The Line Drive for May 7

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Posted May 7th, 2017 at 1:45 pm

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The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings.

If you haven’t already get your free VC and pack for NBA 2K17 through Amazon Prime.
Here are the 17 teams participating in the first season of the NBA 2K eLeague.
The first Madden 18 news (cover/teaser trailer) may drop this week or next.
Reviews coming this week for NBA Playgrounds and FH3 Hot Wheels expansion.
This week’s podcast focused on Diamond Dynasty can also now be found on Youtube.
Jim Rice is the latest player to be reviewed for Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 17.
Check out my gameplay video featuring a big comeback with NBA Playgrounds.
Online play won’t be ready for launch with Nintendo Switch version of NBA Playgrounds.
Green releases were made easier in the latest of the shooting changes for NBA 2K17.
Ultimate Tickets have been introduced to Ultimate Team mode in Madden NFL 17.
Achievements were revealed for this week’s Hot Wheels expansion to Forza Horizon 3.
Creator of Sociable Soccer answered questions submitted on Twitter in a new video.
The Winterfest DLC that costs $12 is now available for mountain sports game Steep.

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  • MoneyMayweather

    Looking foward to NBA playgrounds.

  • MoneyMayweather

    On the Eve of NBA playgrounds taking over and leaving Poor andrew in the cold what does he have to say for himself.?

  • Keith.

    Last year, Rocket League was # 3 and The Show was # 4 on the April PSN Top Downloads list. This year, The Show is at # 5 and Rocket League is at # 6 for April. Pretty good showing for MLB, considering Mass Effect — which released a week before The Show in March — is down at # 15. And great for RL, which is becoming the GTA V ( # 2 for April, which is insane) of sports video games.

    https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/05/05/playstation-store-aprils-top-downloads/

  • Keith.

    And speaking of Rocket League, it’s also crazy to see it outselling FIFA in the U.K. Weekly sales chart. Wonder what EA thinks about that, being outsold this week by Rocket League in FIFA’s home turf (the U.K.)?

    http://www.chart-track.co.uk/index.jsp?c=p/software/uk/latest/index_test.jsp&ct=110032

  • WilsonRamos

    that free vc deal is quality got some nice players from that.