NBA Playgrounds 2 Slam Dunks Nintendo Switch This Month

NBA Playgrounds 2 Screenshot

Saber Interactive has announced that NBA Playgrounds 2 will release on Nintendo Switch this month, a sequel to the their over-the-top two-on-two action-arcade basketball game.

With new moves and power-ups to bust out, improved AI and new player models and animations, there’s a new Playgrounds Championship mode, a worldwide ranked league with multiple competitive solo and co-op ladders, and a single player Season mode that will challenge you to lead a team through the regular season and playoffs.

There are also four-player online matches, co-op matches against AI, improved matchmaking with dedicated servers, the return of three-point contests, custom matches, and more.

The game will launch with more than 200 current and retired NBA players such as Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Anthony Davis, DeMar DeRozan, Damian Lillard, Karl-Anthony Towns, Shaquille O’Neal, Magic Johnson, Dr. J., Allen Iverson and Larry Bird.

NBA Playgrounds 2 will release on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide on May 22nd, priced at $19.99.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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