There are many games of the same sport that endeavor the class to different levels but with NBA sport, there are two rivalry hits. The official producer’s fight, 2K Games versus Electronic Arts (EA Sports) is back on. Just like every year, the 2K games are back with the latest in their series of NBA 2K series. Similarly, the EA Sports comes up the NBA Live 18 as their comeback. We will be discussing on “NBA 2K18 vs NBA Live 18 – The Evident Comparison” here for our readers.
It was not long but a few months back when the 2K Games officials pronounced the release of the NBA 2K18 game for their hit NBA 2K series this year. Later, as time passed, there were some exciting reveals for the game and the use of Next-Gen graphics slays the competition down right. However, struggling for quite some time in terms of reputation, the EA Sports are none the less good at their games too. With NBA Live 18 release, they are providing some challenge to the 2K Games series this year.
Clearly, with NBA Live 18 release, they are providing some challenge to the 2K Games series this year. We are eager to get the comparison started so that our users can get to know about both the games. Read through the details of this post as given below.
About NBA Live 18
We are confident that people know more about the NBA 2K18 game as compared to the NBA Live 18 game. Well, EA Sports production has been facing ups and down lately with their series of NBA Live games. They had the last successful release of NBA Live 14 and after the controversial drop, they declined the phase completely. NBA games took a stall for several years as EA was doing well with FIFA and Madden games.
Despite that, the developers have incorporated a comeback for the NBA Live series of the production. As soon as there was a hustle for the rival NBA 2K18 game, the officials from EA were also desperate to revive their game series too. This year, NBA Live 18 is set to hit the platforms of PS4 and XBox devices as on September 15th, 2017. There are quite a number of interesting features in the game that compares to those of the NBA 2K18 game.
We are going to compare the characteristic modes and graphics of the both the games to predict the experience that the fans will have with both. We will try to analyze the differences in modes of both games and to what capacity do they justify the experience. Before that, we would like our readers to check out the trailer video of NBA Live 18 game so as to get the idea of what they are coming up with. The theme slogan defines “Follow No One” appeals strongly to individuals and NBA Fans.
Comparison of NBA 2K18 vs NBA Live 18
Well, the motive of the comparison is to actually find out the game that suits the user’s preference and is capable of delivering the likeness of the same. This year, both the productions have elevated their graphics, gameplay, and story modes. All this allows the fans to relate to the reality of the sport. Both the games have fascinating play modes and appeal that the users cannot disagree with.
There are many points upon which we can differentiate the two games and there are many other similar features too. Here are the features and points with the description of which game puts across the same better;
- MyPlayer Mode; The gameplay of NBA is simply clear to all. The players may team up and win matches to work their way up the tournament or they can play one-on-one with the all stars and earn respect. Well, the latter is much incorporated in the NBA Live 18 game instead of the NBA 2K18. However, NBA 2K18 has a more prominent appeal for the MyPLAYER mode that wins the hearts of the fans. They have been strongly putting up the player setup options that allows users to customize their character. Despite that, NBA Live 18 is taking the rivals to their strong points by providing more customization features on the MyPlayer mode.
- Gameplay Modes; The highlight of the NBA 2K18 is it’s “The Neighbourhood” mode where the players can distinctively mold their player’s skills. It is more real and appealing as the character is capable of doing activities as in real life. Some of the pointers for this mode are; Use of barber shops to set hairstyles, Access street court rinks to earn respect on street from the game, access footlockers to purchase your new shoes, access the gym to increase player stamina and strength, etc. NBA Live 18 is also approaching, but not yet there, to bring up similar customization for the users of their game. Other Play modes on NBA 2K18 include; MyGM, MyLEAGUE, and MyCareer. On the other hand, NBA Live 18 has; Dynasty Mode, Ultimate Team, and Rising Star.
- Graphic Standard and rendering; There is no doubt that the technology in this space is also expanding to horizons of naturalization. Animations on such games extend to approach reality in much sense. NBA 2K18 has Next-Gen graphics leap that we have been talking around for so long. Not to lower the standards, but NBA Live 18 is rather okay when it comes to rendering the graphics. There are minimal flaws expected this year due to the betterment of graphic standards.
So, the comparison factors mentioned above are the facts that will determine which game is to be crowned with victory. Hence, we still cannot exactly define the better game as none of them are really out as of now. Fans will be able to access NBA Live 18 on 15th September whereas NBA 2K18 releases on the 19th of September. Hold on to your seat fellas as these two games light up the courts with dazzling star’s actions.
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