While there are plenty of NBA 2K21 fans who enjoy watching every cutscene a game has to offer, you wouldn’t be blamed if you prefer to skip all the flashy cinematics and get straight to the gameplay. That’s why we’re here to walk you through how to skip cutscenes in NBA 2K21.
Skipping Cutscenes in NBA 2K21 is fairly easy to do and requires minimal input on your part.
How to Skip Cutscenes in NBA 2K21
While a scene is playing, you can hold down the X Button on PlayStation 4, the A Button on Xbox One, or the B Button on the Nintendo Switch to skip said scene. It won’t trigger automatically as a safeguard against accidentally pressing these buttons during a scene, so be sure to keep the button pressed until you’re brought to a new cutscene or a gameplay segment.
There’s no limit to how much you can do this either, so if you don’t want to watch any of the cutscenes in the game, you’re free to skip them all at your leisure.
Are There Penalties for Skipping Cutscenes?
As for whether you might be missing out on anything by jumping past cutscenes in NBA 2K21, it depends on what you want out of the experience.
If you’re looking to see the full story behind your created character’s rise through the ranks of the NBA, then skipping cutscenes will keep you from seeing the full journey and all of its facets. On the other hand, if you only want to play the game and compete in matches against other players, then you won’t be missing much by forgoing the title’s cinematics.
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