The nostalgic game "NBA Playgrounds" made lots of headlines when it was released just less than a month ago. However, a new update is going to roll in the next few days that will definitely make the game more exciting and enjoyable.

Update 1.10

Saber Interactive released on Sunday the first update for the arcade-style hoop shot game for PC platforms via Steam. In addition, it has also rolled out the official patch notes for the first update of "NBA Playgrounds." The update 1.10 will also be available to consoles in the next few days as what the company promised.

New game features

The latest update brings new online game mode as well as new game features. Among them is the new Challenge Mode feature that enables the player through online matches, to challenge other players. Aside from that, with the latest online mode, a player will now be able to switch between ranked games and unranked challenges in the online mode. The patch also rolled out the Toxicity system or Disconnect Manager. Through this, players who leave matches except through surrender will be penalized. Moreover, the latest patch rolled out five new Shaquille O´Neal versions in different teams from his NBA career. This includes Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and Boston Celtics.

Fixes and notable changes

Aside from the new features, the latest patch also rolled out fixes and changes to the game. This includes fixes the issue on the strength of the force feedback effects. On the other hand, the game's shots and steal actions were adjusted to better fit the designed gameplay. A shot meter was also added to the game, this way, players will be able to find the best time to let go of shots or dunks.

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Moreover, the latest update added Steam Keyboard Management and Steam Cloud Support.

Additional characters

Aside from the roster of heavyweights including the legends in the National Basketball Association, update 1.10 added more iconic playable characters. This includes Dennis Rodman, Isaiah Thomas, Larry Bird, Giannis Antetokoumnpo, and Kenny Smith.

Other playable characters in the game are Gary Payton, Klay Thompson, Devin Booker, Tony Parker, and Kemba Walker. Players can also use the game characters like Seth Curry, Tiny Archibald, John Starks, and Tracy McGrady in playing "NBA Playgrounds."

We will update this information as soon as patch notes for the console become available.