The Line Drive for November 19

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Posted November 19th, 2017 at 12:00 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.

Identifying the biggest ratings movers so far this season in Madden NFL 18.
Amazon has Everybody’s Golf for just $20 in a pre-Black Friday deal.
Digital sports game deals on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One remain active.
Details on the latest big Ultimate Team program to roll out in Madden NFL 18.
EA Sports is teasing the addition of a 3-on-3 mode for NBA Live 18.
Hyped last for Live by EA though ended up just being some new player apparel.
Details on the latest roster update to have released for NHL 18.
Details on an Xbox One specific patch that has gone out for FIFA 18.
Details on the latest patch fixing some issues with NASCAR Heat 2.
Ashes Cricket for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 has officially released.
Trial version on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One now available for F1 2017.
Nominations have now been announced for the upcoming Game Awards show.
Amazon has a year subscription to PlayStation Plus for just $40.

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  • Keith.

    October NPD for anyone who missed it this week — how bout those 2K numbers!

    Software

    Overall

    Middle-earth: Shadow of War
    Assassin’s Creed: Origins
    Super Mario Odyssey**
    South Park: The Fractured But Whole
    NBA 2K18
    FIFA 18
    WWE 2K18
    Madden NFL 18
    Destiny 2*
    Forza Motorsport 7
    Gran Turismo Sport
    Grand Theft Auto V
    The Evil Within 2**
    Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus**
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild**
    Mario Kart 8**
    Fire Emblem: Warriors**
    Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
    NHL 18
    Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
    * No Battle.net sales
    ** No digital sales

    The best-selling games of 2017 so far

    Destiny 2*
    NBA 2K18
    Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
    Madden NFL 18
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild**
    Grand Theft Auto V
    For Honor
    Horizon Zero Dawn
    Injustice 2
    Mario Kart 8

    The best-selling games over the last 12 months

    Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
    Destiny 2*
    Battlefield 1
    Grand Theft Auto V
    NBA 2K18
    NBA 2K17
    Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
    Madden NFL 18
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild**
    Final Fantasy XV

    https://venturebeat.com/2017/11/16/october-2017-npd-middle-earth-shadow-of-war-emerges-with-the-one-ring-of-top-sales/

    • MoneyMayweather

      but Roger Godell and the players union continue to stick with EA and Madden NFL and NFL 2k game would set the world on fire. the NFL either needs to re do the exclusive contract or open it up for at least take two.

  • MoneyMayweather

    NBA street coming to NBA live? NICE!

    • ClubSteve

      including a street mode is a good idea…..adding all-star weekend 3 point shootout and dunk contest even better.