*UPDATED* NBA 2K21 Trailer: Kobe Bryant trailer, next-gen trailer, gameplay, announcement, PS5, PS4, Xbox, news, updates, & more

In its official premiere, we’ve finally gotten our first look at NBA 2K21 on PS5, and some juicy details as well!

by Brandon Ridgely
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We got our first look at NBA 2K21 when the official reveal trailer premiered at the PS5 reveal event.

The trailer featured only Zion Williamson, who we expect to be a cover star of the game.

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Kobe Bryant Mamba Forever Edition trailer

Kobe Bryant is getting a special Mamba Forever Edition of NBA 2K21.

With two hand-painted pieces of cover art, one for current-gen and one for next-gen.

Official reveal trailer

The official reveal trailer generated plenty of hype about the upcoming NBA 2K21, but it wasn’t the full gameplay footage we were hoping to see.

At the end of the NBA 2K21 trailer, there was also a release date window, which was Fall 2020.

You can watch the official reveal trailer below.

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Gameplay trailer

The official reveal trailer did use footage from the pre-alpha stages of NBA 2K21 according to 2K Games, but we only got to see Zion Williamson in action.

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So when can we expect a full gameplay trailer for the game expected in Fall 2020?

For NBA 2K20, it was almost release day before we got a fully fledged gameplay trailer. That means it could be a very long wait.

Cover athlete announcement trailers

Damian Lillard will be the cover athlete for current-generation platforms!

On next-gen, Zion Williamson will be the cover athlete.

New scans

The graphics will be a huge make or break point for NBA 2K21, as fans have high expectations heading toward next gen consoles.

To match the expectations, 2K Games has teased some of the new scans they’re working with for this year’s game.

You can watch this video below.

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New scans on the way ???? #NBA2K21

♬ Any Other Way – Stix

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Soundtrack

While 2K Games is taking its time releasing the most important NBA 2K21 details, we have gotten some other exciting announcements.

One of the most recent reveals was a Tik Tok video announcing five artists that will be featured in the game’s soundtrack.

You can watch the video below.

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Comment who else you wanna see on the #NBA2K21 In-Game Soundtrack ???? @ray.2k

♬ Don’t I? – Tarik

The exciting list includes Stormzy, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Roddy Ricch, Polo G, and Tory Lanez. Each of these artists has many different hits that could fit the game perfectly, so we have high hopes.

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Brandon Ridgely

US Editor, but I cover a bit of everything. Current favorite games: NBA 2K20, MLB The Show 20, EA Sports UFC 3.