NBA 2K18 Officially Announced; Releases September 2017

2K Sports decided Nintendo’s recent Nintendo Switch conference is the best time to officially announce the next iteration in the NBA franchise, NBA 2K18.

The studio promises “unrivaled realism and true NBA gameplay,” and will be released “across all platforms.” Here is the game’s early description from Nintendo, confirming a Nintendo Switch version of the game is coming to the new console.

The highest rated [according to Metacritic] annual sports title of this console generation comes to Nintendo Switch with NBA 2K18, featuring unparalleled authenticity and improvements on the court.

Shape your MyPLAYER and write your own narrative, build your dream MyTEAM, take control of the league, or prove you’re the best of the best by competing against players from around the globe.

NBA 2K18 will continue the franchise’s tradition as “the gold standard of basketball simulation” (Sports Gamers Online) with unrivaled realism and true NBA gameplay.


  • Create your MyPLAYER and develop your own NBA journey in MyCAREER
  • Build your all-star MyTEAM with new card types
  • MyLEAGUE and MyGM – Take control of an NBA franchise or the entire league
  • More features to be announced!

NBA fans, get hyped.