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NBA 2K18 is a basketball simulation video game in which the player creates and plays through his own career. other modes include team-managing in MyGM and MyLeague.


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NBA 2K18 is a basketball simulation video game in which the player creates and plays through his own career. other modes include team-managing in MyGM and MyLeague.

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A potentially good game completely ruined by micro transactions
14 September 2018 | by OlicosmicSee all my reviews

After hearing how well this game performed on the Nintendo Switch, I couldn't help myself, as I was ready to have an amazing experience with a great basketball game both at home and on the go. But, despite this game running very well, the constant asking for money just soils all the fun and ultimately makes this game feel more like a corporate cash-in than an actual worthwhile basketball game. I wouldn't usually mind a few micro transactions, just as long as they don't get in the way of what makes a game good, but this game seems to have that backwards. You can't even go through the damn My Career mode without this game constantly begging you for your wallet. Also, the earning of the VC in this game has been SEVERELY lowered down since last year, as it can take months to have enough VC to unlock just half of the things in this game. This can lead to many players being persuaded to buy a VC pack with even more money on top of the 60$ the player already spent. If you can't see the manipulation and greed in that, I don't know what to tell you. Overall, this game is an immense disappointment and I do not recommend it whatsoever, as this game will just milk every penny you have, even though you've already spent 60 damn dollars on it. Sure, it looks and plays great, but that doesn't matter when it all becomes a painful slog, and an expensive one at that, too. At the end of the day, this is just a potentially good game completely ruined by micro transactions, and ultimately, is kind of an awful experience compared to previous NBA games. Do yourself a favor and just stay away.

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