NBA 2K21 is going to be released on on September 4, 2020. The next-gen versions of the game is going to be released at launch along with NBA 2K21 Mt the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Microsoft and Sony have not yet declared official dates for console launch, however both are intended to debut in late November. When the new consoles are available, so will the launch of the next-gen versions of NBA 2K21. There are four variants of NBA 2K21 this year. There's a Standard Edition and Mamba Forever Edition which go Together with the current generation consoles. And there will be a Standard Edition and Mamba Forever Edition for the next-gen consoles. Each edition includes its own distinct cover. Damian Lillard will grace the normal Edition on the present generation while Zion Williamson is showcased on the Standard Edition of this next-gen version. Kobe Bryant is featured on both Mamba Forever Edition covers. There's good news and bad news for people that wish to update NBA 2K in the current generation to the next generation. The fantastic news is it is potential to do this without needing to purchase the game double. The good thing is it is not possible if you get the Standard Edition. If you would like to upgrade NBA 2K21 from the current generation to another creation, you must buy the Mamba Forever Edition. It's also worth pointing out you can just update to next gen should you keep within the console (PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 or more Xbox one to Xbox Series X). You will also receive the Zion Williamson Digital Collection at no extra cost as soon as you upgrade to the next gen version of the game. This deal is available through both physical copies of this game and digital copies. Some added bad news is your MyPLAYER Inventory and progress will not transfer in the next-gen switch.You can find more info regarding the next gen change on NBA 2K's website.One rumored feature, however, is your capacity to buy mt nba 2k21 produce a female player for MyCareer. We saw the coming of the WNBA at NBA 2K20, but fans were angry that there was not an ability to further the women's sport into MyCareer.