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Olympics Mod 2012 for NBA Live 08 Released

Dc311, Zeller and company have released the initial version of the much anticipated Olympics Mod 2012 for NBA Live 08! The mod features all 12 teams that took part in the basketball tournament at the 2012 London Olympic Games, along with the nine remaining teams from the qualifying tournament and nine additional classic national teams. Please note that you must download all four parts for the mod to work properly; see below for the links. For more previews, information and support, check out the release thread here.

Olympics Mod 2012 (Part 1)
Olympics Mod 2012 (Part 2)
Olympics Mod 2012 (Part 3)
Olympics Mod 2012 (Part 4)

Merry Christmas from the NLSC!

On behalf of the entire NLSC Team, I’d like to wish a very Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate it, and a happy and safe holiday season to the entire community. I hope you’re enjoying some quality time with family and friends, and if you’re partaking in a little basketball video gaming right now, be sure to check out our Downloads section and the various Releases sections in the Forum for the latest updates from our community.

Just a quick note, if you’re waiting for a particular update to be released or some help with a game or the creation of a mod, please keep in mind that a lot of our members are enjoying a bit of a break for the holiday season, so please be patient. That said, we are going to keep posting file additions and other updates throughout the holiday season, so stay tuned for those. Once again, a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you all, be safe and responsible as you enjoy your celebrations, and don’t forget to check out the NBA’s Christmas Day games!

Digital Version of NBA 2K13 On Sale Through Amazon On Christmas Day

As per this post, the digital version of NBA 2K13 PC will be on sale for $14.99 US through Amazon on Christmas Day. If you haven’t picked up the game yet and are thinking of doing so, it’s a good opportunity to save a few bucks and if you’ve got a fast Internet connection, you’ll be able to start playing it the same day. Thanks to benji for the heads up on the deal in the NLSC Forum.

Deals like this also provide a good opportunity for console players to find out what the PC modding community is all about. You can see our community’s work in the NBA 2K13 section of our Downloads database, as well as the Releases & Previews section in the Forum. I also invite you to check out my review of the PC version here and to join in all of the NBA 2K13 discussion that’s taking place here in the Forum.

Ultimate Base Roster V35 for NBA 2K12 PC Released

HAWK23 has released V35 of the Ultimate Base Roster for NBA 2K12 PC. In addition to updating the current season rosters accurate as of December 23rd 2012, the latest version also includes three new retro season mods, adds more art for both current and retro teams, and makes several minor fixes and tweaks. A rundown of the major updates in V35 is as follows:

  • Added the following Season Mods: 1986-1987, 1985-1986, and 1984-1985
  • Includes a “UBRV35 Association.ros” roster file which strips out all of the retro teams for those of you who just want the updated roster with flawless Season/Franchise mode. Don’t worry the normal Ultimate Base Roster V34 with all the retros is still there too.
  • All players on current teams have real portraits
  • More accessories tweaked, and some ratings/sig shots edited for accuracy – courtesy NickQuick
  • Added 50 new cyberfaces for players in the 1980’s Season Mods
  • Tweaked ages across ALL Season Mods for better accuracy
  • 7 new retro courts added/6 new sets of retro jerseys added (most new jerseys/courts from the 1980’s)
  • Added the 2012 Christmas jerseys for the 10 teams playing on Christmas
  • Fixed rookie/sophomore teams for the 2000 Season Mod
  • Tweaked ALL Season Mods for minor updates. We now have 19 full season mods, the ABA mod, and the UBR all compatible without affecting regular NBA2K12 files and they all work in season/association.
  • Current NBA Teams Rosters/Rotations up to date as of Sunday December 23rd, 2012

You can find the Ultimate Base Roster here in our Downloads section. For more information, previews, support or just to give thanks, check out HAWK23’s thread here in the NBA 2K12 section of the NLSC Forum.

File Additions for NBA 2K12

We’ve got some new file additions for NBA 2K12 today, including an updated version of Leftos’ amazingly detailed NBA Stats Tracker utility, as well as two new complete retro season mods for the 1984/1985 and 1985/1986 seasons, both of which are fully compatible with HAWK23’s fantastic Ultimate Base Roster. See below for all the download links.

Leftos
NBA Stats Tracker (Updated to v1.1.0.1)

Reddwarf/HAWK23
1985/1986 Mod
1984/1985 Mod

File Additions for NBA 2K13

Realistic sliders from Albys, updated fictional Draft Classes, face updates for missing players, high quality courts and arenas and a 2007/2008 season roster; that’s what you’ll find in today’s batch of file additions for NBA 2K13. With the latest additions, we’ve now topped the 400 file mark for NBA 2K13, already giving us more than half the number of files for NBA 2K12 in our database. A huge thanks once again to everyone who has made use of our upload facilities so far!

Albys
Albys Sliders Pack

pierralban
Fictional Draft Classes Year One, Two, Three, Four (Updated to v1.3)

Kieran
5 Missing Players Face Pack (Updated to v2.0)

Mythbuster
EnergySolutions Arena
Verizon Center
American Airlines Center
BMO Harris Bradley Center
Staples Center – Los Angeles Lakers
AmericanAirlines Arena HD

skoadam
URB 2007/2008 Roster

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

We’ve got one new file addition for NBA Live 08 today, a collection of 2012/2013 rookie faces by S_Brat, which you can download at the link below. Speaking of 2012/2013 season updates, at this point the new rosters for NBA Live 2005-08 won’t be out until after the holiday season, but they are coming. A decent amount of art is still required before the rosters can come out, in particular jersey updates, so please see this thread for more information on how you can help out. A big thanks to everyone who has contributed art already, it is very much appreciated!

S_Brat
New Faces for 2012/2013

File Additions for NBA 2K13

Our modding community is still hard at work, ensuring that we can enjoy some early Christmas presents in the form of some great updates for NBA 2K13 on PC. Today’s new additions and updated files include player faces, jersey packs, and several court and areana updates, both real and fictional. See below for all the download links and get them into your game ASAP!

.aristotle
Omer Asik & David Lee Faces by aristotle

Kieran
Bostjan Nachbar Face

khim13
Miami Heat Jersey (with 25 Year Anniversary Logo)

Mile23
Washington Wizards Fictional Court
Sacramento Kings Fictional Court

sixers85
Chesapeake Energy Arena (Updated to v2.0)
Rose Garden (Updated to v2.0)
Staples Center – Los Angeles Clippers (Updated to v2.0)

Tha King
Oklahoma City Thunder Jersey with Crowd Fixed

DukeW74
Juan Carlos Navarro Face (Updated to v4.0)

December 21st Official Roster for NBA 2K13 Out Now; Kobe 8 ID Included

A new official roster containing lineups updated through December 21st 2012 has been pushed through for the PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U versions of NBA 2K13. The rosters will come through automatically as long as your computer or console is connected to the Internet, though PC users may also choose to update their game manually using this pack, which contains the latest rosters and online data files.

The latest update also includes the Kobe 8 ID shoes, which carry a +5 Strength boost. Kobe is wearing the shoes by default in the new rosters and they can also be accessed via the NIKEiD menu.

Wii U Version of NBA 2K13 Receives Official Patch

The Wii U version of NBA 2K13 has received the official patch (v1.02) that was made available for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the game last month. The patch contains several tweaks, fixes and updates for gameplay, MyCAREER and Association, and will be pushed through automatically as long as your console is connected to the Internet. For a laundry list of all the fixes, please see below.

There is still no word on the patch for the PC version, beyond Ronnie 2K’s speculation that the PC will be receiving a combined update once all the planned updates for the console versions have been released.

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File Additions for NBA 2K13

As we gear up for another weekend of basketball video gaming, our modding community has provided everyone with some new updates for NBA 2K13. In addition to a new version of Leftos’ NBA 2K13 Roster Editor, we’ve got an update for the Boston Celtics’ TD Garden, a new version of Albys’ Realistic Roster update, several player faces and a pack of Molten basketballs. Pick them all up at the links below.

Leftos
NBA 2K13 Roster Editor (Updated to v0.14.1.1)

Mr.Xcitement96
TD Garden with Red Auerbach Signature

Kieran
Ndudi Ebi Face

Pepis
Molten Ball Pack

Albys
Albys Realistic Roster (Updated to v1.2)

Tha King
Dallas Mavericks Face Pack & Enhanced Tattoos

NBA 2K13 Discounted in the 2K Store

NBA 2K13 has been discounted in the 2K Store as part of their holiday sale, making it a great time to pick up this year’s game if you haven’t already and are looking to do so. The PC and PlayStation Portable versions are currently 20% off, the Wii version is 17% off, the standard Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions are 16% off and the Dynasty Edition for 360 and PS3, which includes the game plus a full-size NBA 2K13 Spalding basketball, 2K Sports Skullcandy earbuds, an NBA 2K13 controller skin and the NBA 2K13 All-Star DLC, is 20% off.

You can check out my review of the PC version here, find close to 400 files for the game here in our Downloads section and of course, join in the latest discussion in the NBA 2K13 section of the NLSC Forum.

NBA 2K12 PC currently 50% off through Steam

The PC version of NBA 2K12 is currently 50% off as part of Steam’s Winter sale. If you missed last year’s game and want to check it out, or you’re a console player who wants to check out some of the fantastic mods for the PC version such as HAWK23’s amazing Ultimate Base Roster, it’s a great opportunity to pick it up and save a few bucks.

For those who missed it the first time around, you can check out my review of NBA 2K12 PC here. You’ll find over 750 files for the game here in our Downloads section and of course, the NBA 2K12 section of the NLSC Forum is still open for discussion. Thanks to Billman29 for the heads up on the sale in the Forum.

File Additions for NBA 2K13

Here are the latest new and updated files for NBA 2K13 PC. Today’s additions include converted faces, more court and arena updates, a 2008/2009 season roster, a fictional Hornets jersey for the Bobcats, a new current roster update and a jersey pack for the Mavericks. With the latest additions, we now have a little over half as many files for NBA 2K13 as we do for NBA 2K12, in just under three months since the game was released. A big thanks as always to everyone who continues to add their work to our Downloads database!

DukeW74
2K11 to 2K13 Conversion – Pack 11
Juan Carlos Navarro Face
Eric Gordon Face (2K12 to 2K13 Conversion)

sixers85
Quicken Loans Arena 2013 (Updated to v2.0)
Time Warner Arena (Updated to v2.0)

skoadam
URB 2008/2009 Roster

faizdtk
Charlotte Hornets Fictional Jersey

Tha King
Dallas Mavericks Jersey with Crowd Fixed
Jersey Roster (12/20/12) (Updated to v5.0)

mykelo
Updated Roster as of December 20, 2012

IGN names NBA 2K13 Best Xbox 360 Sports Game of 2012

IGN have started handing out their end of year awards and have named NBA 2K13 the Xbox 360 Sports Game of the Year. They referred to the game as “the latest in a Jordan-esque dynasty of hoops greatness”, touting the pre-game and mid-game animations, attention to detail in the presentation and the inclusion of the Dream Team as some of the highlights of this year’s game.

Do you agree with the pick? Would you have selected a different Sports Game of the Year, on Xbox 360 or otherwise? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to join in all of the NBA 2K13 discussion here in the NLSC Forum.