NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Exclusive Features: Expanded MyCAREER Story and MyNBA

2K today is excited to unveil two new features and modes coming exclusively to the next-gen version of NBA 2K21: an expanded MyCAREER story and the new MyNBA! The next-gen version of NBA 2K21 will be released on November 10 for Xbox Series X|S globally and on November 12 for PlayStation 5*.

Expanded MyCAREER Story: Join the NBA G League, Play College Ball for Four Years and More. The current-gen version of NBA 2K21 welcomed players to The Long Shadow, this year’s narrative which tells the story of Junior and his journey of trying to make it to the NBA while carrying the burden of legacy. The next-gen version of NBA 2K21 gives players unprecedented new control on how they get to the league with more options than ever. Take your talents immediately to the league from high school like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James or get the full college ball experience like Draymond Green. New to the franchise is the exciting addition of the NBA G League, the NBA’s official minor league whose alums include freshly minted 2020-2021 NBA Champion Alex Caruso. 

The expanded MyCAREER story will also offer a new level of immersion, personality and activity only available in the next-gen version of NBA 2K21, including some appearances that longtime MyCAREER players may recognize! 

MyNBA: Revamped League Management Mode. MyLeague and MyGM players are among some of the most ardent NBA 2K fans out there, and this year brings a revamp to the league management mode with MyNBA. In MyNBA, players can create their own league and manage at both the GM and commissioner levels with unprecedented levels of control. Some of the new additions to NBA 2K21 include the ability to create leagues ranging from 12 to 36 teams, develop players in the G League and set new scoring rules like the ELAM Ending. Full details are available in today’s Courtside Report.

For more information on the next-gen version of NBA 2K21, be sure to check out the developer gameplay video and Courtside Reports covering next-gen fundamentals, movement and impact engine, and MyPLAYER Builder and AI. In addition, check out the recently released news covering The W and The City

Developed by Visual Concepts, NBA 2K21 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S is Rated E for Everyone from the ESRB. For more information on NBA 2K21, please visit

*PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S required to play the next-generation version of NBA 2K21. The PlayStation 5 console will be available on November 12 in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea, and November 19 in all other regions. 

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