NBA 2K21 Servers to shut down in December


If you're still playing the game, it's important to know that the NBA 2K21 servers will be shutting down very soon.

We've got the exact date of the shutdown and how you can switch over to NBA 2K23 pretty easily, especially before Season 2 ends.

Time to get ready and migrate over to the latest game.

NBA 2K21 Servers Shutdown

The NBA 2K21 servers are set to close on December 31, 2022, giving you a little a month to continue playing the game online.

In the meantime, you can still enjoy what's left of the game by completing the various online game modes that are still supported.

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THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS: Servers will go offline in NBA 2K21 in December.

Once the NBA 2K21 servers are shut down, you'll still be able to play the game but you won't be able to access online game modes.

This leaves single-player modes like MyCAREER still available to you but at that point, you've probably gone through MyCAREER enough.

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Switching to NBA 2K23

Keep in mind that you won't be able to carry over things like builds when the NBA 2K21 servers are down, so you'll have to start over.

The good news is that NBA 2K23 expanded on the build system and brought things such as Replica Builds to the platform.

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JORDAN BUILD: Put together a player exactly like Jordan in NBA 2K23.

There is a Michael Jordan build, a Stephen Curry build, a Donovan Mitchell build, and even more to choose from in MyCAREER of NBA 2K23.

With the NBA 2K21 servers shut down, playing NBA 2K23 could be a great option, especially around the holidays.

Ratings Update in NBA 2K23 - 11/18

Although the NBA 2K21 servers are about to close, NBA 2K23 continues to be updated and the latest update featured new ratings.

Stephen Curry received a huge update and moved to 97 OVR, the highest rating in the entire game and he definitely earned it.

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RATINGS UPDATE: We've got a full ratings update for you in NBA 2K23.

One of the most notable updates to the NBA 2K23 ratings was Shae-Gilgeous Alexander receiving a +1 boost to hit 90 OVR.

Lauri Markkanen of the Utah Jazz received a +3 boost, going up to an 85 OVR. This season he's averaging 21.3 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 1.0 blocks per game.

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