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EAW 2K21 Reveal Notes

Soon to be available in a store near you and in digital download, EAW 2K21 will be released on November 11, 2020. As the launch date gets closer and closer, more features will be revealed to the public. This year’s iteration of the EAW 2K series will feature “The Last Messiah” Drake King on the cover and it will be available on Xbox One, Xbox One Series X, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Steam and Epic Game Store.

The cover of EAW 2K21 was revealed during Bloodsport and a later stream by the EAW 2K development team revealed some of the features we will see in the upcoming game. The reveal stream has effectively replaced the traditional press event that was not possible to set up this year due to the COVID 19 emergency situation. Fight Grid was able to attend the Live Stream and is happy to provide you with all the information you need regarding the upcoming release.

Revamped and updated arenas for Season 14.

EAW 2K21 will feature updated versions of the Voltage, Dynasty and Showdown arenas. For the first time ever in the series, the Fight Grid arena will also be included although it won’t be available on release date. The Free Per View arenas will also be included from day one. Some of them will be locked behind virtual currency called “EAW Bucks” that can be earned via an in-game reward system or purchased directly from the store using real world money. The developers have assured that every arena will be unlockable via gameplay and that the in-game progression is not “grindy” at all.

Screenshot of the current EAW Voltage Arena

Updated Championships belts

EAW 2K21 will feature the updated Championships designs that were introduced earlier this year. Every single Championship has been updated to its latest version, none of them was excluded from said feature. For the first time ever in the series, the “Create a Bhampionship” mode has been introduced, allowing player to recreate historic Bhampionships such as the Big Bak Bhampionship or Big Boogie Bhampionship, or create an entirely new Bhampionship for their own BBB division!

 


Screenshots of the updated Championship title belts

Iconic Soundtrack!

This year’s soundtrack has been finely tuned by 2K sound producers and it will include some of the best audio tracks ever in the series. Strap in for iconic artists such as Lil Uzi Vert, Pop Smoke, Travis Scott and many more.

Full Soundtrack includes:

ROCKSTAR – DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch
The Box – Roddy Ricch
Celebration Station – Liz Uzi Vert
In Your Eyes – The Weeknd
Man of the year – Juice WRLD
Go Stupid – Polo G, Stunna 4 Vegas, NLE Choppa, Mike WILL Made-it
THE SCOTTS – Travis Scott, THE SCOTTS, Kid Cudi
The Woo – Pop Smoke feat. 50 Cent and Roddy Ricch
Commercial – Lil Baby feat. Lil Uzi Vert
Solitaires – Future feat. Travis Scott
POPSTAR – DJ Khaled feat. Drake
Identity – grandson
Down Bad – Dreamville
Pool – Paramore
Dior – Pop Smoke
I Think I’m OKAY – Machine Gun Kelly
Mannequin Challenge – Young Thug feat. Juice WRLD
Ghost Town – Kanye West
True Friends – Bring Me The Horizon

Details on the estimated price point and pre order bonus were not disclosed at this time. Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the release date.

Written by Helen Delacroix

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