NBA Live 16 Update 1.04 Today Adds New Pro-Am Court, Fixes Lots of Bugs

Available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, today’s NBA Live 16 update adds the all-new Margaret Ding Lin Pro-am court, gear, accessories, over 50 new shoes, hairstyles, tattoos, and updated player scans, while also fixing gameplay and general issues.

Here’s the list of patch notes, according to the PS4’s Update History:

  • New Content: Margaret Ding Lin (LIVE Run) – Trial and Full Game
  • New Content: Margaret Ding Lin (Summer Circuit) – Full Game Only
  • Over 170 new tops, bottoms, accessories, shoes
  • 48 new hairstyles
  • New Randy Harris tattoos
  • More than 25 new player scans

Those new player scans include the following players: Frank Kaminsky, Justise Winslow, Jahlil Okafor, Willie Cauley-Stein, Jerian Grant, Larry Nance Jr, D’Angelo Russell, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Willie Reed, Rakeem Christmas, Myles Turner, Stanley Johnson, Samuel Dekker, Devin Booker, Pat Connaughton, Cameron Payne, Tyus Jones, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kevon Looney, Kelly Oubre, Emmanuel Mudiay.

You’ll also find these fixes:

Gameplay Fixes

  • Improved rebound input response time     
  • Added more rebound animations to help with timing and coverage
  • Improved failed rebound animations            
  • Made it easier to perform spin layups.         
  • Reduced sliding and warping for inside shots and layups. Also improved animation selection.            
  • Shot percentage tuning for mid range and 3 point shots      
  • Added a greater fatigue affect for shooting.              
  • Improved loose ball responsiveness for steals/rebounds and blocked shots
  • Sizing up on the perimeter for a longer duration will now trigger isolations  
  • Improved transition play after turnovers    
  • Fixed rare issues with double dribbles from post up and unders      
  • Improved catch animation selection for players in transition              
  • Improved help defense when scoring from the post             
  • Improved on ball defense facing logic to help cut off dribble penetration    
  • Fixed a rare case where players warp across the court after a change of possession
  • Fixed rare cases where players hands wouldn’t connect with the rim properly          
  • Fixed rare issues with ball warping when passing    
  • Summer Circuit AI alley-oop pass logic improvements           
  • Addressed rare miss catches in the post      
  • Fixed issues where pump fakes would over-rotate the players facing           
  • Fixed rare issue where players would not face the basket when performing a jump shot

General Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Blocked Shot not counting for “Contest” objectives   
  • Fixed gear display issues in Pro-Am lobby   
  • Host now defaulted to “Start Game” in the Lobby of Pro-Am games              
  • Fixed issue where Rising Star does not play the correct amount of minutes when the earned time is over thirty minutes     
  • Fixed issue when viewing the post game wrap up in Ultimate Team, skipping through any point would occasionally cause a black background          
  • Fixed issue where soaking in Pro AM Screens will occasionaly show online friends as offline
  • Improved detection of Contested Shots in the Paint             
  • Fixed Brooklyn Nets road jersey not being in the correct tops menu when the user selects the PRO-AM outfits in the Gear Shop.       
  • Inconsistent lighting for player avatar in summer circuit/live run lobbies adjusted    
  • Added “Good Defense” event for stopping an inside shot via a collision       
  • Improved stability if the fifth and fourth users leave a live run lobby just before the timer expires  
  • Fixed Lobby host changes in persistent sessions      
  • It is no longer possible to change your Play Style after becoming receiving the Superstar designation.           
  • Fixed framerate drop when User B constrains the title in a H2H game.          
  • Fixed occasional loud crowd cheer while playing in OKC       
  • Enabled standing crowd animation stream(s) for ProAm Venues     
  • Improved Pro-Am stability 
  • Fixed Dynasty salary cap restrictions issue  
  • Fixed issue where the rising star is told to guard someone else, but gets penalized when the original opponent that was guarded makes a shot in Rising Star mode
  • Fixed issue where Rising Star is not in the starting lineup when the Star becomes a ‘STARTER’ and enters a game in Rising Star mode
  • Tuned penalty for passing up shots
  • Pro-Am: Added link to Skills Progression from lobby              
  • Improved Content Update stability
  • Fixed parts of the geo blocking the camera in Terminal 23   
  • Fixed black texture where an exit sign should be in the Seattle Pacific University arena        
  • Addressed Summer Circuit AI Alley Oop tuning        
  • Fixed issue where the stanchion poles and clock do not turn invisible in SPU venue
  • Fixed issues with the Activity Feed
  • Fixed issue with blocks going back to offense too much       
  • Fixed issue where help defense fails to react in time from a successful post move  
  • Fixed standing crowd popping in game        
  • Fixed issue when on an interception or steal the AI ball handler goes into a one off animation when they have an advantage 
  • Fixed issue when playing a Summer Circuit game in Brooklyn Park with another User the Pre game NIS only showed 4 Players coming onto the court     
  • Fixed intermittent periods of not seeing lobby avatar images in the Pro-Am lobby  
  • Fixed “Make an Assisted Shot” not triggering when completing an alley oop, layup or dunk in Summer Circuit      
  • Re-ordered the position slots in the lobby to be PG, SG, SF, PF, C    
  • Implemented new generic facial animation
  • Fixed a soft lock that occurred when accepting an invite to a Summer Circuit lobby that is currently full         
  • Fixed issue when an opponent select the quit and count option in an Ultimate Team H2H game        

What do you think of the new update?

[Source: EA Sports, Operation Sports]