NBA 2K21, the yearly title of the NBA series from 2K is out and it brings back an old error that has persisted since the 2016 title of the game. The NBA 2K21 error code 2fd7b735 occurs due to a network connection problem. It can occur across platforms from PC, PS4 to Xbox One. You could either encounter the error due to a local problem i.e. your system or network hardware or an issue with the servers. Basically, whenever the game fails to connect to the server you may see this error code.
As such, the first step should be to restart the system across devices and reattempt to play the game. If the error continues, try checking the stratus of the servers. You can use the official website or any third-party website such as Downdetector.
Once you have confirmed the servers are not at fault, you can continue with the solutions in this guide.
Fix NBA 2K21 Error Code 2fd7b735
The developer or 2K Game Studies classified the NBA 2K21 error code 2fd7b735 as an unidentified error, which means we do not have much information about the error from the developer, except it’s due to a connectivity problem. Thankfully, the long history of the error with the various titles over the years has led to some proven solutions. Here are the fixes you can try.
Fix 1: Create a New Player (for all devices)
The first fix that we suggest and quite a lot of users confirm it on Reddit is to create a new player. Once you have created a new player, skip past the prelude and the player should load without any issue. Now, quit and go to the main menu and load the original player. This should successfully bypass the bug and you should be able to play without any error.
Fix 2: Change Domain Name Servers (for all devices)
Sometimes the default DNS can create problems connecting with games, the Google DNS is recommended. Hence, attempt to change the DNS. Here are the steps for various devices.
How to Change DNS Settings on Xbox One
- On the controller, press the Guide button.
- Select All Settings > Network > Network settings > Advanced settings > DNS Settings > Manual.
- Input the Google DNS addresses 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 in both the primary and secondary fields and restart the console.
How to Change DNS Settings on PS4
- Open the PlayStation and head to the main Menu and go to Settings
- Select Network Settings > Internet Connection Settings > Custom
- Select LAN for cable and Wi-Fi for Wireless depending on the type of connection you are using
- Next, select Custom and change the IP Address Settings to Automatic; Do not specify for DHCP host name; manual for DNS settings, and enter the primary and secondary DNS – 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199 – ; Automatic for MTU settings; and Do not use for Proxy server.
- Save and Restart the PlayStation 4.
How to Change DNS Settings on Windows 10 or PC
- Press Windows Key + I to open the Windows Settings
- Select Network & Internet
- Click on Change adapter options
- Select the network and right-click > Properties
- Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties
- Toggle Use the following DNS server addresses and fill the Google DNS 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206
- Click Ok.
These are the two of the most effective solutions that can resolve the NBA 2K21 Error Code 2fd7b735. If the above solutions fail, we have some other tips below.
Other Solutions to Fix NBA 2K21 Error Code 2fd7b735
If nothing recommended above has resolved your error, try the following.
- Ensure that your console software is up-to-date.
- Ensure that the game is updated.
- Try disabling the Windows Firewall or antivirus software before playing the game.
- Reset the router/modem.
If all else fails, you must reinstall the game across devices to resolve the error. We hope that your NBA 2K21 Error Code 2fd7b735 is fixed following the above solutions. If you have a more effective solution drop them in the comments.