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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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