NBA 2K18 Hands-On Impressions; amiibo Compatibility

NBA 2K18 Cover

Following an NBA 2K18 event last week, the community has been getting some hands-on impressions from the attendees. Some of the commonly mentioned improvements include enhancements to AI, defensive logic, control responsiveness, and player physics. Notably, shot feedback has been expanded with more information about the attempt, pick and roll defense has been smartened up, and player speed is better handled. Interestingly, there’s also a reference to “MyDynasty”, though there’s no further information on what that entails as yet.

A round-up of the reports is a follows:

Check them out for the full scoop, and feel to share your thoughts in the comments section below, as well as join in the discussion here in our Forum.

In other news, it appears as though the Nintendo Switch version of NBA 2K18 will feature amiibo compatibility. The news comes via DualSHOCKERS, who gleaned the information from the game’s Japanese Nintendo Store page. At this time, it isn’t clear what this will entail, though they speculate it may mean Nintendo-themed apparel and costumes, or some kind of presence for Nintendo’s characters in NBA 2K18. Obviously, if you’re playing on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or one of the prior gen consoles, this particular tidbit is neither here nor there.

In any event, it seems that the steady stream of information is going to continue up until the game’s release. In the meantime, if you haven’t seen the latest NBA 2K18 screenshots, be sure to check them out in our gallery.

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