The Game-Changing Patch for NBA Live 14 is Out Now

Posted February 10th, 2014 at 1:45 pm


The update promised shortly after release of NBA Live 14 that would improve gameplay, graphics, and even add practice ability went live today on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. In addition the patch includes this year’s NBA All-Star jerseys and court.

Look for a Press Row Hangout discussing post-patch NBA Live 14 on Tuesday night – afterwards the show will be archived and posted to the site Wednesday. As always feel free to leave any observations of the game in its new state in the comments!

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♦Improve your shooting, dribbling, and offensive moves by selecting any current NBA player and taking to an empty practice gym
♦The mode will improve your game, and also serve as the foundation for NBA LIVE 15

♦NBA LIVE 14’s lighting system has been updated and re-tuned to help bring the game to life. Color values have been improved to help remove some player’s “plastic” look
♦Tweaked and/or tuned every player and every uniform
♦New lighting improves the skin texture of players, and colors will be more accurate and robust

♦Added official court and jerseys for 2014 NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans
♦Added new adidas Hardwood Classic uniforms
♦Added new basketball, complete with the signature of new commissioner Adam Silver

♦Tuned first steps and dribble moves (including start and stop) to smooth out animations
♦Improved transitions between animations

♦Players experience increased responsiveness with improvements to ball physics, pass speeds and branch points within animations
♦Ball interacts with rim much more organically. Swishes have been reduced
♦Increased the variety of passing speeds
♦Improved lead passing

LIVE Season
♦Adjusted the camera to address hitches
♦Normal broadcast view has replaced player lock
♦More variety in the types of LIVE Challenges available