NBA 2K18

  • Console: Nintendo Switch
  • Availability: Physical and digital
  • Genre: Sports
  • North American Release Date: September 14, 2017
  • Japanese Release Date: September 14, 2017
  • European Release Date: September 14, 2017
  • ESRB Rating: E10+
  • Supported Play Modes: TV, Tabletop, Handheld
  • No. of Players: 1-10 players
  • Nintendo Switch Online Support: Online Play, Save Data Cloud
  • File Size: 23.5 GB
  • amiibo Compatibility?: No
  • Demo Available?: No
  • Developers: Visual Concepts


NOTE: All multiplayer servers for NBA 2K18 were shutdown as of December 31st, 2019. All game functions requiring online servers  no longer function.



Whether on the go or at home, connect up to 4 devices locally to play with your friends in Play Now.



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, join the Pro-Am circuit, or explore an all-new open neighborhood setting.


Road to 99

A unified badge system across Pro-Am, Park, and MyCAREER, with attributes, animations, and badges all defining your play style on your road to a 99 rating.



Collect cards featuring NBA legends from yesterday and today, and compete in a variety of modes.


Motion System

The new motion system dynamically creates animations to deliver the best gameplay experience possible.


Special Guest Commentary

Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett join the booth on a rotating basis to lend their expertise to the broadcast.


All-Time Teams

The greatest players in NBA history from all 30 teams, together on All-Time franchise rosters for the very first time.


Classic Teams

Play with 62 of the NBA’s greatest teams from the past, including 17 new additions.

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