If it is not EA, it is writer 2K inflicting controversy by making use of unskippable adverts to load screens after launch. PlayStation 4 title NBA 2K21 now sports activities in-game advertisements earlier than you hit the court docket as the sport hundreds within the gamers, crowd, and area. Within the tweet beneath, you may see how the Oculus Quest 2 is marketed to PS4 customers earlier than they hop to dunk a two-pointer. A fast clip of an actor making use of the headset seems earlier than the $299 worth flashes on-screen.
This was an issue gamers confronted in final yr’s NBA 2K20 and it seems to have come again as soon as extra on this yr’s iteration. In fact, the advert doesn’t break up gameplay and, if something, provides to the authenticity of 2K’s goal of making a real-life basketball match in your telly. Nonetheless, no one actually enjoys being marketed to after buying a $70 recreation, do they? Who is aware of if this tactic can even carry over to the PlayStation 5 model, which prices much more should you opted for the model containing a free next-gen improve.
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[source twitter.com, via resetera.com]