Our fans spoke, we listened. NBA Live 15 arrives with the most photo-realistic visuals in franchise history and 500+ core gameplay improvements delivering a truly fluid, fun and authentic basketball gaming experience. Reimagined visuals drop you courtside alongside the biggest stars. See the intensity on a player’s face as he nails a game-winner, or the frustration of a heart-wrenching loss. With all new real-time physics in the paint every drive, post move and collision can be the highlight of the night. Add into the mix best-in-class online game modes and LIVE’s Synergy Sports partnership and you’ll never miss a beat during the NBA season with new content updated daily, all season long.
- Lights, Camera, Action – We’re doubling down on visuals with an all-new scanning and lightning technique for the most photo-realistic player models in franchise history. Add into the mix player specific body types and contextual emotional responses and you will truly feel like you’re in the action.
- Real-Time Physics in the Paint – Feel the impact of real-time physics on every drive, post move and collision in the most trafficked area on the court. 100+ new animations make it possible for something unpredictable and amazing to happen on every play. Scoring has been amped up with 3x the variety of dunks, layups and signature shots as you impose your will on your opponent with physicality you can feel.
- Ultra-Responsive Controls – Passing, shooting and dribbling will feel snappier the moment you pick up the sticks. Freestyle Passing takes your assist game to the next level with no looks, behind the backs, and more. Shot timing and release indicators provide instantaneous feedback, while fast break improvements delivering seamless transition catch and shoots on the perimeter. Handles have been simplified making it easier to pull off devastating dribble moves, even on the run. You are always in control, never stuck in canned animations.
- Smarter AI & Transition Game – New AI logic drives all 10 players to move with intent and purpose while displaying greater off-ball awareness, adjusting as every play develops. Add in a smooth transition game as well as real-world offensive sets and defensive schemes and you’ve got 48 minutes and 94 feet of end-to-end, dynamic gameplay.
- Defense Is Fun – New defensive systems make it easier to contain your man by using just the left stick. Contextual physicality, bumps and jostles, in addition to a new shot blocking system, delivers simplicity in controls helping you make that big defensive stop when your team needs it most.
- Learn Live – NBA All-Star and Former ROTY Damian Lillard is your personal coach and mentor on the journey to becoming an expert NBA Live 15 player. Learn how to dominate Live like a boss with drills and tutorials wrapped in Lillard’s keys to success in the NBA.
- Live Season – BIG Moments just got bigger. New Hot Spot Challenges allow you to replicate game-changing moments within an hour of them happening in the real NBA. The closer you get, the more bonus points you earn. New Streak Challenges will put your scoring and defensive skills to the ultimate test as you attempt to go shot for shot with the best players in the NBA. Connecting you to the real world NBA, all season long.
- Live Ultimate Team – The perfect combination of NBA Live 15 and fantasy basketball. Build your dream team of the brightest modern NBA stars and all-time legends. Compete online or take part in Fantasy Challenges to earn coins and purchase new packs of players, uniforms, contracts, and more. A new auction house adds even more opportunities to assemble the fantasy team you’ve always wanted.