Online play finally added to NBA Playgrounds on Switch

Better late than never.

NBA Playgrounds on Switch

For those of you playing NBA Playgrounds on Switch, an update that brings online play has finally arrived along with a number of bug fixes and features. This information comes from a Twitter user named Daniel Vuckovic who managed to grab a screenshot from the News section on his Nintendo Switch.

NBA Playgrounds on Switch

Here’s all the new features you can expect from this update:
  • Online play
  • Shot Meter
  • Shooting system revamped
  • Challenge feature (1v1 online)
  • Various bug fixes

This finally brings the Nintendo Switch version up to par with the other console versions. It’s good to see the developers are committed to making sure every version of the game stays updated. Hopefully we’ll see more features and content coming sometime in the future.

Let us know in the comments below if you’re still playing the game or not. If you liked any of the previous games such as NBA Jam: On Fire Edition but haven’t played NBA Playgrounds, or aren’t familiar with the series at all, be sure to check out our review of NBA Playgrounds right here!

For more information, here’s a brief description of the game:

Classic NBA arcade action is back! Take your “A” game to the playground and beat the best in high-flying 2-on-2 basketball action. Practice your skills offline, play with up to three others on your Xbox or take your talents online to posterize your opponents with acrobatic jams and ridiculous displays of skill. Collect your favorite players from a massive roster of current and retired NBA superstars from every team. Travel to playgrounds across the globe to compete in online matches against the very best with your massive arsenal of dunks and moves. Use your fine-tuned skills to take on the master of the playground himself – Allen Iverson.