Get the full NBA experience with NBA 2K18 from Take Two, 2K, and Visual Concepts.
Scan your face with the MyNBA2K18 mobile app and import it into NBA 2K18 so you can play as yourself. Featuring a unified badge system, you'll be able to improve your MyPLAYER's rating across a variety of game modes. Body weight and height are more accurately represented. Speaking of accurate representation, your favorite NBA players now look like the real deal in NBA 2K18. From scars to faded tattoos, NBA 2K18 players now match the physique of their real-life counterparts. Even the uniforms are more authentic, thanks to laser scanning. There are plenty of game modes to choose from, such as MyCAREER, MyLEAGUE, MyGM, and more.
A PlayStation Plus subscription is required to access online multiplayer features.
NBA 2K18 is rated E10+ for Everyone 10+ for: Crude Humor Mild Lyrics
Run the Neighborhood
Build your career in NBA games, hit the courts in The Playground Park, join the Pro-Am circuit, or explore the shops and venues in an open neighborhood setting.
The Road to 99
The overarching meta-game that rewards users 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.
Create the MyPLAYER you want, whether scanning your face with the MyNBA2K18 mobile app or building something custom using preset options. Hairstyles have been updated with numerous options to choose from, and body weight and height are more accurately represented to ensure the unique look you want for your MyPLAYER.
Collect player cards featuring NBA legends from yesterday and today, and compete in a variety of online and offline modes.
Construct a salary-capped team and compete against other users of similar ability in this unique season mode. With a limited salary cap distributed among 13 players, you'll have to be strategic in selecting your lineup for each round. Prizes are awarded based on your performance each round, ensuring every game matters.
Pack & Playoffs
The draft mode challenges you to build the best possible 5-man team from packs you'll open before each round. Compete against other users' drafted teams and advance to earn better prizes. With Pack & Playoffs, it's a unique lineup every round.
Play through a 30-game schedule for each of the 30 NBA teams. Earn MyTEAM points and prizes as you work your way through 900 unique challenges based on the 2017-18 NBA schedule.
Improved Motion System
The motion system brings player control to another level of realism. Now, dribbling and off-the-ball movement are no longer driven by animations, but are dynamically created.
Improved Shot Meter
Hit shots more consistently, thanks to an improved shot meter, featuring multiple feedback points for more precise shot timing.
Improved Player Accuracy
Every NBA player now look and feel like their real-life counterparts, down to the smallest details, including scars, stretch marks, and even faded tattoos. The player body system has been completely redesigned to accurately match the physique of every player in the league. Player faces have been rebuilt from scratch to show more detail and respond more realistically to light.
Laser-Scanned Uniforms & Accessories
Laser scanned uniforms from all 30 NBA teams accurately depict each design down to the smallest stitch. Using True Color Technology, team colors are authentic. And with the overhauled player body system, uniforms fit accurately for each specific body type. To round out the complete on-court look of an NBA player, you will also have access to a large collection of scanned shoes and accessories.
Special Guest Commentary
Future Hall of Famers and former NBA 2K cover athletes Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett join the booth on a rotating basis to lend their expertise to the broadcast, bringing the total number of in-game broadcasters to 13.
The greatest players in NBA history from all 30 teams, together on All-Time franchise rosters for the very first time. Compete in Play Now to find out which franchise's All-Time Team reigns supreme, or challenge all 30 All-Time Teams in MyTEAM's All-Time Domination mode.
Play with 62 of the NBA's greatest teams from the past, including 17 additions. Pit your favorite classic roster against current NBA teams, replay epic Finals matchups, find out if Shaq and Kobe can compete with the great Lakers teams of the past, or match-up the '97-98 Bulls against the '15-16 Warriors to settle the argument once and for all.
MyGM: The Next Chapter
MyGM introduces a narrative-driven, story-based franchise experience that maintains all of the user control and team building aspects that fans have come to love over the years. Your path will be determined by the choices you make and the answers you provide at many key points in the narrative.
2K's fan-favorite franchise mode allows you to completely customize your league. Choose the number of games and teams, adjust the league settings, and apply your custom setup to a single season, multi-season or online experience. Or, skip the regular season and jump right into to the Playoffs.
True-to-Life League Structure & Rules
Both MyGM and MyLEAGUE feature numerous updates to match real-life NBA rules, including many from the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Negotiate player contracts that work best for your franchise and each player, including Super Max & "Bird Rights" deals for elite players, Over-38 contracts for older players, and two-way contracts for younger players. Manage your roster by using the Stretch Provision to minimize the Salary Cap when you waive a player, or develop younger talent in the G-League or by stashing them overseas.