NBA Ball Stars Now Available on App Store and Google Play

A new basketball mobile game.
A new basketball mobile game. Netmarble

NBA fans have a reason to celebrate with the release of the mobile game NBA Ball Stars. This new puzzle-based basketball game features 2019-20 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Ja Morant as its cover athlete. When we say puzzle-based, it's a variation of the match-three gameplay and you can give it a try via App Store and Google Play.

Just in case you’re wondering, Netmarble developed this game in partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players’ Association (NBPA).

NBA Ball Stars include star players from NBA and puts them in a game that mixes franchise-building skills with fast-paced gameplay. This is a game enjoyable by players of all levels, including casual ones. Indeed, players can choose to manage their favorite team and hope to get a championship title.

Features of the game include:

  • Collect and manage NBA stars
    • Players can develop their very own lineups from a large pool of the NBA’s current roster.
    • Players can strengthen the talent of their team.
      • This allows the roster to compete and have a chance to get rare rewards and even go up the leaderboard.
  • Power Up Through Gem-Bursting Success
    • Being able to finish puzzles let players power up their roster like:
      • Increasing offensive skills
      • Improving defensive skills
      • Unlocking signature moves
    • Clear defensive “Blocker Gems” placed by opponents and get board-clearing effects.
  • Strategize lineups to succeed in the playoffs
    • Train your favorite NBA stars to increase their overall rating.
    • Make use of the Formations System to come up with good line-ups.
    • Utilize the unique skill sets of different athletes.

In a press statement, Netmarble US President Simon Sim said that this game should appeal not only to casual gamers but even sports fans. He added that this is thanks to the partnership with NBA along with the excellent work done by Kung Fu Factory. Sim continued that players can expect new content and surprises in the coming months.

What do you think? Giving this game a chance?

Netmarble is responsible for other mobile games like The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross, Blade & Soul Revolution, and MARVEL Future Fight.

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