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NBA 2K21 on current-gen consoles released on September 4. While there aren’t as many launch issues as we’ve seen from some past versions, there are still a few things about the new game that aren’t functioning properly.
As of Sunday evening (September 6) custom roster and draft class have been inaccessible for the 2K Share community, and the same can be said for the Player DNA function. After searching the roster or draft class, the following error message is shown once you attempt to download the save.
For any version of NBA 2K this would be a pretty big problem, but for this year’s game, it’s perhaps an even bigger issue. Because of the impact the global pandemic has had on the real-life NBA season, everything from a roster standpoint is behind.
The current-gen version shipped without the upcoming rookies, and because we haven’t had free agency, none of the moves that will impact the 2020-21 season have taken place.
The custom rosters and draft classes could provide some needed distraction and diversity to the gameplay experience if users were able to share their creations as planned.
I reached out to 2K for an answer or an ETA for a fix to this issue, but as of the time of publication, there hadn’t been a response. Once there is a resolution or an update, I’ll have an answer to this problem affecting offline users, and specifically the MyGM and MyLeague communities.
A representative from 2K told me they are aware of the issue, and they are working through it. It appears 2K is prioritizing an issue where some fans who purchased the Mamba Forever Edition hadn’t received their bonus items, and then of course, there is the ongoing tuning of the shooting in the game.
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