NBA Live 18

EA Tiburon, Electronic Arts

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
73
Top Critic Average
23%
Critics Recommend
Based on 26 critic reviews
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NBA Live 18

Rating Summary

Based on 26 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

23%

Critics Recommend

Based on 26 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 15, 2017
Xbox OneSep 15, 2017

Developer: EA Tiburon

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genres: Simulation, Sports

NBA LIVE 18 introduces THE ONE, an all-new, dynamic career experience centered on your player, your choices and your legacy. Create your unique player identity and select a role on the court along with signature abilities and traits, only you can pull off. Embark on your quest to be the greatest basketball player on the planet in The League and The Streets with, or against other players in solo, co-op and multiplayer challenges delivered through LIVE Event content. Dominate the court with innovative one-on-one gameplay arming you with an arsenal of all-new moves for each position with unprecedented control and responsiveness. Put your new-found skills to the test as you manage and build your favorite team in Franchise and Live Ultimate Team. Follow no one, Be The One.

Where to Buy

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NBA LIVE 18 Cover Athlete James Harden

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IGN

6.5 / 10.0
IGN

NBA Live 18's simplistic and fluid mechanics make for an approachable game of NBA, or WNBA, basketball. But for all that it does well on the court, elsewhere it fails to live up to its potential. There are plenty of side modes, but few have the depth or interesting new ideas to be worth getting invested in.

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Game Informer

7 / 10.0
Game Informer

Still lacks the depth of its rival, but The One mode gives Live a destination mode worth building upon

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GameSpot

7 / 10
GameSpot

EA Sports' basketball series returns from a one-year hiatus with new features that outshine its traditional modes.

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Polygon

7 / 10.0
Polygon

NBA Live 18 is best for a very personal brand of basketball, focusing on a created superstar and the moves that make him stand out in a game that skews more toward individual play than teamwork.

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Recent News

NBA Live 19 brings women to its career mode

NBA Live 19 brings women to its career mode

Mixed-gender games will also feature in EA Sports’ basketball series

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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid Announced as NBA Live 19's Cover Star

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid Announced as NBA Live 19's Cover Star

He's the first 76er to be featured on the front of the EA basketball series.

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E3 2018: NBA Live 19 Release Date Announced

E3 2018: NBA Live 19 Release Date Announced

EA has announced when NBA Live will launch this year, plus new features for The One mode.

Read full article on IGN