NBA 2K21 looks stunning running on PlayStation 5

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I've got a confession to make: I'm no basketball fan, but even I can appreciate how good NBA 2K21 looks running on PlayStation 5.

2K released the game's first next-gen gameplay today, and it's a real stunner. The player faces are incredibly realistic, the animations smooth, and the court packed with detail. Even the crowd - that bane of sports games - looks the part.

2K said this video offers the first true look at what gamers can expect on next-gen consoles this November, and I believe it. The image below, taken from the video's first slow motion shot, is why we know it's legit.

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The footage makes me wonder what FIFA 21 may look like on next-gen consoles. Over to you, EA.

NBA 2K21 comes out 10th November on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S globally, 12th November for PS5 in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea, and 19th November everywhere else (that includes the UK).

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