NBA Playgrounds Update Adds Over 40 Players, Readies Paid DLC

October 4, 2017Written by Tyler Treese

NBA Playgrounds update

A brand new NBA Playgrounds update is out, and it brings a bunch of new players to the arcade basketball game. In addition to 45 new pros, it also adds in five YouTubers, and second team jerseys for stars like Steve Nash and Chris Webber. Alongside this free update, Saber Interactive also announced that the game’s first paid DLC is out today. Called Hot N’ Frosty, it adds a selection of new courts and players.

Here’s what the free NBA Playgrounds update brings:

Saber has also released the fourth free content update for NBA Playgrounds on the PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One and Windows PC. This latest addition to the game introduces 45 new players (including Phil Jackson, Jamal Mashburn and Jalen Rose), five YouTubers (MaxBlack, NickTheBullsFan, GoodGameBro, TmarTn2 and KYRSP33DY) and second team jerseys for 15 players already in the game (including Steve Nash, Chris Webber and Muggsy Bogues). This free content update will be available on the Nintendo Switch at a later date.

Meanwhile the $9.99 DLC introduces three new courts for players to compete on: Rio de Janeiro, Toronto, and Miami. All three of these playgrounds come with their own tournament for the single-player mode. Eight rookies have also been added to the game including Markelle Fultz, Jayson Tatum, Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson, De’Aaron Fox, Dennis Smith Jr., Jonathan Isaac and Malik Monk.

Check out NBA PlaygroundsHot N’ Frosty DLC trailer below:

The latest NBA Playgrounds update, and its Hot N’ Frosty DLC, is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s coming to Nintendo Switch “soon.”