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NBA 2K21 PS4: PS5 Details, Review, Current-Gen Trailer, Features, Editions, Dual Access, Latest News & more

NBA 2K21 is already a hit on current-gen consoles PS4 and Xbox One, and that's before new next-gen exclusive features arrive for the PS5 and Xbox Series X!

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For those playing 2K's newest basketball game on PS4, here's everything you should know.

Latest News - PS5 Showcase Reveals Next-Gen Console's Details

NBA 2K21 PS4 players have time to think over the next-gen leap, as Sony has revealed the price and release date of their next-gen console, PS5.

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THE PRICETAG: The standard PS5 and Digitial Edition will give players options when picking up Sony's next-gen powerhouse

The PS5 will follow a staggered release, which will mean players in Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Mexico, South Korea, and the United States will get the PS5 on 12 November, while the rest of the world will get it on 19 November.

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Release Date

NBA 2K21 has officially arrived, with the game releasing on Friday 4, September 2020.

If you haven't already, you can grab your copy here.

NBA 2K21 Review

There's plenty to get stuck into in NBA 2K21, with new features for the likes of MyCAREER and MyTEAM.

Find out what we made of the new title in our NBA 2K21 review.

NBA 2K21 Editions

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Despite all the hype surrounding NBA 2K21's release on next-gen consoles, the game will release on the PS4 and Xbox One as well.

READ MORE: NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition

The PS4 Standard Edition will set you back £59.99 / $59.99.

But players that want to also play on the PS5 can purchase the Mamba Forever Edition to get access to both Standard Editions, which will set you back £84.99 / $99.99.

Current-Gen Gameplay Trailer

To see current-gen NBA 2K21 brings to the table, look no further than the Current-Gen Gameplay Trailer!

You can watch the trailer in full here:

Alternatively, you can read over the official 2K announcement of current-gen gameplay features here.

Dual Access

There is Dual Entitlement on PS4 to PS5, but only if you purchased the Mamba Forever Edition.

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MAMBA FOREVER - The Kobe Bryant version on Current (L) and Next (R) Gen

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2K has promised that the game has been built from the ground up for next-gen, and as such will have some features on the PS5 that are unavailable on the PS4.

READ MORE: NBA 2K21 Buyer's Guide

While your MyTEAM content will transfer across generations, MyPLAYER will not.

Cover Athlete

NBA 2K21's current-gen cover star is none other than Portland's Damian Lillard!

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TRAIL BLAZER - Damian Lillard is the Standard Edition cover star

NBA 2K21 on Next-Gen

While you'll be able to play NBA 2K21 on PS4, you'll be missing out on a game developed for next gen capabilities.

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ROOKIE COVER STAR: Zion Williamson earned next-gen cover honors in his rookie season

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We know there will be new features, game mode additions, and incredibly fast loading speeds on next-gen, although we don't know any specifics yet.

The bespoke next-gen version costs £64.99 / $69.99 - head here to order it now.

READ MORE: NBA 2K21: Is cross platform coming to 2K?