NBA 2K21 will bring together “one of the most important collection s of music in a sports game.”
Like every year, the NBA 2K saga will be delivered with a complete playlist, enriched with the latest news from the hip-hop, R&B, electro, pop and rock scene. In order to multiply the records, we learn that NBA 2K21 will offer this year the largest collection of music gathered in a sports video game.
Expected for September 4th on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia, then for this fall on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, NBA 2K21 will offer an exemplary playlist.Although the current generation console version will be released with only 52 tracks, the next-gen version of the title will be delivered with a total of 202 tracks, and of course, like NBA 2K20, the playlist will be enhanced with new music productions as updates are released.
Music has always been an integral part of NBA 2K and every year we strive to enhance the experience for the players.This year we’re able to reach new heights with a handpicked soundtrack produced by next gen technology and Damian Lillard as a cover athlete adding new titles to the mix; this year’s NBA 2K21 theme – Everything is Game.Alfie Brody, Vice President of Global Marketing for NBA 2K
As announced above therefore, NBA 2K21 will be the opportunity to discover the first two tracks of Damian Lillard, Dame D.O.L.L.A of his stage name, the athlete on the cover of the current-gen versions of the game.
Being on the cover was already a big deal for me, but being on the cover and having my music in the game is a huge accomplishment. Damian Lillard, leader of the Portland Trail Blazers
The soundtrack of NBA 2K21 will also take advantage of this opportunity to make us discover or rediscover the songs of British rapper Stormzy, Californian rapper Roddy Ricch, or the timeless rock band The Strokes.Of course, NBA 2K21 will also feature the music of the current big names on the scene such as The Weekend, Travis Scott, Pop Smoke, Cardi B, Black$tar, Rick Ross, ASAP Ferg and many others.
As a reminder, the soundtrack of the current-gen versions of NBA 2K21 is already available on Spotify.