Next-gen versions of NBA 2K21 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X will feature next-gen AI and new MyPlayer customization, and next-gen versions of NBA 2K21 are slated to launch November 10-12 on Xbox Series X and PS5. , respectively, and 2K today released extensive details about customizing AI and MyPlayer. In terms of customization, 2K has reworked how stats are presented, how badges work, and how the take-over system applies to players in the game. Every Esports Ray NBA 2K review ever “The Next Generation Player Builder is all about personalization, ”a blog post by 2K Readings. “We have taken into account a lot of community feedback over the past few years as we have evolved the MyPLAYER building experience. One thing you have clearly heard from you is that you want more options. ” 2K Says This Preset Skill Breakdown Pie Charts are a thing of the past and gamers will instead have the control of setting each individual rating to the cap they prefer. There will still be restrictions based on player vital parameters in-game, so players won’t be able to maximize every skill, but 2K says there is more control than before to make your character exactly what that you want it to be. Next-gen NBA 2K21 as well. Many fan favorites will return, but 2K says most have undergone significant functionality changes.NBA 2K21 Screenshots “There are also new ones, some reactivated and some deleted,” according to the blog. “The badge point system and equipping process is similar to what you’re used to: performing well in the different categories (finishing, shooting, playmaking, defense / rebound) in any mode to win. badge points, then apply those points to whatever badges you want in those related categories. ”You can read an even more detailed description of the badges in the blog post for more information on the changes to this system. The latest aspect of the new next-gen MyPlayer customization, Takeover, has been “taken to the next level for the next generation,” according to 2K. Instead of limiting players to eight general archetype-based takeovers, 2K says it has broken those eight takeovers into 24 more specific abilities. The blog post has a list of all 24 abilities if you’re interested in what they are. On the AI side, 2K says the next generation presented an opportunity to reset many areas of the game. It was artificial intelligence, ”according to 2K. “Some of those elements are immediately noticeable and some are more nuanced for hardcore X’s and O’s hoops. But one thing’s for sure, NBA 2K21 continues to lead the way in accurately modeling its respective sport better than anyone else. something. we’re proud of ourselves and know that real students of the game appreciate the franchise. ”Speaking to AI defense, an update to on-ball, off-ball and auto-switch logic was made and 2K says gamers can expect to see fewer instances of AI calling for a switch without a display. The adaptive coaching engine also has the ability to recognize and adapt to different types of off-ball actions now and processor advocates have improved the logic. Hedge’s defensive system has also been overhauled and players can now call for help on defense by holding L1 / LB instead of just calling a double team. offensive game plans so players can choose a single option and jump right into the action. Double-team counterintelligence has also been improved, as has the end-game logic. Favorite games are returning and can now be used to set up a game group for starter units and bench units. Offensive play and freelance flow has been improved, AI players have been improved to prevent out-of-bounds positioning, and new pick-and-roll spacing has been implemented with plans for continuous system improvement to the future. Review current-gen NBA 2K21 while waiting for the next-gen releases to launch next month, then find out how the PS5’s DualSense will simulate player fatigue in-game. Wesley LeBlanc is a freelance writer and guide for Esports Ray. You can follow him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.