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NBA 2K21 next-gen patch reduces the effectiveness of fading threes

Published: 18:56, 11 February 2021
Zion Williams, NBA 2K21, Courtside report Next-gen patch update 4
NBA 2K21 | Courtside report Next-gen patch update 4

The latest NBA 2K21 patch is here for both current and next-gen systems, and it brings a whole lot to the game, like new music, new player likeness update, new gameplay tweaks and fixes, etc.

A new update has rolled out earlier today for the next-gen version of NBA 2K21. The 'Next-gen patch update 4' brings new music to 2K beats soundtrack, it updates uniforms for Los Angeles Lakers (Home uniform) and NY Knicks (City uniform) and updates the likeness for a whole bunch of current NBA players, including:

  • Udoka Azubuike   
  • LaMelo Ball   
  • Keita Bates-Diop 
  • Leandro Bolmaro
  • Zylan Cheatham 
  • Brandon Clarke
  • Troy Daniels   
  • De’Andre Hunter
  • Jaren Jackson, Jr.
  • Frank Mason  
  • Tyrese Maxey 
  • Jaden McDaniels
  • Johnathan Motley 
  • Zeke Nnaji   
  • Elie Okobo
  • Miye Oni  
  • Tariq Owens  
  • Patrick Patterson
  • Payton Pritchard
  • Immanuel Quickley   
  • Josh Reaves   
  • Cameron Reynolds
  • Anfernee Simons
  • Robert Williams

The patch also reduced the effectiveness of fading three-pointers off-the-dribble, which was a well-requested tweak by the 2K community.

2K NBA 2K21 MyPLAYER holding the ball in a Houston Rockets jersey AltChar author SubReal is sticking to the SG position, despite the PF META.

MyCareer/The City got many improvements, for example, the Pro-Am League Nights now supports private matchmaking, improved load times of menus when loading into The City, etc.

MyNBA and MyTeam modes have also received many various improvements. For the full patch notes, check the official NBA 2K courtside report .

The latest patch is also live for the current-gen version:

  • Lunar New Year at 2K Beach 
  • Soundtrack & player likeness update 
  • Big Top is coming to 2K Beach 
  • Fixes across every Game Mode  
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