Included as part of Nintendo’s Switch presentation yesterday, NBA 2K18 was officially announced by 2K today. Releasing in fall 2017, NBA 2K18 will “continue the franchise’s tradition as the “gold standard of basketball simulation,”” complete with “unrivaled realism and true NBA gameplay.”
2K says NBA 2K18 will be available “across all platforms,” suggesting it will come to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, and mobile. So far, Nintendo Switch is the only specific platform confirmed to be getting NBA 2K18. That version launches in September 2017.
Here’s what Nintendo says NBA 2K18 will offer:
The highest rated [according to Metacritic] annual sports title of this console generation comes to Nintendo Switch with NBA 2K18, featuring unparalleled authenticity and improvements on the court.
Shape your MyPLAYER and write your own narrative, build your dream MyTEAM, take control of the league, or prove you’re the best of the best by competing against players from around the globe.
NBA 2K18 will continue the franchise’s tradition as “the gold standard of basketball simulation” (Sports Gamers Online) with unrivaled realism and true NBA gameplay.
- Create your MyPLAYER and develop your own NBA journey in MyCAREER.
- Build your all-star MyTEAM with new card types.
- MyLEAGUE and MyGM – Take control of an NBA franchise or the entire league.
- More features to be announced!
It remains to be seen if the Switch will version will differ from the other platforms, so stay tuned for more details from 2K later this year.
[Source: Nintendo; Screenshot is from NBA 2K17]