NBA Playgrounds Release Date Announced

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NBA Playgrounds will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC from May 9, developer Saber Interactive has announced.

The game is an arcade style 2-on-2 experience and, as such, is being compared to NBA Jam, and with good reason, as there are numerous other similarities between them.

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Like NBA Jam, Playgrounds features stylised characters and over-the-top dunks. It will be playable in single-player or multiplayer (locally and online), and a variety of wacky alternative game modes.

As indicated by its title, the game is officially licensed by the NBA and, as a result, features basketball icons past and present. You can the full roster of players that will be available at launch here. Saber has indicated more players will be added post-release.

Saber Interactive previously worked on Halo: The Master Chief Collection and is currently co-developer of Quake Champions alongside id Software.

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