Stevivor claimed that the ads were also running on NBA 2K21's PC and PlayStation 4 versions. NBA 2K20 started showing unskippable ads last Halloween NBA 2K MT. NBA 2K19 played around with them during summer, following its launch, around the time when it went for sale with a 95 percent discount. Both created backlashes that quickly went away.
In-game ads -- and not just fake billboards or real-life sponsorships -- is nothing new. Madden NFL 10 began with it on the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360. There were also the pre-game bumper ads for Snickers 10 years ago.
In September, EA Sports inserted unskippable advertisements in UFC 4 (and even 2018's UFC 3), which came out in August for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. EA later apologized to the players and disabled the ads. The publisher noted that in-game advertising was "not new to the UFC franchise," but said its inclusion "should be communicated to players in advance."
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