- NBA 2K18
Ratings & Reviews
- Developer: Visual Concepts
- Publisher: 2K
- Platform: Nintendo Switch
- Genre: Sports and Outdoors
- Release Date: 10/17/2017
Internet download and Micro SD card required (minimum 32GB recommended).
Run The Neighborhood
The future of sports career modes has arrived, allowing you to play the game the way you like.
Build your career in NBA games, hit the courts in The Playground Park, join the Pro-Am circuit, or explore the shops and venues in an all-new open neighborhood setting.
Featuring new MyPLAYER upgrade and endorsement systems, our biggest cast of characters to date including NBA players, and so much more.
The Road to 99
The overarching meta-game that rewards users for improving their MyPLAYER's overall rating, regardless of which modes they choose to play. Featuring a unified badge system across Pro-Am,
Park and your NBA journey in MyCAREER, your attributes, animations and badges all combine to define your play style on your road to a 99 overall rating.
Get a free sneak peek at the neighborhood, one week prior to the full release of NBA 2K18. Hit the Proving Ground streetball courts with your MyPLAYER and show the world what you have to offer.
Available September 8 on the PS Store and Xbox Live.
Updated Create A Player
Create the MyPLAYER you want, whether scanning your face with the MyNBA2K18 mobile app or building something custom using our preset options.
Hairstyles have been updated with numerous new options to choose from, and body weight and height are more accurately represented to ensure the unique look you want for your MyPLAYER.
Collect player cards featuring NBA legends from yesterday and today, and compete in a variety of online and offline modes.
Construct a salary-capped team and compete against other users of similar ability in a new season mode. With a limited salary cap to distribute among 13 players, you'll have to be strategic in selecting your lineup for each round.
Prizes are awarded based on your performance each round, ensuring that every game matters.
Pack & Playoffs
An all-new draft mode that challenges you to build the best possible 5-man team from packs you'll open before each round. Compete against other users' drafted teams and advance to earn better prizes.
With Pack & Playoffs, it's a new lineup and a new experience every round.
Play through a 30 game schedule for each of the 30 NBA teams. Earn MyTEAM points and prizes as you work your way through 900 unique challenges based on the 2017-18 NBA schedule.
New Motion System
The new motion system brings player control to a new level of realism. Now, dribbling and off the ball movement are no longer driven by animations.
This groundbreaking technology dynamically creates animations to deliver the best gameplay experience possible. You are now in complete control.
Improved Shot Meter
Hit shots more consistently thanks to an improved shot meter, featuring multiple feedback points for more precise shot timing.
Improved Player Accuracy
Countless hours of work have been put in to make every NBA player look and feel like their real-life counterparts, down to the smallest details including scars, stretch marks, and even faded tattoos.
The player body system has been completely redesigned to accurately match the physique of every player in the league, and player faces have been rebuilt from scratch to show more details and respond more realistically to light.
Laser Scanned Uniforms & Accessories
Laser scanned uniforms from all 30 NBA teams accurately depict each design down to the smallest stitch.
Using True Color Technology, team colors have never been more pure & authentic, and whites have never popped so brightly. And with the overhauled player body system, uniforms fit accurately for each specific body type.
To round out the complete on-court look of an NBA player, users will enjoy the largest collection of scanned shoes and accessories in NBA 2K history.
Special Guest Commentary
The biggest roster of broadcasting talent in sports videogame history gets even bigger.
Future Hall of Famers and former NBA 2K cover athletes Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett join the booth on a rotating basis to lend their expertise to the broadcast, bringing the total number of in-game broadcasters to 13.