2K has unveiled the first true look on how NBA 2K21 will look like running on the next-generation consoles that will be coming out this November. The video captured below shows the game running on the upcoming PlayStation 5.
The video above gives us a raw look at next-gen gameplay in an exhibition game between the Golden State Warriors and the Dallas Mavericks. Players are brought right up to the action on the hardwood – as if they suited up themselves – and the game is brought to life thanks to new AI systems that power every single person in the arena! From here, the new Rail Cam presents NBA 2K21 gameplay in a dynamic and visually stunning fashion, elevating the game to new immersive heights.
“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, lightning-fast load times and incredible new features and gameplay only possible on next-generation hardware.”
Here are some of the things that were improved upon in the 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.
NBA 2K21will 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.