*UPDATED* NBA 2K21: Pre-orders OPEN – Standard, Mamba Forever Edition, PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PC, next-gen, price, dual-access, release date & more

The next basketball sim can now be pre-ordered, now that all editions have been confirmed by 2K!

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NBA 2K21 pre order

It’s official! NBA 2K21 is arriving on 4 September 2020 and pre-orders are now open!

There are just two editions of the game this year, with the Legend Edition replaced by a special version onourng the iconic Kobe Bryant.

Keep reading to pre-order your copy of NBA 2K21 now!

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Pre-orders for the upcoming game are now live!

Unlike the usual trio of editions, there are two editions this year – Standard and Mamba Forever Edition.

NBA 2K21 Standard Edition Pre-Order

NBA 2K21 is available for £54.99 / $65 on current-gen consoles – if you pre-order now you’ll guarantee your copy on release day.

Pre-order from GAME now on either PS4 or Xbox One and receive the following bonuses:

  • 5000 Virtual Currency
  • 5000 MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Promo packs (Delivered one a week)
  • 9 MyCAREER Skill Boosts
  • 5 pair Shoe Collection
  • Cover Athlete Digital Collection
  • A GAME Exclusive NBA or LayUp Basketball
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PRE-ORDER NOW: NBA 2K21 pre-orders are officially open!

PRE-ORDER NOW: NBA 2K21 Standard Edition on PS4 or Xbox One

However, the Standard Edition does not include dual-access to next-gen and the game will set you back £64.99 / $70 on PS5 and Xbox Series X. 

So, if you’re looking at upgrading your console, the special Mamba Forever Edition is the much better option to go for.

GET MAMBA EDITION NBA 2K21 HERE!

NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition Pre-Order

For NBA 2K21, the Legend Edition is replaced by the Mamba Forever Edition, celebrating the late great Kobe Bryant.

Kobe Bryant’s list of achievements in basketball is endless and the Lakers legend is more than deserving of being immortalised through this special NBA 2K21 edition.

The Mamba Forever Edition costs £84.99 / $100 and includes:

  • 100,000 Virtual Currency
  • 10,000 MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Tokens
  • 60 MyCAREER Skill Boosts
  • 40 MyTEAM Promo Packs (10 at launch, then 3 per week)
  • 2 Sapphire MyTEAM Standard Edition Cover Athlete Cards 
  • MyPLAYER Shoe Collection
  • MyPLAYER 72 HR 2X REP Boost
  • MyPLAYER backpack and ball
  • Mamba Forever Edition Cover Athlete Digital Collection

PRE-ORDER NOW: NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition on PS4 or Xbox One

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IMMORTALISED: The late great Kobe Bryant has been honoured in the upcoming 2K game

Pre-order from GAME now on either PS4 or Xbox One and receive all of the above and the following bonuses:

  • 5000 Virtual Currency
  • 5000 MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Promo packs (Delivered one a week)
  • 9 MyCAREER Skill Boosts
  • 5 pair Shoe Collection
  • Cover Athlete Digital Collection
  • A GAME Exclusive NBA or LayUp Basketball

The Mamba Forever Edition includes dual-access meaning if you purchase it on either current or next-generation platforms, you will get a free copy of the standard edition game on the other generation.

We will update this article with a pre-order link for the Mamba Forever Edition as soon as possible.

Next-Gen Pre-order

If you’re looking to play NBA 2K21 on Next-Gen consoles but don’t want to pay for the Mamba Forever Edition, then you can pre-order your Next-Gen copy below:

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NEXT-GEN: Zion Williamson is the cover star for Next-Gen

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NBA 2K21 will feature MyTEAM Cross-Progression and a Shared VC Wallet within the same console family (PS4 to PS5, Xbox One to Xbox Series X).

READ MORE: Absolutely everything you need to know about NBA 2K21

This means that if you pre-order the Mamba Forever Edition on current-gen, any MyTeam bonus/progress will carry over to your new console.

NBA 2K21 Nintendo Switch Pre-Order

2K’s upcoming title is also available to pre-order and play on the Nintendo Switch!

There is just one edition for the Switch which can be pre-ordered here.

If you pre-order from GAME you will recieve the following bonuses:

  • 5000 Virtual Currency
  • 5000 MyTEAM Points
  • 10 MyTEAM Promo packs (Delivered one a week)
  • 9 MyCAREER Skill Boosts
  • 5 pair Shoe Collection
  • Cover Athlete Digital Collection
  • A GAME Exclusive NBA or LayUp Basketball

PRE-ORDER NOW: NBA 2K21 on the Nintendo Switch

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