NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Patch 5 Notes: Spring Theme Added to City, Player Likeness Updates, & More (Xbox Series X/S, PS5)

The fifth patch of Next-Gen NBA 2K21 dropped today, available now on Xbox Series X/S and Playstation 5. Read on for the full NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Patch 5 notes.

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NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Patch 5 Notes:

A new update is now available for the next-gen version of NBA 2K21!

It’s Spring in The City and the latest update features additions for the new season. Go check them out!

We’ve also updated a number of player likeness and facial animations alongside some MyTEAM Dark Matter fixes and various general updates to improve the game’s overall performance.

More details on the latest updates are available 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.

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