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Roster Updates for NBA Live 2005 through NBA Live 08 Coming This Week

I’m pleased to announce that at long last, I anticipate releasing new roster updates for NBA Live 2005 through NBA Live 08 by the end of the week. At this point, all of the necessary players have been created, player art is in place, the rosters for all 30 NBA teams and the East and West All-Stars are up to date and years pro have been updated to include the 2010/2011 season.

Over the next couple of days, I will be finishing up editing ratings for players who were in last year’s rosters, ensuring all team art is in place and up to date, updating things like salaries, team records and accessories, adding this year’s Rookie Challenge rosters and putting on other finishing touches. Once the NBA Live 08 update is complete, I’ll be converting it for use with NBA Live 07, NBA Live 06 and NBA Live 2005. As soon as that’s done, I’ll be uploading the new rosters and announcing the release here on the NLSC.

A huge thanks to everyone for their continued patience and support. I am getting the rosters out much later than I would’ve liked, due to a combination of the lockout dampening my enthusiasm, burnout on making the updates and other responsibilities continually getting in the way, however the release is finally in sight. At this point I’m not sure about the future of the updates beyond this season, especially if NBA Live 13 does come out on PC, but I will evaluate the situation around the time of the 2012 Draft as I’d like to do what I can to keep the old games alive for those who still play them. In the meantime, check back soon for the new rosters!

ThaLiveKing’s NBA Live Advisory Council Report

Steve (aka ThaLiveKing) has posted a detailed report on his experience at the NBA Live Advisory Council event here in the NLSC Forum. As with the other reports that have been posted so far, not much can be said about the game itself at this point due to a Non Disclosure Agreement, however Steve echoes the sentiments of his fellow Council members as far as having positive impressions of NBA Live 13, the Dev Team at EA Tiburon and the productivity of the event.

Be sure to check it out and show Steve some appreciation for a comprehensive and well-written report. Also, don’t forget to check out Corey Andress’ report here, as well as Mario Drake’s Minati Journal over on the official NBA Live forums.

File Additions for NBA 2K12

Today’s file addition for NBA 2K12 is a face update for Morris Almond, who was recently picked up by the Washington Wizards.

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Morris Almond Face

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

NBA Live 08 jersey patchers will definitely want to check out today’s addition to our Downloads section, a tool that allows you to quickly and easily place numbers in buni files.

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JD12’s Batch Number Tool

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Today’s file additions for NBA Live 08 include the latest face patches from Mr.Star and a great Dallas Mavericks jersey update from TanyaMarkovA.

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James Harden Face Patch
Martell Webster Face Patch

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Dallas Mavericks 2011/2012 Jersey Patch

NBA Live Advisory Council Reports

The first reports from the NBA Live Advisory Council event are starting to come out. You can check out Mario Drake’s Minati Journal over on the official NBA Live forums for his running diary of the event, as well as Corey Andress’ first diary entry here over on his new site, MyNBALivePad.com.

While the guys are under Non Disclosure Agreements and can’t say too much about NBA Live 13 itself at this time, both have expressed confidence in the new Dev Team at EA Tiburon and a positive outlook towards the finished product based on what they saw and their hands-on time with the game. Be sure to check out both reports and then join in the discussion of NBA Live 13 here in the NLSC Forum!

File Additions for NBA 2K12

NBA 2K12 fans, be sure to check out today’s file additions: a new superglobal, updated rosters and a face update for Nathan Jawai, converted from NBA 2K11.

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Superglobal Collision Blast 5.1 with khowel24 Realistic Shadow Mod v3

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Linsanity NBA 2K12 Roster Update (Updated to v4.0)

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Nathan Jawai Face

File Additions for NBA Live 06

Looking for some NBA Live 06 jersey updates? Look no further than today’s file additions, which include jersey packs for the Raptors and Thunder as well as a new update for the Washington Wizards.

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Toronto Raptors Jersey Pack
Oklahoma City Thunder Jersey Pack
Washington Wizards 2011/2012 Jersey Patch

Second NBA Jam: On Fire Edition Roster Update Now Available

As I previously speculated here, a new roster update for NBA Jam: On Fire Edition was indeed in the works and is now available to download. To get the update, simply go to the Online Arena and the new roster will be downloaded automatically, along with all the necessary assets.

In addition to updating the rosters accurate as of the trade deadline, the second roster update also adds the following players: Kyrie Irving, Jimmer Fredette, Jeremy Lin, Derrick Williams, Tristan Thompson, Brandon Knight, Kemba Walker, MarShon Brooks, Nene, DeAndre Jordan, Darren Collison, Aaron Afflalo, Roy Hibbert and Kyle Lowry. It seems that the new players are not called by their names, suggesting that no audio updates are included, but their addition to the game certainly balances out the rosters after the first update left a couple of teams’ lineups very thin.

New NBA 2K12 Official Roster Update (April 13th) Now Available

A new official roster update for NBA 2K12 has gone live, containing rosters accurate through April 13th, 2012. The update will come through automatically as long as your PC, Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 is connected to the Internet and your game is up to date with the official patch. Once it is downloaded, the new roster can be loaded by using the Reset Roster function under the Options Menu.

PC users who would prefer to update their game manually may download this pack, which has been updated with a copy of the latest roster and all the online data files. As per the NBA 2K Insider, Kevin Seraphin, Goran Dragic, Brandan Wright and Greivis Vasquez are among the players receiving boosts to their ratings this week while Jamal Crawford’s ratings have been decreased. Check out a video overview of the latest rosters here courtesy of Operation Sports and be sure to follow the NBA 2K Insider on Twitter to provide feedback for future roster updates.

NBA 2K12 Now Available via Games on Demand

Xbox 360 users can now purchase NBA 2K12 via digital download through Games on Demand. It’s available at a cost of $39.99 US and does not include the Legends Showcase downloadable content, which can be purchased separately for 800 Microsoft Points.

For more information, check out the Xbox Live Marketplace listing here.

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

We’ve got a couple of new file additions for NBA Live 08 today, a new intro movie and a high quality Washington Wizards jersey update. Download them at the links below!

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NBA Forever Intro 480p (Updated to v2.0)

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Washington Wizards 2011/2012 Jersey Patch

File Additions for NBA Live 07

Anyone still playing NBA Live 07 should check out today’s file additions, which include a custom player indicator and a new ESPN Pause Menu update.

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Custom Indicator Patch
ESPN Pause Menu Patch

NBA Live Advisory Council Visit Underway

The members of the first NBA Live Advisory Council are currently visiting EA’s Tiburon studio, meeting with the producers and getting some hands on time with NBA Live 13. It’s unlikely that they will be able to say too much about the game at this time but you can follow them on Twitter to send in any questions you may have and read what they are allowed to pass along. Council member and EA Game Changer Shawn Drotar has posted a handy list of the Council’s Twitter handles, which you can find here.

EA Sports are also inviting more fan feedback via this post on the official NBA Live Facebook page. And of course, we invite you to discuss your hopes and ideas for NBA Live 13 here in the NLSC Forum; as you can see from this post, the developers are keeping tabs on our Forum, so let your voice be heard!

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Today’s file additions for NBA Live 08 include a collection of oustanding face updates, a 2012 All-Star practice court and the latest Mega Shoe Pack!

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12 Rookies & 8 Veterans Face Pack

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2012 NBA All-Star Practice Court Patch

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TanyaMarkovA Mega Shoe Pack #3