NBA 2K21 Update 1.05 Improves Likeness Of More Than 80 Players, Patch Notes Here

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NBA 2K21 Update 1.05 went live a few days ago. The patch is only live on current-gen consoles for now. PC and Switch versions of the patch will release in a couple of days. The update adds a new Ball Arena court floor and new Statement uniforms for the ‘20-21 NBA season. The likenesses and tattoos of almost 80 current NBA players, historic NBA players, and WNBA players have been improved.

The update also brought several bug fixes for MyCAREER, MyTEAM, and MyLEAGUE / MyGM mode. You can read the complete patch notes below and on the official site.

The next-gen version of NBA 2K21 will release on November 10 and 12 for Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 respectively. So, I would expect these changes on that port as well.

NBA 2K21 Update 1.05 Patch Notes


  • Beachgoers will now find Fall-themed decorations throughout the Neighborhood.
  • Additional player likeness and tattoo improvements for nearly 80 current NBA players, WNBA players, and historic NBA players.
  • New team Statement uniforms for the ‘20-21 NBA season.
  • New Ball Arena court floor for the Denver Nuggets.


  • The traveling Big Top event is on its way to 2K Beach.
  • Fixed an art issue that was affecting the basketball machines in Jeff’s Arcade.
  • Fixed an issue where the Roster Viewer screen in some cases could falsely display F grade rating for attributes.
  • Fixed a rare hang that would sometimes happen after certain drills in the Team Practice Facility.
  • Fixed an issue in MyCOURT where the player could lose functionality while standing in some specific spots in the living room area.


  • Fixed an issue preventing Limited stickers from appearing on cards in the Auction House while Limited is active.
  • Limited Time Events will now display a date for events that last multiple days.
  • Addressed an issue where the shot clock would not appear on the scorebug during Triple Threat Challenges.
  • Fixed an issue where custom badges were not showing up in Triple Threat offline or Triple Threat Challenges.
  • The Season Menu will now take you directly to your Season Agendas, unless you’ve leveled up.
  • Addressed an issue with some members of the crowd jittering during Triple Threat games.


  • All of the end of season awards have been updated now with the ’19-20 NBA season and Playoffs having completed.
  • Fixed an issue where the left stick and D-pad could lose functionality when viewing badges in the player card screens.

Many more fixes have also been included to improve the overall experience of NBA 2K21 across all game modes.

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