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NBA Live 09 is the latest installment in the NBA Live franchise.  After several years of nothing-special sequels, NBA Live 09 is packing as many new features in the box as they can.

  • A partnership between EA and Synergy Sports allows the game to take daily real life NBA stats and recreate a players offensive tendencies in-game.  The stats will be supplied to the game via daily updates on PS3 and Xbox 360.  EA is calling this the "Dynamic DNA system"
  • Features a new pick and roll mechanic and free throw mechanic
  • Improved lockdown defense
  • 40 new challenges that help new players learn the controls and fundamental skills
  • New "Be a Pro" mode lets you play through a season as one player, who can then be taken into online games
  • 10 player online support
  • All offline modes, including the new challenges, tie in to Dynasty mode in some way

A demo was made available on September 4th, 2008 for Xbox 360.

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