NBA Playgrounds 2 Announced for Consoles and PC, Coming this Summer
Independent developer Saber Interactive has revealed NBA Playgrounds 2, the next installment in the bestselling arcade-sports franchise. NBA Playgrounds 2 raises the intensity of the series’ over-the-top, two-on-two street action with a new line-up of online and local multiplayer game modes, as well as new courts from playgrounds across the world.
Check out the debut trailer of NBA Playgrounds 2, featuring a cinematic video:
“The smash hit is back! NBA Playgrounds 2 takes street balling to the next level with a host of new additions and improvements, including a new Season Mode and a new Playgrounds Championship ranked mode. The high-flying arcade action also features a massive roster of over 200 current and retired NBA players with new player models and animations. Pick your team, get ready to jam, and up your game!
Playgrounds Championship mode introduces a new worldwide ranked league system, featuring multiple competitive solo and co-op division ladders for players to climb. Season mode is a new single-player experience that recreates the feeling of leading a team through the regular season, playoffs, and, ultimately, the NBA Championship itself. There’s also improved matchmaking with dedicated servers, the arrival of four-player online matches, the return of three-point contests, custom matches, and more – pick your team and play without limits!
NBA Playgrounds 2 continues to feature the sport’s biggest players front and center. The game will launch with a massive roster of over 200 current and retired NBA players – including Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Anthony Davis, DeMar DeRozan, Damian Lillard, Karl-Anthony Towns, Shaquille O’Neal, Magic Johnson, Dr. J., Allen Iverson and Larry Bird. There are new moves and power-ups to bust out, improved AI, and new player models and animations.
NBA Playgrounds 2 is expected to launch in 2018 on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC.”