As confirmed by Xbox Wire earlier today, NBA 2K21 arrives on March 4th, when it does it’ll also be available on Xcloud (Game Streaming Preview) to those subscribed to Game Pass Ultimate.
NBA 2K21 is described as…
“NBA 2K21 is the latest release in the world-renowned, best-selling NBA 2K series. 2K21 leads the charge with next-gen innovations, while continuing to deliver an industry-leading sports video game experience on the current generation of gaming platforms.
With extensive improvements upon its best-in-class graphics and gameplay, competitive and community online features, and deep, varied game modes, NBA 2K21 offers one-of-a-kind immersion into all facets of NBA basketball and culture – where Everything is Game.”
This marks NBA 2K21’s second trip to the cloud, however being included in GamePass Ultimate means it’s available to play instantly via Xbox Game Streaming Preview (Xcloud) and all without having to put your hand in your pocket outside the of the fee you pay for your subscription.
Xbox continue to bolster their value by adding premium titles to their lineup and by simultaneously bringing it to the cloud, it certainly continues to indicate how serious they view cloud gaming.