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NFL 2K1
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Peripherals supported: Jump Pack, Dreamcast Keyboard, Dreamcast Modem, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 HDR-0144
Sega Dreamcast
US
$? 51062
Sega Dreamcast
US
(Sega All Stars)
$? ?




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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 North America, NFL 2K1 debuted on the same day as the SegaNet service launched - the 7th of September, 2000[1].

History

Release

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[2]. 410,000 units had been sold by the first week of November 2000[2]

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[3]

The game is also the highest scored Sega game on Metacritic[4] The game online features was brought back online on July 22 2017 with the use of DreamPi[5]

Magazine articles

Main article: NFL 2K1/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

GamePro US 145.pdfGamePro US 145.pdf

PDF
Print advert in GamePro (US)

#145: "October 2000" (2000-xx-xx)


also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #134: "September 2000" (2000-08-08)[6]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №16, p82/83[7]
84
94
77 №2001-10, p23Media:DCM_JP_20010406.pdf[8]
80 №642, p36
88 №, p33[9]
Sega Dreamcast
84
Based on
6 reviews

Dreamcast, US
NFL2K1 DC US Box Back.jpgNFL2K1 DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
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Disc
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Inlay
Dreamcast, US (Sega All Stars)

Dreamcast, JP
NFL2K1 DC JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
NFL2K1 DC JP Disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, JP (Sample/Bible)

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References


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
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)