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NBA Playgrounds

NBA Playgrounds file size

Posted on 2 weeks ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop | 24 Comments | 0 Likes

NBA Playgrounds is next up as one of the more notable Switch eShop titles. It’s slated for May 9 in both North America and Europe.

In case you’re curious, we now have the game’s file size from an eShop listing. It’ll take up a hefty 7.4GB. Fun fact: that’s more than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

Thanks to Jes T for the tip.

NBA Playgrounds footage

Posted on 2 weeks ago by (@NE_Brian) in Switch eShop, Videos | 14 Comments | 0 Likes

The first gameplay video has emerged for NBA Playgrounds, launching on Switch via the eShop next week. See it below.

NBA Playgrounds received a May 9 release date in Europe earlier this week. Unsurprisingly, North America will have it on the same day. That’s according to a listing on Nintendo’s website.

Here’s an overview from the page:

“Classic NBA arcade action is back! Take your ‘A’ game to the playground and beat the best in high-flying 2-on-2 basketball action. Practice your skills, play with up to three others on your Nintendo Switch and use your talents to posterize your opponents with acrobatic jams and ridiculous displays of skill. Collect your favorite players from a massive roster of current and retired NBA superstars from every team. Travel to playgrounds across the globe to compete against the very best with your massive arsenal of dunks and moves. Use your fine-tuned skills to take on the master of the playground himself – Allen Iverson.”

NBA Playgrounds will set you back $19.99.

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NBA Playgrounds arrives on Switch very soon. According to a listing on the European eShop, the game launches on May 9. We expect it to hit North America at around the same time – if not the same day.

We have these new screenshots from NBA Playgrounds:

When the game’s North American date is confirmed, we’ll let you know.

Thanks to Ben for the tip.

NBA Playgrounds – full roster

Posted on 1 month ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 4 Comments | 0 Likes

When NBA Playgrounds launches next month, it’ll come packed with a ton of players from both past and present. On GameSpot, the full lineup is revealed. Continue on below for the full listing.

A new NBA Playgrounds trailer has been released that gives us a better look at the actual gameplay. Have a look at the video below.

Saber Interactive released several screenshots of NBA Playgrounds following yesterday’s announcement. Check out the various images below.

NBA Playgrounds, first made known during Nintendo’s Nindies Showcase in February, is arriving on Switch very soon. Saber Interactive intends to have the game ready next month. It’ll cost 20 on the eShop.

NBA Playgrounds has been officially licensed by the NBA. It’s intended to be an arcade-esque experience in line with NBA Street and NBA Jam. Active and retired players are included, as the trailer below shows Allen Iverson going up against the likes of Steph Curry and George Hill.

NBA Playgrounds has every single NBA team. Additionally, the “roster of current and retired” players can be leveled-up. Playgrounds will come with “hundreds of over-the-top dunks and moves.” Single-player local multiplayer, and “against the world” online are in as well.

Saber Interactive CEO Matt Karch says NBA Playgrounds is accessible, but still has “a lot of depth for hardcore pros who’ve mastered their game.”


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