This is the ultimate test: Do you have what it takes to build a basketball dynasty? It’s up to you to draft, trade, sign free agents, build your coaching staff and roster, and make the right decisions for your franchise. Lead your team to victory… or be laughed off the court, with Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 23.
Enjoy new ways to play, such as starting in the off-season with the draft and free agency, or try new Universe Mode, which allows you to control multiple teams while easily being able to switch control back and forth.
The presentation factor has been turned up! New player/coach/rookie cards and an updated dashboard screen along with new player and coach models make this version the best looking sim game on the market. New features like more notifications and improved 2D game presentation features make the game world even more vibrant and informative.
The best trading engine in any basketball game gets better! Learn about what type of build your trading partners are doing, see what their needs are, get offers on demand, and use the new sign and trade option to get something before your star player leaves town. The AI logic has been made even smarter to value picks more and to be able to use them better in trades with other AI teams.
Check out a host of new additions, such as a new schedule and expanded schedule screen, better draft pick monitoring, expanded lineup tracking features, game previews, all new milestone tracking, offseason injury options, free agency rumors, d-league select players and much more!
Player and coach personalities go even deeper this year to make it feel like you are managing real players and coaches. Players have new player trait badges to help you easily identify uniquely skilled players. Experience new and different ranges of outcomes when talking to the media about players, and deal with star players who want to win even more now or will look for a new team.
Link your league with Draft Day Sports: College Basketball for a totally immersive game experience. You can automatically import draft classes as well as keep tabs on the standings, stats, and rosters from your college game world all right inside of DDS:PB21. Use the expanded scouting tracker to keep tabs on players who will be in future draft classes as well as the upcoming one.
The gameplay presentation has totally been revamped to offer a much more enjoyable and interesting experience. You can create custom jerseys and courts and bring them into the game for use as well to make the new on court action even more exciting!
A new version of challenge mode enters the game where your created general manager will start with low skills and you can level him up through your successes and other in-game interactions. You will now be in total control of how your GM evolves and can measure yourself against the legends of the game.
Two new in-game optional features have been added to help you in your GM quest. First, take the time to hold press conferences throughout the season on your schedule. These press conferences can help you improve player/coach relationships (or hurt them) and get to know the league as a whole better by trying out the in-game daily fantasy game where a high score can help you level up your GM faster.
New player ratings such as midrange shooting and clutch scoring make players even more dynamic. This coupled with the already wide array of ratings and the unique personality system makes players truly feel like individuals and puts the emphasis on you to put the pieces together that will make a cohesive team.
A host of UX additions have been made this year. Items such as accessing player cards from the trade screen, more displays of player awards won, lineup analysis information on the depth chart screen and others make the experience of playing the game even better.
Don't forget you can link your league with Draft Day Sports: College Basketball for a totally immersive game experience. You can automatically import draft classes as well as keep tabs on the standings, stats, and rosters from your college game world all right inside of DDS:PB23. Use the expanded scouting tracker to keep tabs on players who will be in future draft classes as well as the upcoming one.
Go through a free demo and experience our sports simulation for yourself.