The Line Drive for January 7

Posted January 7th, 2018 at 10:45 am

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

Keep voting in the various awards categories for the best of 2017!
NBA Playgrounds has finally been updated on Switch matching other versions.
Tim Kitzrow noted in a tweet that a new NBA Jam may be in the works.
Details on the new Playoffs Program in Madden NFL 18 Ultimate Team.
Details on the new Ice Cold Program in NBA 2K18 MyTeam.
MLB The Show 18 posted a shot of cover athlete Aaron Judge in the game.
Big Ant has listed some of the features to be found in AO Tennis.
Rocket League has now crossed 40 million players across the world.
Fire Pro Wrestling World will be coming to PS4 this summer with NJPW.
Need for Speed Payback will be getting online free roam early this year.
Following multiple controversies EA updated its code of conduct for eSports competitors.
Nintendo Switch is now the fastest selling console ever in the US.
Naturally big publishers sticking w/Switch but FIFA, NBA 2K likely only sports games.
Releases on Blu-ray headlined by It and on digital Jigsaw.