the race to level 40, with 150,000 XP released on day one to kick start the season. Season 7 – Full Throttle, the quickest MyTEAM Season to date, ends on June 4 and features a heart-pumping thrill of fast-paced action, challenges and rewards including: Start the new season off with a Ruby Evo Derrick Rose as the Level 1 reward, alongside 150,000 XP on day one. Players can race to level 40 to earn a Dark Matter Vince Carter as the Season ...

NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition Launches Today On Apple Arcade

NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition Launches Today On Apple Arcade
2K has announced the launch of NBA® 2K21 Arcade Edition on Apple Arcade, delivering an all-new basketball simulation game experience to Apple’s video game subscription service, available on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac devices. NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition offers a one-of-a-kind basketball experience, built with a graphics engine that delivers impressive gameplay resolution across Apple devices, while also boasting significantly improved visuals, AI, and animations. Players can experience the thrill of stepping into the shoes of their favourite NBA stars and take their game to the next level across a variety of exciting modes: Play 5-on-5 basketball featuring the latest NBA roster from the 2020-2021 season in Arena Quick Match; Experience fast-paced, over-the-top games on street courts in Blacktop Quick Match; Join a friend in Online Multiplayer to play cross platform via the Game Centre; Start a journey toward NBA legend status in MyCAREER and spend hours navigating through personal storylines and progression. Feel more immersed ...

Glitched Reality: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 6 Goes Live

Glitched Reality: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 6 Goes Live
2K has announced the next season of MyTEAM for NBA® 2K21 on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia and PC, featuring mysteries, codes and big rewards. Here is your hint…. RR3CJ. Can you complete the code? Uncover the mystery? This one will be easy, the rest may not be, Season 6: Glitched Reality is here, and it is up to YOU and the community to discover its secrets. Keep your eyes open. Some of these Glitched Reality mysteries should only be shared with friends; others will benefit the community as a whole. Over the next 6 weeks in MyTEAM some… peculiar, things will happen, but let’s begin with some of the known aspects of Glitched Reality. For the Level 40 reward, we have the player who has always been known as one of the ‘glitchiest’ in NBA 2K, one of the first glitched player cards ...

NBA 2K21 – New Challenges and Hero Cards Revealed In The New Update

NBA 2K21 – New Challenges and Hero Cards Revealed In The New Update
After a couple of successful months from the lunch of the best NBA game so far, season 5 is here and there are a couple of things you should know about it. First of all, it is called Age of Heroes and it has kind of a cartoonish vibe to it which is nice. There are many game improvements with the latest update, but most players are mainly focused on the MyTEAM mode. This mode enables you to assemble your team of superstars from the Modern Age and Golden Age of NBA, and with the latest update, we will see new challenges, rewards, hero-themed cards, and even new players. New Challenges NBA 2K21 is available to all consoles, but in order to get the most out of this realistic game, you need a next-gen console like the PlayStation 5. The new season 5 update comes with a ton of content including many challenges ...

Age of Heroes: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 5 Goes Live

Age of Heroes: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 5 Goes Live
2K has announced the next season of MyTEAM for NBA® 2K21 on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia and PC, featuring the Modern Age vs. the Golden Age of the NBA with player alter egos on full display. From Modern Age heroes like Zion Williamson smashing dunks to experiencing the power of flight as Golden Age hero Michael Jordan, MyTEAM Season 5 lets fans unleash their powers with new players, challenges, rewards and hero themed cards. Continuing the debut season structure in the franchise’s history, Season 5 – Age of Heroes features power, progression, rewards and more, in a variety of new content for ballers to enjoy, including: Build Your Own Hero: Evolve a Sapphire Evo LeBron James at the start of the season into a Diamond; Collect 30 brand new hero themed cards from the Modern and Golden Age of the NBA featuring superstars ...

NBA 2K21 & UnitedMasters Announce 10 Artists Chosen To Be Featured On NBA 2K Soundtrack

NBA 2K21 & UnitedMasters Announce 10 Artists Chosen To Be Featured On NBA 2K Soundtrack
The 2K and UnitedMasters competition (“2K Beats: The Search”) reaches its halfway point today with the reveal of the first 10 winners, including the first artist from Europe, who are set to join the NBA® 2K21 Next Gen soundtrack. The winners were announced by UnitedMasters on Instagram and chosen by Rapper Jadakiss, Ronnie 2K, Producers Murda Beatz and Tay Keith. The first 10 artists and tracks below will be added to the NBA 2K21 Next Gen soundtrack via an upcoming patch: Delly Everyday – Same Game (Phoenix, AZ); Caleb Isaiah – Legend (Grayslake, IL); Scotty Valid – UP (Covington, GA); Jupiter Ki – $20Mill (Portland, OR); Zane Smith – 24 Hours (Lithonia, GA); Kayo Porter – Never Miss (Jackson, TN); Smoovebeendidit – Hands Tied (Yonkers, NY); Skippa Da Flippa – Win Again (Davie, FL); 10k.Caash – Left Knee (Irving, TX); A1 Illa – Elevating (London, England). The full list of songs available in the game can also be found on the NBA ...

NBA 2K Inks First Of Its Kind Partnership With Kevin Durant

NBA 2K Inks First Of Its Kind Partnership With Kevin Durant
2K has announced a unique partnership with Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant and Thirty Five Ventures, the company co-founded by Durant and entrepreneur Rich Kleiman. Durant will be the icon athlete for Season 3 of NBA® 2K Mobile*, the authentic, console-quality NBA experience on your iOS or Android device, which is available today as a free, downloadable update on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. As part of a long-term partnership, Durant and his Thirty Five Ventures team will collaborate with 2K on future game development, exclusive content, in-game merch and more. Durant’s sports business platform, The Boardroom, will also work with 2K on original content. Additionally, Durant’s charitable organization – the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation – and 2K’s charitable arm, 2K Foundations – will work together on future court renovations and other programming to inspire underprivileged youth around the world. The Boardroom also has more details on today’s ...

Season Of Giving: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 3 Launches Today

Season Of Giving: NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 3 Launches Today
2K has announced that NBA 2K is releasing the next season of MyTEAM for NBA® 2K21 on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC, continuing the debut season structure in the franchise’s history. In the season of giving, MyTEAM Season 3 is giving you tons of new players, challenges, rewards and more. Living up to its name, MyTEAM Season 3 brings an array of new content for players, including: A new level 40 prize: Galaxy Opal Dwyane Wade. There will be 45 total levels this season, with extra prizes through levels 41-45; New Triple Threat and 5v5 ‘Spotlight Challenges’ with current and former NBA stars; New ‘Shaq Signature Challenge’ puts players in the 2000 Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers Western Conference Finals, with a grand prize HOF Badge inspired by Shaq and Diamond Shoe; New ‘Season of Giving’ packs featuring Pink Diamond Headliners in each pack. ...

Tune in to 2KFest: A Global Celebration of Basketball Culture and 21 Years of NBA 2K

Tune in to 2KFest: A Global Celebration of Basketball Culture and 21 Years of NBA 2K
Today, 2K will air the inaugural 2KFest, a 24-hour global livestream event bringing together the best of music, basketball, gaming and culture to celebrate the next generation of NBA 2K21. Beginning today, Nov 7, at 7pm and running through to 7pm on Saturday, the event will feature NBA and WNBA superstars and legends, musical talent and influencers from around the world, while offering exclusive giveaways through the day in the virtual extravaganza. Fans can tune in on the NBA 2K Twitter, with an additional livestream on YouTube. “2KFest is a celebration of the culture that surrounds the game of basketball. Everything from the sport and the superstars, to the music and the fashion, this is our way to recognize the lifestyle that’s inspired us over the last two decades,” said Alfie Brody, Vice President of Global Marketing at NBA 2K. “In a year that’s been marred by the widespread postponement ...

NBA 2K21 – The Next-Generation is Now

NBA 2K21 – The Next-Generation is Now
NBA 2K21 is built from the ground up to fully utilize the incredible power, speed and technology enabled by the next-generation of consoles. With new groundbreaking advancements, modes and features, NBA 2K21 represents an incredible leap forward and is the largest game in franchise history, ushering in a new era for sports simulation titles. The next-gen version of NBA 2K21 features a myriad of exclusive features, modes and advancements that are only available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S: Next-Gen Advancements: Next-Gen Graphics, Next-Gen Realism – Experience the NBA game with an enhanced level of realism and immersion possible only on next-gen gaming platforms. The dynamic new Rail Cam presentation transports the player to the hardwood floors, providing a full view of the game and highlights the incredible visual fidelity of the players and arena; Lightning-Fast Load Times – By utilizing the built-in solid-state drives (SSDs) of the next-gen consoles, NBA 2K21 now ...

The Next Generation of NBA 2K21 Now Available Worldwide

The Next Generation of NBA 2K21 Now Available Worldwide
2K is proud to announce that NBA® 2K21 for next-generation consoles is now available worldwide. Releasing today for Xbox Series X|S and on November 12, 2020 for PlayStation®5, NBA 2K21 is built from the ground up to fully utilize the incredible power, speed and technology enabled by the next-generation of consoles. With new groundbreaking advancements, modes and features, NBA 2K21 represents an incredible leap forward and is the largest game in franchise history, ushering in a new era for sports simulation titles. “In a year unlike any other, I’m incredibly proud of the team at Visual Concepts for delivering the most authentic, immersive and visually stunning NBA 2K game we’ve ever made,” said Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts. “From the introduction of the completely customizable MyNBA franchise mode, to the expansion of the WNBA experience, and even the return of affiliations, we developed the details of 2K21 with the express ...

NBA 2K21 Next-Generation New Neighbourhood Revealed

NBA 2K21 Next-Generation  New Neighbourhood Revealed
2K today revealed a new trailer introducing The City – the new multiplayer setting for the next-gen version of NBA 2K21. The most ambitious execution of a virtual basketball community ever with a map many, many times larger than previous Neighbourhoods, The City is complete with towering skyscrapers, sprawling plazas, a city centre and distinct boroughs controlled by rival affiliations. For more details on The City check out the latest Next-Gen Courtside Report here: https://nba.2k.com/courtside-report/nba-2k21-next-gen-the-city-courtside-report. The next-gen version of NBA 2K21 will be released on November 10 for Xbox Series X|S globally and on November 12 for PlayStation 5. For more information on NBA 2K21, please visit https://nba.2k.com/

Introducing The W: First-Ever WNBA MyPLAYER Experience In NBA 2K21 For Next-Gen

Introducing The W: First-Ever WNBA MyPLAYER Experience In NBA 2K21 For Next-Gen
With the launch of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S right around the corner, 2K today is excited to unveil a new feature coming exclusively to the next-gen version of NBA 2K21. Greatly expanding on the WNBA experience introduced last year, The W is the first-ever WNBA MyPLAYER experience for the NBA 2K franchise. Players will be able to create their own fully customizable WNBA player and take her through a pro career featuring all 12 WNBA teams and the league’s brightest stars including Breanna Stewart, Napheesa Collier and Diana Taurasi. “We’re really proud to continue our great partnership with the WNBA and introduce players to The W,” stated Visual Concepts senior producer Felicia Steenhouse. “Being able to recognize yourself both on and off the court is incredibly important to us. The W helps us elevate women’s basketball and highlights the starpower of the WNBA.” Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker added: “Creating ...

Get A Closer Look at NBA 2K21 Gameplay on Next-Gen with Visual Concepts Developers

Get A Closer Look at NBA 2K21 Gameplay on Next-Gen with Visual Concepts Developers
Since the first reveal of NBA 2K21 gameplay on next-gen consoles, the team at Visual Concepts has been hard at work sharing more details on how the game is built from the ground up to fully utilize the full power, speed, and technology of the PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S. Today, Visual Concepts executive producer Erick Boenisch and gameplay director Mike Wang presented a closer look at some of the new advancements brought on by the arrival of next-gen hardware. Commentating over new Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans gameplay footage captured directly from an in-progress build of NBA 2K21, Erick and Mike highlighted several examples of what the team was able to achieve in the next-gen version of the game. This included: Lightning-Fast Load Times: By utilizing the built-in solid-state drives (SSDs) of the next-gen consoles, NBA 2K21 now features incredibly short load times that get players directly ...

NBA 2K21 Next-Generation MyPLAYER and AI Systems Revealed in Final Courtside Report

NBA 2K21 Next-Generation MyPLAYER and AI Systems Revealed in Final Courtside Report
2K has revealed the last of three NBA 2K21 Next-Generation Gameplay Courtside Reports written by NBA 2K Gameplay Director, Mike Wang. The final report outlines changes coming to the MyPLAYER build systems alongside reworked AI to fully utilize the incredible power, speed and technology of next-gen consoles. The next-gen MyPLAYER system gives players a level of customization never seen before in a basketball game. These changes to the MyPLAYER build system gives ballers control over setting each individual rating to the cap they prefer and the new badge system offers more experimentation options. Increased computational power from next-gen consoles also allowed Visual Concepts to redesign the AI system in NBA 2K21 to more accurately model basketball better than ever before. Changes coming to both the defensive and offensive AI systems will give ballers a seamless on-court experience to do what they want to do, when they want to do it. Check out all ...

NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 2 Is Now Live

NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Season 2 Is Now Live
NBA 2K has unleashed the next season of MyTEAM for NBA 2K21 on current-generation consoles, continuing the first season structure in the franchise’s history. Season 2 focuses on highlighting the NBA’s off-season and the young talent emerging in the NBA. MyTEAM Season 2 brings a variety of new content for ballers to enjoy including: A new Level 40 Grand Prize: Pink Diamond Blake Griffin. New Triple Threat Challenges in single player mode, with a grand prize of a Diamond Rafer Alston. New Signature Challenges from Vince Carter and over 40 reward cards with NBA 2K21 Next-Gen cover athlete Zion Williamson as the Season’s Level 1 Free Agent card with Luka Doncic, Rui Hachimura, Trae Young, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and more waiting in the wings for players to unlock. New “Win the Weekend” agenda groups every weekend this Season in MyTEAM creates the opportunity to earn XP in all modes and progress through the Seasonal levels. Plus, Limited ...

Playstation 5 Exclusive Features Detailed In NBA 2K21 Next Gen Gameplay Update

Playstation 5 Exclusive Features Detailed In NBA 2K21 Next Gen Gameplay Update
2K today revealed the second of three NBA 2K21 Next-Generation Gameplay Courtside Reports written by NBA 2K Gameplay Director, Mike Wang. The report focuses on the significant next-gen improvements coming to movement systems, a promising new “Impact Engine” to better simulate player contact and a new haptic feedback and adaptive trigger feature available to PlayStation 5 users. NBA 2K21 is built from the ground up to fully utilize the power, speed and technology of next-gen consoles, and the next-gen version of the game is positioned to be an awesome leap forward and the largest game in franchise history. Today, we’re going to dive into some of the tech that we were able to create to make NBA 2K21 on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S truly feel like a next-generation experience. To view the full report click HERE PS5 Trigger Effect Something that always excites us as developers is ...

NBA 2K21 Next-Generation Gameplay Details Revealed In First Courtside Report

NBA 2K21 Next-Generation Gameplay Details Revealed In First Courtside Report
2K today revealed the first of three NBA 2K21 Next-Generation Courtside Reports written by NBA 2K Gameplay Director, Mike Wang. The first report outlines the newest gameplay developments around shooting, dribbling and passing that are coming to the next-gen version of NBA 2K21. Players will be treated to the most comprehensive NBA 2K basketball experience yet featuring gameplay changes around Pro Stick shooting and dribbling controls and a series of passing improvements powered by next-gen consoles. Built from the ground-up to fully utilize the incredible power, speed and technology of next-gen consoles, NBA 2K21 is an awesome leap forward and is the largest game in franchise history. Check out all the upcoming next-gen gameplay features in the first NBA 2K21 Next-Generation Courtside Report here: https://nba.2k.com/courtside-report/nba-2k21-next-gen-gameplay-courtside-report-1/ Stay tuned for more details and announcement in the days leading up to the next-gen release. NBA 2K21 will be available on November 10 for Xbox Series ...

NBA 2K21 Delivers A Jaw-Dropping First Look At Next-Gen Gameplay

NBA 2K21 Delivers A Jaw-Dropping First Look At Next-Gen Gameplay
2K today unveiled the first true look at what gamers can expect on next-generation consoles this November, debuting a brand new NBA 2K21 gameplay video captured on PlayStation 5. Built from the ground-up to fully utilize the incredible power, speed and technology of the next-generation of consoles, NBA 2K21 will be available on November 10 for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S globally, November 12 for PlayStation®5 in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea, and November 19 for PlayStation 5 in all other regions. “Never before have we been able to deliver this level of visual fidelity and realism in a video game,” stated Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts. “NBA 2K21 is the standout title that best delivers the promise of next-gen: truly revolutionary graphics, lighting-fast load times and incredible new features and gameplay only possible on next-generation hardware.” Today’s video features a raw look ...

Get Ready To Compete In The NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Unlimited $250,000 USD Tournament

Get Ready To Compete In The NBA 2K21 MyTEAM Unlimited $250,000 USD Tournament
NBA 2K is excited to announce the return of the MyTEAM Unlimited $250,000 USD Tournament for NBA 2K21. The tournament is already underway and will be played using the MyTEAM Unlimited Mode on NBA 2K21 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which features 5-on-5 NBA-style gameplay and allows users to choose any 13 cards from their Collection. Players can enter the tournament by pre-qualifying at the beginning of each new MyTEAM Season. Seasons are new to NBA 2K21’s MyTEAM mode, and bring new content and ways to play MyTEAM all year long at no additional cost. Each new MyTEAM season features new daily, weekly and seasonal-based challenges and prizes for players to unlock. Players need to reach the Emerald Unlimited tier in Unlimited Mode to qualify for one of four GameDays, where they will compete for the highest score by playing a series of qualifying matches. Pre-qualifying is already underway for the ...

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