Some players are currently facing NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50 issue on Xbox One, PS4, and PS5. This 2K error 4b538e50 in NBA 2K21 is related to the network connection. We have posted some workarounds and fixes for this problem.
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If servers are up and working fine then follow the steps below to fix this issue.
This will fix error 4b538e50 in NBA 2K21.
There may be some software blocking your connection to the servers. If that’s the case, you will need to try a PathPing and a TraceRoute to see if there is any interference. Just follow these steps:
On a computer (which needs to be connected to the router you are currently using)
1. Open the Windows menu, type “CMD” and press Enter.
2. In the command prompt, enter the following command:
pathping -n 18.104.22.168
3. After a few seconds, the command prompt is going to show some statistics. To copy the output, right-click anywhere in the window and select: Select All. Right click again and select Copy. Open Notepad. Press Ctrl+V to paste into Notepad.
4. Back at the prompt, type tracert 22.214.171.124 and press Enter. Please wait until the window says Trace Complete.
Restart your console:
Clear your PS4’s cache to fix 2K error 4b538e50 in NBA2K21:
Press the Guide button on your controller, go to Settings, and select Restart console. When prompted, select Restart.
Alternatively, press and hold the Xbox button for about 10 seconds until the console turns off. After the console shuts down, press the Xbox button on the console again to restart.
An upcoming update will fix NBA 2K21 error code 4b538e50 on PS4, PS5, and Xbox One.