For the first time in video game history, users will be able to play with their favorite WNBA players and teams. EA Sports’ NBA Live 18 will feature a WNBA Play Now mode where teams and player skills have been specifically balanced to reflect the unique play style of the league and skills of its players.
Check out the first images from this groundbreaking initiative!
- Phoenix's imposing big has become synonymous with dunking, and now NBA Live 18 users can slam it home just like they've seen Griner do numerous times on their television screens.1 of 14
- You know about the WNBA titles, the league MVP award, and the All-Star appearances, but now you can take control of the superstar that is Maya Moore and make her gifts on the court your own.2 of 14
- Gamers can play the role of floor general with their favorite point guards like Chicago's legendary Cappie Pondexter.3 of 14
- Who isn't a fan of EDD's diverse offensive skillset? Drive the paint with the four-time All-Star or pull up and hit one of her signature midrange jumpers.4 of 14
- Also a Sultan of the swat, users can play lock down D like the league's leading block-getter this season.5 of 14
- Take to the floor as your favorite up and coming player and flex on your opponents in the process with players like Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis.6 of 14
- In the midst of her best WNBA season to date, lace em' up as the league's leader in assists per game and celebrate setting up your teammates with the perfect dish.7 of 14
- The WNBA's newly crowned all-time leading scorer is now at your disposal, her other-worldly shooting range obviously included.8 of 14
- Take over control of the nasty handles from the league's first overall pick in 2017 and dribble your way through all on-comers.9 of 14
- Make your dreams of knocking down a game winning buzzer-beater to give your favorite team a much needed win a reality.10 of 14
- Run the break to perfection with 2015 Rookie of the Year Jewell Loyd and her exhilarating pace on the floor.11 of 14
- Break down defenders with Breanna Stewart and her flawless ability to get buckets early and often.12 of 14
- Take to the paint with Chicago's Stef Dolson and dominate around the rim as one the league's vastly talented bigs.13 of 14
- Step into the shoes of future Hall of Famers like Sue Bird, and assume the abilities of one of the game's most recognizable players.14 of 14