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== Development ==
 
== Development ==
 
NBA 2K18 was officially confirmed in January 2017, and was released worldwide on September 19, 2017; players who pre-ordered the game received it on September 15, 2017. It is the first game in the series to be released for the Nintendo Switch; it was also released for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows. Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics is the cover athlete. When the game's cover was revealed, Irving was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but was later traded to the Celtics before the game's release. As a result, developer Visual Concepts announced that a revised cover featuring Irving in a Celtics uniform would be released due to the trade. The special edition versions of the game, which include various physical and digital extras, feature Shaquille O'Neal as the cover athlete. O'Neal was previously the cover athlete of NBA 2K6 and NBA 2K7. In Canada, DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors is the cover athlete.Like NBA 2K17, a free title for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, called The Prelude, was made available prior to the release of the main game; in it, the player creates their MyPlayer for use in the main game's MyCareer mode.
 
NBA 2K18 was officially confirmed in January 2017, and was released worldwide on September 19, 2017; players who pre-ordered the game received it on September 15, 2017. It is the first game in the series to be released for the Nintendo Switch; it was also released for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows. Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics is the cover athlete. When the game's cover was revealed, Irving was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but was later traded to the Celtics before the game's release. As a result, developer Visual Concepts announced that a revised cover featuring Irving in a Celtics uniform would be released due to the trade. The special edition versions of the game, which include various physical and digital extras, feature Shaquille O'Neal as the cover athlete. O'Neal was previously the cover athlete of NBA 2K6 and NBA 2K7. In Canada, DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors is the cover athlete.Like NBA 2K17, a free title for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, called The Prelude, was made available prior to the release of the main game; in it, the player creates their MyPlayer for use in the main game's MyCareer mode.
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== Reception ==
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Based from Metacritic, ''NBA 2K18'' holds a metascore of 87/100 on PC<ref>[https://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/nba-2k18 NBA 2K18 on PC - Metacritic]</ref>, 80/100 on PS4<ref>[https://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-4/nba-2k18 NBA 2K18 on PS4 - Metacritic]</ref>, 74/100 on Nintendo Switch<ref>[https://www.metacritic.com/game/switch/nba-2k18 NBA 2K18 on Nintendo Switch - Metacritic]</ref>, and 85/100 on Xbox One<ref>[https://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-one/nba-2k18 NBA 2K18 on Xbox One - Metacritic]</ref>. Meanwhile on videogame aggregator whatoplay.com gives this game an aggregate score of 5.59 on PC<ref>[https://whatoplay.com/pc/nba-2k18/ NBA 2K18 on PC - whatoplay.com]</ref>, 8.26 on PS4<ref>[https://whatoplay.com/ps4/nba-2k18/ NBA 2K18 on PS4 - whatoplay.com]</ref>, 5.95 on Xbox One<ref>[https://whatoplay.com/xbox-one/nba-2k18/ NBA 2K18 on Xbox One - whatoplay.com]</ref>, and 7.57 on Nintendo Switch<ref>[https://whatoplay.com/switch/nba-2k18/ NBA 2K18 on Nintendo Switch - whatoplay.com]</ref>.
   
   
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NBA 2K18

NBA 2K18

NBA 2K18 Legend Editon


Developer(s) Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) 2K Sports
Distributor(s) Take-Two Interactive
Series NBA 2K
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
Xbox 360
Xbox One
Android
iOS
Release date WW September 19, 2017
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

NBA 2K18 is a basketball simulation video game developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports. It is the 19th installment in the NBA 2K franchise and the successor to NBA 2K17. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 on September 19, 2017 as well as for Android and iOS on September 22, 2017.

Development

NBA 2K18 was officially confirmed in January 2017, and was released worldwide on September 19, 2017; players who pre-ordered the game received it on September 15, 2017. It is the first game in the series to be released for the Nintendo Switch; it was also released for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows. Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics is the cover athlete. When the game's cover was revealed, Irving was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but was later traded to the Celtics before the game's release. As a result, developer Visual Concepts announced that a revised cover featuring Irving in a Celtics uniform would be released due to the trade. The special edition versions of the game, which include various physical and digital extras, feature Shaquille O'Neal as the cover athlete. O'Neal was previously the cover athlete of NBA 2K6 and NBA 2K7. In Canada, DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors is the cover athlete.Like NBA 2K17, a free title for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, called The Prelude, was made available prior to the release of the main game; in it, the player creates their MyPlayer for use in the main game's MyCareer mode.

Reception

Based from Metacritic, NBA 2K18 holds a metascore of 87/100 on PC[1], 80/100 on PS4[2], 74/100 on Nintendo Switch[3], and 85/100 on Xbox One[4]. Meanwhile on videogame aggregator whatoplay.com gives this game an aggregate score of 5.59 on PC[5], 8.26 on PS4[6], 5.95 on Xbox One[7], and 7.57 on Nintendo Switch[8].


Pre-Purchase Offer

  • 5,000 Virtual Currency
  • 10 Weekly MyTEAM packs
  • Exclusive MyPLAYER apparel

Editions

Legend Edition

  • 30,000 VC
  • '92 Dream Team playable in Quick Game
  • Kobe #8 Mitchell & Ness Jersey
  • Kobe USA Basketball Jersey
  • Kobe hoodie
  • 2K Kobe XI shoe 
  • MyTEAM Bundle (3 packs w/guaranteed Kobe Free Agent Card)

Legend Edition Gold

  • 250,000 Virtual Currency
  • 40 Weekly MyTEAM Packs (one pack delivered to your account per week)
  • Shaq in-game items
Preceded by
NBA 2K17
NBA 2K18
2017-2018
Succeeded by
NBA 2K19

References

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