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Trailer: NBA 2K21 shows off its moves in next-gen first look

NBA 2K21 is coming to the next generation of consoles and it’s looking pretty sharp doing it. Get a glimpse of the PS5 edition in the latest trailer.

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“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.”

Greg Thomas, president of Visual Concepts

Next-generation highlights include:

  • 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.

Expect to see NBA 2K21 hit the PS5 starting on the on November 12th through the 19th, depending on your region. The Xbox Series X|S will get a global launch just before that period begins, on November the 10th.

You can check out our current-gen review of the game here.

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