NBA 2K21 Patch Notes Revealed For New Update

A traveling Big Top, Lunar New Year decorations, and new tunes are all coming with NBA 2K21's latest update.

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NBA 2K21 is getting an update for both current- and last-gen consoles. The current-gen patch features updates to prepare for the MyTeam Unlimited $250,000 Tournament on February 20, new decorations at 2K Beach to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the introduction of the traveling Big Top to 2K Beach, and several game improvements. The next-gen patch adds new music to the soundtrack, and updated player likenesses for several current NBA players.

A number of younger players have had their likenesses updated to better match their real-life appearances. This is the second batch of players who have had their appearances updated in NBA 2K21. A previous next-gen patch updated the look of several jerseys, courts, and other NBA players.

NBA 2K21 Current-Gen Update 6 Patch Notes

General

  • Come celebrate the Lunar New Year at 2K Beach with new seasonal decorations.
  • Updated another set of player likeness for current NBA players.
  • Updated soundtrack in 2K Beats.
  • Disabled controller rumble for online play.

MyCAREER

  • The traveling Big Top has arrived at 2K Beach. Keep your eyes out in the coming weeks.

MyTEAM

  • Addressed a rare hang that could occur when starting a multiplayer match with a specific type of lineup
  • Various other stability and performance issues have been addressed to further improve the overall experience
  • Various non-gameplay updates in preparation for the MyTEAM Unlimited $250,000 Tournament on February 20th**. Watch games live with 2KStreamcast during the Tournament!

*Update is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam; will roll out to additional platforms at a later date.

**Excluding PC, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia

NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Update 4 Patch Notes

General

  • Updated soundtrack in 2K Beats, with additional new music drops in The City
  • Los Angeles Lakers court floor will reflect new changes for this season
  • Uniform updates have been made for the following teams:
    • Los Angeles Lakers (Home uniform)
    • New York Knicks (City uniform)
  • Updated another set of player likeness for current NBA players, including:
    • Udoka Azubuike
    • LaMelo Ball
    • Keita Bates-Diop
    • Leandro Bolmaro
    • Zylan Cheatham
    • Brandon Clarke
    • Troy Daniels
    • De’Andre Hunter
    • Jaren Jackson, Jr.
    • Frank Mason
    • Tyrese Maxey
    • Jaden McDaniels
    • Johnathan Motley
    • Zeke Nnaji
    • Elie Okobo
    • Miye Oni
    • Tariq Owens
    • Patrick Patterson
    • Payton Pritchard
    • Immanuel Quickley
    • Josh Reaves
    • Cameron Reynolds
    • Anfernee Simons
    • Robert Williams
  • Addressed the vertical line remaining on screen for a period of time on Xbox Series X/S

Gameplay

  • Reduced the effectiveness of fading three-pointers off-the-dribble, as requested by the community

MyCAREER/THE CITY

  • Private matchmaking is now supported during Pro-Am League Nights
  • Improved load times of menus when loading into The City
  • Foam fingers and boxing gloves will no longer remain equipped when going into games in The City
  • Addressed community reported issues with the badge progression display on the postgame recap screen
  • Resolved a rare hang that could occur upon completion of workouts in the Gatorade Gym
  • Various other stability and performance issues have been addressed to further improve the overall experience in The City

MyNBA

  • Updated the MyNBA Online load/download Draft Class option functionality
  • Improvements made to the way player morale is calculated
  • Resolved a player generation issue that led to inflated athletic attributes like speed and vertical as progression occurred

MyTEAM

  • Various preparations have been made for upcoming additions to MyTEAM
  • Enabled Situational Substitutions for both On-the-Fly Coaching and Timeouts in Domination, Challenge, Unlimited, and Limited modes
  • Addressed a rare hang that could occur when starting a multiplayer match with a specific lineup
  • Various other stability and performance issues have been addressed to further improve the overall experience

*Update is available on Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5

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