NBA 2K21: Top earning title in September 2020

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NBA 2K21 dropped on 4 September, and had a truly remarkable launch month.

While 2K has spent plenty of time recently hyping up the amazing features the next-gen version will have, gamers have been enjoying the title on current-gen too.

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Top earner for September

NBA 2K games sell like hotcakes every year, and 2020 was no different.

NBA 2K21 sold 1.9 million digital units, with digital console sales up 19% over NBA 2K20 at launch.

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in-game revenue has seen an increase too, of 8% over last year.

All told that made NBA 2K21 the top earning title of September per a SuperData report.

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Some of this is attributed to the NBA playoffs running at the same time, heightening the interest in the sport and the game.

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Plans for next-gen

NBA 2K21 promised something big for next-gen, and 2K has started to outline what that means. From new player ratings to changes in Badges and new Takeovers, there is a lot of new gameplay options for players to enjoy on PS5 and Xbox Series X.

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All that comes with the natural upgrades the superior hardware offers, like faster loading and better graphics.

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NBA 2K21 is the first truly next-gen built sports title, and we can't wait to see how it plays on the new machines!