NBA 2K21 will be a great display for the specs of next-gen powerhouse console Xbox Series X.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game on Microsoft’s next-gen console.
Latest News – Xbox Series X Price Rumors
There has been plenty of speculation on the pricing for the Xbox Series X, and one of the most recent clips to emerge on the topic involved gaming journalist Alanah Pearce.
In the clip, Pearce states that a retail worker claimed that the retail price for the console would be $599.
While this price is far from confirmed, it’s the latest in a series of numbers as experts try to figure out the next-gen pricing ahead of holiday release.
NEW Gameplay Features Revealed
Here’s everything you need to know about the new NBA 2K21 gameplay features and improvements!
You can also check out the initial announcements here.
Current-Gen Gameplay Trailer
NBA 2K21 has given us our first look at gameplay with the latest trailer!
The graphics and gameplay is all from current-gen platforms. Given how good it looks NBA 2K21 is going to be worth every penny on next-gen!
Forward compatibility CONFIRMED for Xbox players
Per an NBA 2K Spokesperson, “The current-gen version of NBA 2K21 will be playable on Xbox Series X via backward compatibility, while the next-gen version is only playable on Xbox Series X.”
So Xbox players will only need to buy the game once to play it all year!
However, to get the full next-gen experience NBA 2K recommend players get the Xbox Series X version of the game.
NBA 2K21 price revealed
Buying NBA 2K21 on Xbox Series X will cost you a little more.
The price is set at £64.99/$69.99 for the Standard Edition on Xbox Series X, while it will be £54.99/$59.99 on Xbox One.
Next-gen cover star for Xbox Series X
When the Xbox Series X arrives it will come with a special next-gen NBA 2K21 cover featuring Zion Williamson.
While there is no release date set for the hardware, NBA 2K21 will already be available by the time it does arrive.
Mamba Forever Edition – Dual Access included
The Mamba Forever Edition, a tribute to Kobe Bryant, will cost £84.99/$99.99.
This version comes with Dual Access, meaning you can buy it on release day (4 September) and will get a next-gen copy of the game with it, giving you the complete experience.
What can to expect from NBA 2K21 on Xbox Series X?
The full capabilities of the console have yet to be revealed, however we do have some pieces to the puzzle like the specs and a few gameplay clips.
However, we haven’t seen NBA 2K21 on the Xbox Series X yet.
The additional features and capability that 2K is promoting have not yet been revealed. The expectation is that they will blow gamers away though.
The Xbox Series X will come equipped with lightning-fast, high-bandwidth DDR6 RAM that Microsoft has claimed will “usher in resolution and framerates we’ve never seen before”.
What does this mean exactly? Well, it means that the Series X will be four times as powerful as Microsoft’s current console, the Xbox One X. With the One X currently the most powerful home console to ever be made, this console is going to possess unimaginable power.
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The console will support up to 8K resolution and 120 frames-per-second gaming experiences, and if that wasn’t enough, Xbox Series X will also have support for variable refresh rate and real-time ray tracing.
A massive increase in graphics quality – The addition of ray tracing – a rendering technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light as pixels in an image – means that players, fans, stadiums and everything in between will look better than ever before.
Lightning fast loading screens – By using the SSD as virtual RAM, there should be no such thing as loading screens on the Xbox Series X.
The most immersive sports gameplay – 8K supported gameplay means that visuals will be crisper and more realistic than ever! That means that things like important cinematics in MyCAREER will be more immersive than ever.
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