Earlier today, 2K Sports released the first next-gen gameplay reveal trailer for NBA 2K21. The brief video embedded above is nothing short of breathtaking and shows an overall evolved presentation of their popular basketball simulation series. If you saw the previously released current-gen trailer then you’ll notice right away just how much of a visual upgrade this is in terms of graphics and player models alone. Below is a quick description of what fans can expect from both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S versions of this game.
- 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;
- An expanded soundtrack with 202 songs at launch and more to come.
In addition to today’s video, Visual concepts reps have announced that they will start sharing more details on all of the next-gen gameplay specific features in the form of new trailers. Stay tuned for more updates on these topics and more as we receive them. NBA 2K21 is out now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Google Stadia. The next-gen versions launch on Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 on November 10th and 12th respectively.
Did any of you already pick up NBA 2K21 or do you plan on waiting until the next-gen version after watching this impressive trailer? Please feel free to let us know in the comments section below.