Ahead of its September 4 release for present- gen, Visual Concepts is lastly drawing back the drape on information of its MyCareer story mode and flaunting a sandy brand-new beach community.
This year, Visual Concepts is bringing us a new community called 2K Beach for the current-gen edition of NBA 2K21. It was influenced by Southern California’s regional beach neighborhood, and Visual Concepts stated the group strove to record the appearance, feel, and ambiance to match it. You can play 3v3 streetball, 5v5 ProAm Games, and it comes loaded with minigames, easter eggs, and other brand-new material. The area is surrounded by hot stores like BOODLE’s, The REC, and NBA Store, and will be utilized to host occasions throughout the year.
The popular mode MyCareer, where you produce your own gamer and take them through a cinematic experience recording the low and high of the video game, will likewise return with some considerable modifications. This year’s story is called “The Long Shadow,” concentrating on a character called Junior, who is the kid of a cherished baller. Junior will stabilize measuring up to his daddy’s tradition as he attempts to take his own course to the NBA through high school and college. Yes, this year, Visual Concepts is reviving the college experience. The mode enables you to choose from 10 main certified colleges to participate in: Michigan State, UConn, Florida, Gonzaga, Syracuse, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, UCLA, Villanova University and West Virginia.
As constantly, Visual Concepts employed the assistance of some leading Hollywood skill for this journey. You can anticipate to area Jesse Williams (Grey’s Anatomy), Michael K. Williams (The Wire, Boardwalk Empire), Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond, Guardians of the Galaxy), Mireille Enos (The Killing, World War Z) and cover professional athletes Damian Lillard and Zion Williamson to be associated with Junior’s story to the NBA.
“We have a truly vibrant cast this year,” states senior manufacturer Ben Bishop. “There’s a great deal of enjoyable and intriguing characters assisting you along the method. I don’t like to ruin excessive in these early sneak peeks, however I will state among the important things that I believe is brand-new and amazing for us is that one important choice you do get to make is [between] one of two agents to go with. And depending which one you pick, it will have major differences on what happens to you as your career unfolds moving into the NBA.” One example Bishop gave was one of the agents allowing you to earn fans by playing in the park.
NBA 2K21 launches on September 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. A version is being built from the ground up for PS5 and Xbox Series X will be released at a later date.
As for what will carry over from current gen to next, Visual Concepts released a recent blog clarifying it in depth, but executive producer Erick Boenisch said, “Everything in MyTeam carries over: your progress VC, MTDB, tokens, badge progress. MyCareer is a bit of a different beast in next gen. We’re not going to have the beach in next gen because that’s something brand-new and crazy. So it doesn’t make sense to have that progress carry over … But the VC that you make playing in MyCareer in present gen is a part of what carries over into next gen.”
Visual Concepts also stated it’s working with the WNBA for some brand-new functions and advancements for the next-gen variation of the video game, and verified you would have the ability to produce a female MyPlayer in this variation. Sadly, it isn’t all set to elaborate on that right now.