Fans can use the method described here to unlock the NBA 2K21 Gym Rat Badge, which improves physical characteristics without reaching Superstar 2.
The Gym Council badge in NBA 2K21 grants physical attributes a permanent bonus that increases Acceleration, Speed, Stamina, Strength, and Verticality by four. One way to get this badge is to achieve Superstar 2 on MyRep Progress, although it will undoubtedly require a significant amount of loops. Fortunately, there is an alternative and easier way to unlock the Gym Rat badge NBA 2K21MyCareer game mode.
Before delving into this method, however, you need to make it clear that the Gym Rat badge it awards is not the same as the one that comes out of reaching Superstar 2 in a big way. In particular, the Gym Rat badge, which players can unlock through MyCareer, can only be applied to the character it was obtained with, while the badge derived from MyRep Progression can be applied to all characters. Players who wish to use the process outlined here to unlock the Gym Rat Badge for more than one character in NBA 2K21
How to unlock the Gym Rat Badge in NBA 2K21
When that’s set, the process to earn the Gym Rat Badge through MyCareer is to play 40 regular season games and then win the playoffs and finals. While this may seem like quite an undertaking, NBA 2K21 Players can simulate certain games to speed things up a lot. The case where it’s okay to simulate games is as follows:
- Players can simulate the required 40 regular season games after advancing 25 points.
- After 40 regular season games, fans can simulate the games that lead to the NBA playoffs.
- Players can simulate the playoff games after advancing 25 points.
Some players insist that having multiple team exercises during the finals is an important part of winning and earning the Gym Rat badge, while others feel that it is simply unnecessary. Of course, fans can decide for themselves whether they want to use the time for shooting exercises NBA 2K21However, it is important to emphasize that the Gym Rat badge will not be unlocked if a player loses in the final.
Now that this method of obtaining the Gym Rat badge has been described, it is worth going back to the previous point about Superstar 2. Fans who think they might want to use the badge on multiple characters should really consider MyRep Progression NBA 2K21 unless they just can’t get enough of the game’s MyCareer mode.
NBA 2K21 is available now for PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One and mobile devices. The versions for PS5 and Xbox Series X are in development.
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