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|System(s): Sega Dreamcast|
|Developer: Visual Concepts|
|Peripherals supported: Jump Pack, Dreamcast Keyboard, Dreamcast Modem, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box|
|Genre: Super Real Sports (スーパーリアルスポーツ), Sports|
|Number of players: 1-4|
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NFL 2K1 is an American football game released as part of the 2K series of games. It was released exclusively on the Sega Dreamcast and is a sequel to NFL 2K. In Japan, a limited edition version titled NFL 2K1 Bible was released which came with a poster.
In the US, NFL 2K1 out-sold the PlayStation 2 release of Madden NFL 2001 during the first two weeks of sale, selling 139,000 units (versus 126,000) in its first week, and 208,000 (versus 159,000) by the end of week two. 410,000 units had been sold by the first week of November 2000.
The games servers where shut down in the early 2000's when SegaNet shut down, however fans are currently working on brining the game back online sometime in 2018
The game is also the highest scored Sega game on Metacritic.
- Main article: NFL 2K1/Magazine articles.
|Sega Retro Average|
|Dreamcast, US (Sega All Stars)|
ROM dump status
- Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast
- File:NFL2K1 DC JP pack back.jpg
- http://sega.jp/dc/010102/ (Wayback Machine: 2009-09-16 20:58)
- https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-11-01 19:55)
- Electronic Gaming Monthly, "November 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 46
- Press release: 2000-11-28: Sega Sports NFL 2K1 Outsells the Competition on Its Debut; First Ever Online Console Game NFL 2K1 Becomes Number One Football Game This Fall
- https://www.metacritic.com/company/sega (Wayback Machine: 2019-11-23 02:03)
- Electronic Gaming Monthly, "September 2000" (US; 2000-08-08), page 58
- DC-UK, "December 2000" (UK; 2000-10-23), page 82/83 (82)
- Dreamcast Magazine, "2001-10 (2001-04-06,13)" (JP; 2001-03-23), page 23
- Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 33
|American Football games published by Sega|
|Joe Montana Football (Mega Drive) (Master System/Game Gear) (DOS) (1990) | Joe Montana II Sports Talk Football (1991) | NFL Sports Talk Football '93 Starring Joe Montana (1992) | Joe Montana's NFL Football (1993) | NFL Football '94 Starring Joe Montana (1993) | NFL '95 (1994) | Prime Time NFL Football Starring Deion Sanders (1995) | NFL '97 (1996) | NFL 98 (1997)|
|Joe Montana NFL Football (IBM PC) (unreleased)|
|College Football's National Championship (1994) | College Football's National Championship II (1995) | NCAA College Football 2K2 (2001) | NCAA College Football 2K3 (2002)|
|NFL 2K Series|
|NFL 2K (1999) | NFL 2K1 (2000) | NFL 2K2 (2001) | NFL 2K3 (2002) | ESPN NFL Football (2003) | ESPN NFL 2K5 (2004)|