The highest rated annual sports title of this console generation returns with NBA 2K18, featuring unparalleled authenticity and improvements on the court. *According to 2008 - 2016 Metacritic.com. RUN THE NEIGHBORHOOD The future of sports career modes has arrived, allowing you to play the game the way you like. 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 all-new open neighborhood setting. Featuring new MyPLAYER upgrade and endorsement systems, our biggest cast of characters to date including NBA players, and so much more. The Road to 99 The overarching meta-game that rewards users for improving their MyPLAYERs overall rating, regardless of which modes they 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. Updated Create A Player Create the MyPLAYER you want, whether scanning your face with the MyNBA2K18 mobile app or building something custom using our preset options. Hairstyles have been updated with numerous new options to choose from, and body weight and height are more accurately represented to ensure the unique look you want for your MyPLAYER. ELITE GAMEPLAY New Motion System The new motion system brings player control to a new level of realism. Now, dribbling and off the ball movement are no longer driven by animations. This groundbreaking technology dynamically creates animations to deliver the best gameplay experience possible. You are now in complete control. Improved Shot Meter Hit shots more consistently thanks to an improved shot meter, featuring multiple feedback points for more precise shot timing. GRAPHICS & PRESENTATION Improved Player Accuracy Countless hours of work have been put in to make every NBA player 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, and player faces have been rebuilt from scratch to show more details and respond more realistically to light. Special Guest Commentary The biggest roster of broadcasting talent in sports videogame history gets even bigger. 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. LEGENDARY TEAMS All-Time Teams 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 franchises All-Time Team reigns supreme, or challenge all 30 All-Time Teams in MyTEAMs All-Time Domination mode. Classic Teams Play with 62 of the NBAs greatest teams from the past, including 17 new additions. Pit your favorite classic roster against current NBA teams, replay epic Finals matchups, find out if Shaq & Kobe can compete with the great Lakers teams of the past, or matchup the 97-98 Bulls against the 15-16 Warriors to settle the argument once and for all. The possibilities are endless. MyGM: The Next Chapter For the first time in a sports game, 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. Make the story your own, and build a winner!