07 Oct 2020 2:31 PM +00:00

*UPDATED* NBA 2K21 Next-Gen COUNTDOWN: Next-Gen Gameplay Revealed! - PS5 and Xbox Series X Pre-Orders, Release Date, Latest News & more

NBA 2K21 is still moving fast a month after release, and things are about to hit a new gear approaching next-gen!

Even better, the newest NBA 2K21 next-gen gameplay trailer reveals how things will look come launch day.

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Latest News - Next-Gen Gameplay Features

Huge new features are coming to NBA 2K21 with the next-gen version.

From reworking ball physics to adding new layers of control to your size-ups and shooting, it will take the gameplay on next-gen to a whole other level.

NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Gameplay Trailer

NBA 2K21's newest trailer reveals next-gen gameplay - and it looks fantastic!

NBA 2K21 Next Gen Gameplay Reveal Trailer Damian Lillard
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GAME FACE: Dame has his game face on in the next-gen gameplay reveal trailer

You can watch the full trailer below:

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NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Release Date

It's official, we now have the next-gen release dates for NBA 2K21 on PS5 and Xbox Series S / X.

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WHAT A RELEASE! You can even pre-order!

The game will be a launch title for both platforms and be available for Xbox Series S / X for 10 November, and PS5 on 12 November / 19 November.

NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Pre-order

If you want to guarantee your copy of the game, and get to play it as soon as possible, then pre-ordering is the way to go.

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SPLASH BROTHER: Curry is ready to get back to the NBA Finals in NBA 2K21 on next-gen

Check out the links below, where you can pre-order for Xbox Series X / S and PS5!

New Next-Gen Features

There are a whole host of reasons to go and pick up NBA 2K21, not least the plethora of new features already available on current-gen consoles!

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THE EXCHANGE! The Exchange is one of many new features

But we've been promised even more massive new features come next-gen, features so important game mode progress won't carry over from current-gen versions outside of MyTEAM.

READ MORE: NBA 2K21 MyPLAYER Builds: Paint Beast - Badges, Attributes, Stats, Guide & more

With MyPLAYER progress being a huge surprise to not carry over to next-gen consoles, we could see some massive changes in this area come next-gen.

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NBA 2K21 Editions

If you've not already bought NBA 2K21, and would like to play before the release of next-gen consoles, there are several NBA 2K21 editions you can choose from.

READ MORE: NBA 2K21 Pre-Order NOW: Standard Edition, Mamba Forever Edition, Next-Gen, Price, Rewards & more

The NBA 2K21 editions are as follows:

  • Current-Gen Standard Edition - £59.99/$59.99
  • Next-Gen Standard Edition - £64.99/$69.99
  • Mamba Forever Edition - £84.99/$99.99
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MAMBA FOREVER! The late Kobe Bryant will front the deluxe version of the game

You can read our full buyer's guide on the benefits of each edition here.

But a basic breakdown is that the Mamba Forever Edition will allow players more interested in playing NBA 2K21 on next-gen consoles to still try the game out now on current-gen.

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