NBA 2K21 Next Gen Update (Today, March 17) PS5 and Xbox Series X Patch Notes

What's new in the NBA 2K21 update?

By Kyle Knight

March 17, 2021

There’s a brand new update for NBA 2K21 that was released today (March 17, 2021). We’ve got everything you need to know about the latest update for the PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles. As of writing, the update has only been released for the next-gen version of NBA 2K21 but if the update is released for PS4 and Xbox One, we’ll make sure to update this article.

Each year fans are treated to a brand new NBA game, but with the next generation of consoles launching at the end of 2020, Visual Concepts released a next-gen version of NBA 2K21 shortly after the launch of the PS5 and Xbox Series S|X. You can check out the official trailer for the next-gen launch below, it was quite the visual upgrade!

NBA 2K21 March 17 Patch Notes

The official patch notes for the NBA 2K21 March 17 update have arrived, you can find them below.

  • The City has received an all-new Spring update to help ring in the warmer months!  This will be going live starting Thursday.
  • The following players have received likeness, tattoo, and/or signature facial animation updates:
    • Mikal Bridges
    • Jaylen Brown
    • Thomas Bryant
    • Vernon Carey Jr.
    • John Collins
    • James Ennis
    • Malachi Flynn
    • Wenyen Gabriel
    • Daniel Green
    • Tyrese Haliburton
    • Kevin Huerter
    • Cameron Johnson
    • Tre Jones
    • Saben Lee
    • Theo Maledon
    • Terance Mann
    • Juwan Morgan
    • Joakim Noah
    • Jordan Nwora
    • Daniel Oturu
    • Jerome Robinson
    • Isaiah Stewart
    • Tyrell Terry
    • Xavier Tillman
    • Anthony Tolliver
    • Rayjon Tucker
    • T.J. Warren
    • Paul Watson
    • D.J. Wilson
    • Robert Woodard II
  • Resolved an issue that caused the names of some playbooks to disappear.
  • Addressed a rare issue with Dark Matter player cards not displaying the player reveal during pack openings (MyTEAM).
  • Addressed an audio issue with Dark Matter card animations (MyTEAM).
  • Prep work for Season 6 of MyTEAM.  It’s…peculiar.
  • Various stability and performance issues have been addressed to further improve the overall experience.

Play NBA 2K21 For Free

If you’ve never tried out the latest NBA title, you can actually try it for free on Google Stadia up until March 23, but you have to be a Pro Subscriber on Stadia. If you tick those boxes you can download and play NBA 2K21 for free on Google Stadia, which also includes the multiplayer mode.

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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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