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What’s New in NBA LIVE 18

NBA LIVE 18 features new gameplay and modes, including THE ONE, a dynamic career experience that challenges you to make a name for yourself in THE LEAGUE and on THE STREETS.

The One

Personalize your athlete, choose your role, and start your NBA legacy. Follow no one. Be THE ONE. Learn More


Make a name for yourself in THE STREETS by competing at the same iconic venues where both NBA and street legends hoop.


From draft day to ring ceremony, develop your skills in THE LEAGUE and become an NBA superstar.

Always Connected

Your progress in THE STREETS and THE LEAGUE are connected, giving you the freedom to choose how you want to rise through the ranks.

Choose your mode

Live Events

Team up in Takedown mode and head to iconic street venues where you can challenge NBA and street legends and their crews.

Live Run

Link up with an online team to take down opponents in competitive events.

Pro-Am Tour

Rise through the solo ranks in the Nike Pro-Am Tour by playing solo story and throwback challenges.


Take control of your favorite NBA team and play the role of GM, coach, and player. Draft top players, make smart trades, and improve your skills with the distinctive upgrade points system. Every decision is yours as you ball through each season, in a streamlined experience, while building your dynasty.
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Ultimate Team

Build a hand-picked squad of hardwood superstars from past and present. Earn Coins or purchase NBA LIVE Points and scoop up packs from the store to acquire more players, coaches, uniforms, and stadiums, adding strength to your roster. Complete challenges, receive rewards, and elevate your status. Collect. Upgrade. Dominate!

Get Authentic Action

Gameplay for the Win

Take control of your game on the sticks, and let your quick decision-making, playstyle, and choices drive you to the next level. Experience gameplay fluidity like never before with all-new player animations and signature finishes in every matchup.
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WNBA Is in the House

The sharp-shooting, rim-rattling action of the WNBA is here. Take your favorite teams and stars into Head-to-Head mode for this unprecedented basketball game first.
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Dominate in Live Events

Instantly play in real-time, uniquely-crafted Live Events offering challenges and rewards all year long within solo, co-op, and multiplayer.

Available Now

Your legacy begins now. Play NBA LIVE 18 now and become THE ONE.

**Conditions and Restrictions apply. See the Game and Offer Disclaimers for full details.

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