Published on June 26th, 2018 | by gareth0
Joel Embiid Graces The NBA Live 19 Cover
This looks well worth a look. The game options look great.
Build Your Squad for Global Dominance September 7
Free* Worldwide Demo Available August 24
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – June 26, 2018 – Last night at the NBA Awards, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) revealed Joel Embiid as the cover athlete for EA SPORTS™ NBA LIVE 19, adding to the accolades he has achieved over the past few years. Embiid was the third overall pick of the NBA Draft 2014 presented by State Farm, and claimed a spot on the All-Star roster for the first time this season. He also led his team to their first playoff appearance since 2012 while averaging nearly 23 points and 11 rebounds a game.
“Joel is a perfect fit to grace the cover of NBA LIVE 19,” said Joshua Rabenovets, Senior Brand Director at EA SPORTS. “He is the voice of the new wave of basketball players and his on-court dominance, creative personality, and love for the fans made him an ideal choice for this year’s game.”
“It’s great, it’s amazing. I’m thankful for this opportunity, especially as a basketball player,” Embiid said. “You work so hard because you have goals in life, you want to be in the Hall of Fame but also, being on the cover of a video game is something I’ve always dreamed of and I’m happy to be in this position.” Read the rest of the interview here.
NBA LIVE 19 will empower players to build their squad and take on the world, one court at a time. Embiid will be joined by several other prolific ballers that will revealed over the coming weeks, each of which has a special connection to NBA LIVE. Stay tuned for the next reveal in The Streets, coming early July.
Players who need even more basketball in their lives can also check out NBA LIVE Mobile, available as free-to-download** on the App Store and Google Play.
NBA LIVE 19, is developed by EA Tiburon and will be available worldwide September 7 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
EA Access members receive an additional 10 percent discount*** when they purchase a digital version of NBA LIVE 19, on Xbox Live. Subscribers can also enjoy up to 10 hours of play time as part of the Play First Trial on, August 31st.
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unveiled its latest LIVESTRIKE,
an original capsule of clothing from Parisian streetwear brand
exclusive gear is available in-game and will be in-stores available for purchase
this summer. You can get a first look at the upcoming Pigalle collection,
including modeled images of the physical gear, in-game screenshots of the gear
coming to NBA LIVE 19 and a concept image of the Pigalle X NBA
shirt available this weekend via latest assets here.
A trailer for the in-game event can be seen here.
May 10 at 6:30 a.m. PT / 9:30 a.m. ET,
Sunday May 19 at 8:59 p.m. PT / 11:59 p.m. ET players
can access this special capsule collection ahead of its launch this summer
during Paris Fashion Week. To coincide and commemorate this line making its way
this weekend, fans who visit the Pigalle Paris storefront will have a chance to
receive a limited-edition collaborative Pigalle x NBA
t-shirt for free.
capsule collection combines Pigalle’s striking, yet minimal design with the
brand’s elegant craftsmanship. While players on NBA
digital court can don themselves in the collection starting this weekend, those
off of it will be able to purchase pieces starting next month.
collection will be available at Pigalle’s Paris Fashion Week popup, along with
stores in Europe and Japan, including Pigalle’s shops and retailers including
VMOSCOW, LHP Store, Galerie Lafayette, Champs Élysées and more.
Live 19’s LIVESTRIKE
updates give players the chance to earn in-game apparel based on popular street
brands for free. From exclusive jersey’s to limited-time shoes, NBA
Live Event challenges have continuously rewarded players with opportunities to
collect the latest gear for free and hit the court in their own style.