NBA 2K18

System: Nintendo Switch Release date: 15/09/2017

The highest rated* 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 continues the franchise's tradition as "the gold standard of basketball simulation" (Sports Gamers Online) with unrivalled realism and true NBA gameplay.

MyPLAYER and MyTEAM

However you want to play, plenty of action awaits you on the court! Create your MyPLAYER and develop your own NBA journey in MyCAREER, or collect player cards to build your own all-star MyTEAM.

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The Neighborhood

Explore the Neighborhood with your MyPLAYER, interacting with other MyPLAYERS and characters, going head-to-head on the courts and more!

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Elite gameplay

The new motion system engine brings player control to a new level of realism. Now, dribbling and off the ball movement are no longer driven by animations. This ground-breaking technology dynamically creates animations to deliver the best gameplay experience possible. You are now in complete control.

Special guest commentary

The biggest roster of broadcasting talent in sports video game history gets even bigger. Legends Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett join the booth on a rotating basis to lend their expertise to the broadcast.

Legendary teams

The greatest players in NBA history from all 30 teams, together in all-time franchise rosters for the very first time. Compete in Play Now to decide once and for all which franchise’s all-time greats reign supreme.

Plus, with MyLEAGUE and MyGM, take control of an NBA franchise or the entire league!

Find out more about the Legend Edition and Legend Edition Gold here.


ATTENTION: a microSD card (sold separately) with free storage space of minimum 32GB is required to download this game, plus 5GB on the system memory. You must have your microSD card inserted before beginning the download.

*According to 2008 - 2016 Metacritic.com

What you need to know

This content is sold by Nintendo of Europe GmbH. The payment will be made with Nintendo eShop funds usable through the Nintendo Account used to complete the purchase.

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After the purchase is completed, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to the respective Nintendo Account, or respective Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U and Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

After you have completed the purchase, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to your Nintendo Account, or your Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

The details of the offer are displayed based on the country settings of your Nintendo Account.

The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

The use of an unauthorised device or software that enables technical modification of the Nintendo console or software may render this game unplayable.

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MyPLAYER

Create your MyPLAYER and develop your own NBA journey in MyCAREER. Build your career in NBA games, hit the courts in the Playground or join the Pro-Am circuit. Featuring new MyPLAYER upgrade and endorsement systems and so much more.

The Neighborhood

For the first time ever, MyPLAYERS live in a neighbourhood environment, where you can explore, interact with other MyPLAYERS, compete on the courts, listen to the latest beats and more!

Welcome to the Neighborhood

The Road to 99

NBA 2K18 also introduces the Road to 99, the overarching meta-game that rewards you for improving your MyPLAYER’s overall rating, regardless of which modes you choose to play. Featuring a unified badge system across Pro-Am, Park and your NBA journey in MyCAREER, your attributes, animations and badges all combine to define your play style on your road to a 99 overall rating.

MyTEAM

Build your all-star MyTEAM with new card types. Collect and compete with player cards featuring NBA legends from yesterday and today. Construct a salary-capped team for the all-new Super Max season mode, or draft cards for a 5 v 5 tournament in the new Pack & Playoffs mode.

Welcome to the Neighborhood

The Neighborhood is unlike anything ever seen in NBA 2K or any other sports career mode before. MyPLAYERs live in a neighbourhood environment with several locations in the city blocks to visit, flush with other MyPLAYERS and characters with whom to interact.

More about MyPLAYERS

Experiences and ratings revolve around your actions, whether it’s running into Kyrie Irving while getting a shave at the barbershop, competing on the courts in The Playground, getting inked at the tattoo parlor, listening to the latest beats or showing off the latest gear to your friends while strolling the block. Your experience is entirely shaped by how you compete, allowing you to reap the rewards of playing NBA 2K18 the way you enjoy it most.

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For the standard edition of NBA 2K18, please check the purchase options on the right-hand sidebar of this gamepage.

NBA 2K18 Legend Edition

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The NBA 2K18 Legend Edition includes the following digital items:

  • 100,000 VC
  • 20 MyTEAM Packs to build your perfect fantasy team (delivered one a week). Featuring a guaranteed Shaq card, one random Team 2K Free Agent card, and more!
  • Shaq Attaq shoes
  • Rookie Shaq jersey
  • Shaq Official Logo shirt
  • Shaq "nickname" jersey
  • Shaq Championship ring

NBA 2K18 Legend Edition Gold

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The NBA 2K18 Legend Edition Gold includes the following digital items:

  • 250,000 VC
  • 40 MyTEAM Packs to build your perfect fantasy team (delivered one a week). Featuring a guaranteed Shaq card, one random Team 2K Free Agent card, and more!
  • Shaq Attaq shoes
  • Rookie Shaq jersey
  • Shaq Official Logo shirt
  • Shaq "nickname" jersey
  • Shaq Championship ring
  • Mitchell & Ness Shaq jersey collection - 5 in total
  • Additional MyPLAYER apparel items


ATTENTION: a microSD card (sold separately) with free storage space of minimum 32GB is required to download this game, plus 5GB on the system memory. You must have your microSD card inserted before beginning the download.

What you need to know

This content is sold by Nintendo of Europe GmbH, payable with Nintendo eShop funds usable through your Nintendo Account. The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

After you have completed the purchase, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to your Nintendo Account, or your Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

Instructions for right to cancel

pdf icon Model Cancellation Form (PDF, 93 kB)

The use of an unauthorised device or software that enables technical modification of the Nintendo console or software may render this game unplayable.

This product contains technological protection measures.

Categories

Basketball, Sports

Multiplayer mode

Simultaneous

Players

1 - 10

Publisher

2K Games

Developer

Visual Concepts

Age rating

TBD

Nintendo Switch Game Card

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

17/10/2017

Age rating

TBD

Controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean

Download version (Nintendo Switch)

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

15/09/2017

Age rating

TBD

Controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, English

Download size

7357.86 MB