When 2K’s NFL arcade sport was introduced as in growth, the corporate mentioned it is going to be engaged on “non-simulation soccer sport experiences,” which means the video games is not going to be like EA’s Madden soccer video games, which has the simulation soccer online game expertise cornered fairly effectively.
When this 2K NFL arcade sport releases presumably subsequent yr, it is going to be the primary time in effectively over a decade that anybody however EA has launched an NFL soccer online game. The final non-EA NFL sport was 2K’s extremely well-received, aggressively-priced ESPN NFL 2K5 again in 2004. After that launch, EA signed a long-term exclusive deal with the NFL.It’s unknown when this sport will launch, however it’s now identified that followers should not count on to play it earlier than April of subsequent yr. When requested for particulars in regards to the untitled sport when it was initially introduced, 2K mentioned the aim is “all the time authenticity, depth, enjoyable, and because it pertains to these titles — approachable and social soccer experiences.” The firm additionally mentioned it believes this sport is “an excellent alternative to service a extra informal market, and our analysis reveals there’s an urge for food for that.”
As far as what which means for platforms, that is at present unknown. While ready to study extra about this sport, try our ideas on the one NFL sport launched final yr in IGN’s Madden NFL 21 review.
Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. You can observe him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.