NBA 2K21 1.03 report – Patch notes
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NBA 2K21 1.03 report – Patch notes

NBA 2K21 1.03 report – Patch notes
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NBA 2K21 1.03 report – Patch notes

Developer Visual Concepts is again covering lots of NBA 2K21’s most significant problems and providing a few much-needed fixes inside the 1.03 update, which is currently available for many platforms. The most noticeable changes from the patch comprise the much-requested for improvement of the shot meter, enhanced audio logic in the commentators, and removing a couple of gameplay bugs within MyCareer Mode.

The Nintendo Switch variant of this game will even find a significant increase in frame rate performance — something which plagued the console’s iteration because launching. As a little incentive, the NBA Playoff Mode’s template currently mirrors the present 2020″bubble” Playoffs — a wonderful touch for Heat fans to kickstart they’re historical mad over the Bucks.

Here are the official patch notes in the 1.03 update.

General

  • Fixed an issue that would lead to players getting removed from online matches when greening shots due to divergent settings.
  • Improved audio logic for PA announcer, crowd, halftime and studio show, sideline reporting, and special guest commentators.
  • Player likeness improvements for Damian Lillard.
  • Improved art, lighting, and text readability for various menus throughout the game.
  • Fixed a rare hang that could have happened upon joining the 2K Beach Neighborhood from a friend invite in the Squad app.
  • Fixed a minor graphical issue when the Tall Scrunch Socks and the Compression Pants were used together.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing existing tattoos to disappear when applying new tattoos in the Neighborhood.
  • Fixed a hang that would happen occasionally when using the Nav Menu in the Neighborhood while also using the Playa Del 2K (MyCOURT) menu.
  • Fixed a display issue in the Boost Stand where the price would sometimes be displayed incorrectly.
  • For Neighborhood Park/Rec/Pro-Am games, the Ball Handle requirement to unlock Pro Dribble Moves has been lowered to 80.
  • Moved Park dribble moves to L3 (left stick click) for more consistent dribbling controls.
  • Improved frame rate performance for the Switch version of the game.
  • Fixed a PC-only issue where the user might get stuck on the Pro Stick Aiming selector screen at the main menu.

Gameplay

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  • Increased the size of the shot meter, based on feedback from the community.
  • Reduced first step acceleration (aka “speed boost”) out of certain dribble moves.
  • Lowered the effectiveness of pull-up jump shots.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing CPU big men defenders to get matched up against guards.
  • Added the ability for more moves to yield ankle breakers and defensive reactions.
  • Improved responsiveness of shots coming from certain post moves.
  • Excellent Release jumper animations now play with green center-aimed shots on the Pro Stick.
  • Fixed a Pro Stick shooting exploit that allowed for easy aiming when holding the Pro Stick prior to receiving a catch.
  • General improvements to defensive movement, including more responsive shifts, cuts, and stops.

MyCAREER

  • Optimized performance, camera angles, and other visual elements for scenes in The Long Shadow.
  • Fixed an issue where if a player skipped the story in-between high school games, their injury carried over to the NBA.
  • General stability improvements in college games.
  • Fixed an issue where the Takeover meter may fail to increase in certain cases.
  • Fixed an issue where halftime would sometimes not trigger during MyPLAYER Builder games.
  • Fixed an issue where the coach wouldn’t put you in the game during overtime games in high school.
  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes cause the Game Recap Totals screen to not display properly following MyCAREER NBA games.
  • Fixed a hang that could happen when a jump ball was triggered in MyCOURT’s new Personal Workout drill.
  • Fixed a hang that could happen for PC users when using the mouse to customize the Gatorade GX Bottle.

MyTEAM

  • Adjusted Single-Player Triple Threat and Triple Threat Online difficulties, based on community feedback.
  • Added a new page to the back of Player Cards that lists the Upgradable Badges for that player.
  • Fixed a hang that could happen during the lineup matchups overlay from the Domination menu.
  • Fixed an Xbox One only issue that allowed the game clock to continue counting down while inbounding the ball.
  • Improved physics for Ball Drops.
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MyLEAGUE / MyGM

  • New NBA Playoffs Mode bracket, matching the start of the current Playoffs.
  • Fixed an issue when overlays appeared with the incorrect year in WNBA Playoff mode.
  • Many more fixes included improving the overall experience of NBA 2K21 across all game modes.
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