Tweaking the in-game graphics settings could help you get a lot better performance. Knowing which options to tweak is what you are here for.
NBA 2K21 Best Graphics Settings for FPS Boost / Performance Guide / Reduce Lag
Let’s quickly see how we can change the graphics settings in order to get good performance and still retain some amount of the game’s visual depth.
Go to Features on the Main Menu and select Video settings and change the following :
- Display Resolution – Native (Monitor Resolution)
- Window Mode – Fullscreen
- Anti Aliasing Level – 2
- Anti Aliasing Quality – 0
- Refresh Rate – Native (Monitor Refresh Rate)
- Vertical Sync – Off
- Dynamic Vertical Sync – Off
Advanced Settings :
- Shader Detail Level- Medium
- Shadow Detail Level- Low
- Texture Detail Level- Medium
- Player Detail Level- High
- Crowd Detail Level- Medium
- Media People Detail Level- Low
- Hair Detail Level-Low
- Ambient Occlusion- On
- Volumetric Lightning – Off
- Temporal Anti Aliasing – Off
- Depth of Field- On
- Motion Blur- Off
- Bloom- Off
- Floor Reflection- On
- Mirror Reflection- Off
- Buffer Count-1
- Max Anisotropy- 4 or 8
- Allow Computer Shaders – Off
- Shader Preload-Off
There you go the best settings for smoother performance and still keeping some amount of visual depth.
If you are still lagging in the game even after tweaking the in-game settings then click here to follow our guide on how to fix lag for NBA 2K21.
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3 thoughts on “NBA 2K21 Best Graphics Settings for FPS Boost / Performance Guide / Reduce Lag”
This isn’t clear- are these settings on the Xbox itself or in the actual game? We’ve looked and can’t find these settings to be able to change. Please help
If you have a crappy PC these are decent settings but they reduce frame drops, not lag.
Lag is caused by bargain basement Amazon servers that are pure trash and there may not be a fix.