How to fix NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50

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NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50 - How to fix

If you are encountering NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50, we can shed some light on what's happening.

From realistic graphics to immersive gameplay, there's a lot to love about NBA 2K21. However, like many games, NBA 2K21 is not without its share of bugs and errors. NBA 2K21 badge glitch, and no VC glitch, to name a few.


One common error that has been plaguing players lately is error code 4b538e50. So in this guide, we'll see if there are any ways to fix NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50.

How to fix NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50

Unfortunately, there is no solution for NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50.

NBA 2K21's online servers have been shut down as of December 31, 2022. As a result, you will not be able to play online modes such as MyCareer. However, you will still be able to play offline modes.

Currently, NBA 2K22 and 2K23 are the only games in the NBA 2K series that support online play. NBA 2K22 is available on Steam for $40. And NBA 2K23 is available now for a discounted price of $14. The offer ends on Jan 5.

What is NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50?

NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50 pops up when you try to play one of the online modes. It indicates that the connection to NBA 2K21 servers cannot be established for some reason. The error is accompanied by a message that reads:

There is a problem with your connection to our online services. Please visit for up to date information.

Error code: 4b538e50

NBA 2K21's online servers being shut down is the reason for the error code 4b538e50. As we mentioned above, this error cannot be fixed and your only option to play NBA 2K series online modes again is to purchase NBA 2K22 or NBA 2K23.