Because we're talking about game modes, my biggest issue is that there has been no chatter from them concerning "MyLeague" which is where I spend most of my time when playing my Playstation. MyLeague is my favourite mode due to the freedom it gives and the fact that you don't have to spend any money to create a great.
Teams can be relocated or create new teams, download the uniforms of other users and floor designs (I'm in the company of SuperSonic fans) or blow up a team, build an entire team, and import draft classes coming up, or older draft classes. You can basically do whatever you'd like. That's why it's so addictive.
While the mode itself is awesome, it's not received much attention in the last few years. 2K is calling this the best game they've ever played and when "MyLeague" remains unimproved by 2K, then I'll have trouble seeing the claims become reality. This game may be their greatest yet I believe. The reason why is that last time we saw a next gen jump the quality of NBA 2K improved vastly from appearance, game modes, to play.
Just a few months after that leap was made, they released 2K16 and 17 which I'm of the opinion that they were the two greatest games they've released, with 16 being their top. They could create a similar game for NBA 2K21. The boredom generated by COVID-19 is going to make it even more impactful.
The new generation of 2K21 will be available in the time that the new consoles will be released for Xbox and Playstation on the 10th of November.
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