NBA 2K19

Visual Concepts, 2K

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
81
Top Critic Average
71%
Critics Recommend
Based on 70 critic reviews
Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.
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NBA 2K19

Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.

Rating Summary

Based on 70 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

71%

Critics Recommend

Based on 70 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 11, 2018
Xbox OneSep 11, 2018
PCSep 11, 2018

Developer: Visual Concepts

Publisher: 2K

Genres: Simulation, Sports

NBA 2K celebrates 20 years of redefining what sports gaming can be, from best in class graphics & gameplay to groundbreaking game modes and an immersive open-world “Neighborhood.” NBA 2K19 continues to push limits as it brings gaming one step closer to real-life basketball excitement and culture.

Where to Buy

Amazon
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Review Data

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Mighty Head
23
Strong Head
24
Fair Head
9
Weak Head
2

IGN

8.5 / 10.0
IGN

For many, basketball is more than just a game, and NBA 2K19 doesn't take that lightly. It throws every resource it has into the theatrics of the sport, creating charismatic presentation, a well-written story mode, and strong core gameplay. The series' persistent weaknesses are still apparent in areas like the transition game and ludicrous microtransactions, but there's so much variety to how its extensive MyLeague mode plays out that there's always a reason to look forward to the next game of basketball.

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

2K had little choice but to listen to its community following the damage done last year but they've rebounded with possibly their best-ever title.

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Game Informer

9 / 10.0
Game Informer

The most well-rounded sports game on the market once again

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Polygon

Unscored
Polygon

There seems to be a stronger foundation in place this time around, and for fans, that may be enough to keep their basketball season from ending early.

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