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NBA Live 19 Will Allow You To Create Female Players

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NBA Live 19 Will Allow You To Create Female Players

Lets just file this one into the “should’ve happened a long time ago, but glad it’s finally happening” bin, that NBA Live 19 will be introducing the ability to create female players for use in the game this year.

This morning, EA Sports released a trailer showcasing the feature with some women tearing up the courts.

Players will be able to create female characters and take them around the world in THE ONE, building their squad, taking on global challenges and accessing the same skills, progression and gear as their male counterparts. Men and women can also play together on the same team in THE ONE.

The inclusion of female players is an important step toward leveling the playing field, providing gamers increased opportunities to express their unique individuality and create a reflection of themselves while competing in the game. This new feature follows last year’s introduction of the WNBA’’s full roster in the NBA LIVE franchise, also a video game first.

Female gamers will also be able to scan their faces using the NBA LIVE Companion app (iOS and Android) and import them onto their customized player. Furthermore, NBA LIVE 19 will introduce new Icon Abilities modeled after some of the greatest female ballers of all time, including Candace Parker and others.

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  1. And the crowd goes MILD!
    :lol:
    Nah, seriously, glad for all the female gamers out there and fans of the WNBA. Great addition to be more inclusive.
    Already asked the question IF we can edit the Created Players tendencies in the created player unlike last year. I don't expect answer but I will keep asking. Lol
    WTF
    I've got an answer for you...

    Silence answers all. The whole Youtube video was all Streetball, so I am guessing that is all they did for WNBA as far as changes.
    Killuminati
    Does this mean that if you create a female player, that you can play in the WNBA if you choose to play in the league?

    I would think thats the idea.
    DJT
    I would think thats the idea.

    I really hope so. Its kinda lame if you can't because I'm not into playing against other players online controlling one player. However, I would love the ability to create a female to dominate in the WNBA and upgrade her skills along the way
    I am honestly just hoping for the ability to use WNBA teams in franchise mode but this would be a close second if your created player can get drafted into the WNBA and dominate
    I just did some quick searches and saw that female players don't have the option to go into the league. There was an interview where it sounded like they wanted to add the league option for female athletes but they ran out of time to get it done on Live 19
    While this is unfortunate, I am still maintaining hope of a WNBA franchise mode. That's all I've been wanting since day 1 lol
    Killuminati
    Does this mean that if you create a female player, that you can play in the WNBA if you choose to play in the league?

    From a YouTube video I saw you can Add the Male created player to " The League" but it didn't have the same option for the Female created player.
    It's progress towards equal representation. I'm not really into the street ball aspect of the game so as cool as it is to create female players now, it just won't be something that I'll enjoy as much as if I could create a female, and take her into the WNBA to build up her skills.
    With that being an option for male players, it's just sad that you can't have the same with a female player.
    One step at a time I guess lol
    Killuminati
    It's progress towards equal representation. I'm not really into the street ball aspect of the game so as cool as it is to create female players now, it just won't be something that I'll enjoy as much as if I could create a female, and take her into the WNBA to build up her skills.
    With that being an option for male players, it's just sad that you can't have the same with a female player.
    One step at a time I guess lol

    Yeah one step at a time, but hey it's a step in the right direction. Long overdue, but like I said, this was something that street was doing back in Volume 2 and I loved it.
    oldmanonsilvercreek
    Will the WNBA be included again this year and if so, will they have a season? last year I would of played a season with a team. It was pointless without.

    Yeah there back little 15 sec clip of full team WNBA full game. Now season & online mode were all crossing our fingers for, gotta wait an see.
    This is cool, but hpoefully soon, they can flesh out the WNBA side to include Franchise (or even implement within normal Franchise in the summer months) and The One implementation. What they're doing are decent additions, but they could and should be so much more. 
    I liked the inclusion of the wnba last year, but the trailer worries me a bit. I did not like seeing that one female player dunking as if she were Vince Carter. I think Britney Griner is 6'8 and she can barely graze the rim in real life. If this isn't realistically toned down, you're going to see a bunch of 'female' trolls online posterizing much taller players as if they were Russell Westbrook.
    And this also seems to be yet another thing geared towards The One mode, while I was hoping for a wnba franchise mode, and a much improved franchise mode for the nba.
    More like should NOT have happened. I mean seriously, are there that many girls playing Live to warrant having girls in the game? Hell, it looks like they're having a tough time getting guys to play much less adding in girls. I'm not against it, it just seems like they have a TON to work on already and doing something like this adds virtually nothing to the game. Just proves to me the management is still going in the wrong direction and this series will never turn it around because they're focused on the wrong things.
    Live might win the basketball wars against 2k because of this.    this is a huge deal.   my daughter plays sports games and she always asks where are the girls.
    she likes SMB and hot shots golf because of this.
    more girls are into gaming and sports.
    Fist Of Kings
    I liked the inclusion of the wnba last year, but the trailer worries me a bit. I did not like seeing that one female player dunking as if she were Vince Carter. I think Britney Griner is 6'8 and she can barely graze the rim in real life. If this isn't realistically toned down, you're going to see a bunch of 'female' trolls online posterizing much taller players as if they were Russell Westbrook.
    And this also seems to be yet another thing geared towards The One mode, while I was hoping for a wnba franchise mode, and a much improved franchise mode for the nba.
    ...I usually am not the one to cry "it's a game", but....It's a game. Let that go. It's only in the street ball mode anyway. What you're basically saying is that no one should ever create a female because they should automatically be weaker than men. While I get the logic behind the statement, there are plenty of girls that play these games. You'd basically be telling them: "Don't make yourself in game, because you're inferior and it's pointless. You'll never be able to compete with men, and shouldn't be able to".
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    ViolenceFight
    ...I usually am not the one to cry "it's a game", but....It's a game. Let that go. It's only in the street ball mode anyway. What you're basically saying is that no one should ever create a female because they should automatically be weaker than men. While I get the logic behind the statement, there are plenty of girls that play these games. You'd basically be telling them: "Don't make yourself in game, because you're inferior and it's pointless. You'll never be able to compete with men, and shouldn't be able to".
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    No I'm not saying that. In fact, if I get this game, I'm going to play this game with my 8 yr old niece since she likes making girls in video games. All I'm saying is for a game that strives for simulation, girl's doing crazy Vince Carter like dunks isn't a good look, and needs to be toned down. It's no different than 2k players complaining about 7fters who play unrealistically and unfairly like guards.
    Has nothing to do with 'competing with men', I've played basketball against girlis before as a kid, so don't give me that nonsense.
    I credit the addition of the wnba last year as one of the things that I liked about the game, and while it's unlikely there's going to be a wnba franchise mode this year, seeing a create-a-player for them is a great addition.
    I will probably preorder the game next week and keep my fingers crossed for franchise mode news...for both leagues lol.
    Fist Of Kings
    No I'm not saying that. In fact, if I get this game, I'm going to play this game with my 8 yr old niece since she likes making girls in video games. All I'm saying is for a game that strives for simulation, girl's doing crazy Vince Carter like dunks isn't a good look, and needs to be toned down. It's no different than 2k players complaining about 7fters who play unrealistically and unfairly like guards.
    Has nothing to do with 'competing with men', I've played basketball against girlis before as a kid, so don't give me that nonsense.
    So, you're saying they should only get rim grazers. That's the original implications. That immediately puts them at a disadvantage to the male characters. because at 5'8 last year people could do insane windmill 360s. By that logic, we're using a Men's basketball. Women have different muscle mass due to hormones, does that mean they should have less of a shooting range too, since weight difference?
    If you use that argument then you're also implying a full on nerf based on gender restrictions. If that's the case, once again, why would anyone want to make an "inferior" character.
    If you said the "I played against..." sentence again, and subbed out girls for "Asian", or "African Americans", that sentance is now a racist sentence. Using that to justify stuff comes off as misogynistic.
    Also, if we were legit talking the franchise/WNBA mode where I'd expect it to be sim, I could concede a few points. As it stands you don't want the women characters to be able to do the same thing as male characters just for the sake of them being female. That is your entire dunk argument
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    ViolenceFight
    So, you're saying they should only get rim grazers. That's the original implications. That immediately puts them at a disadvantage to the male characters. because at 5'8 last year people could do insane windmill 360s. By that logic, we're using a Men's basketball. Women have different muscle mass due to hormones, does that mean they should have less of a shooting range too, since weight difference?
    If you use that argument then you're also implying a full on nerf based on gender restrictions. If that's the case, once again, why would anyone want to make an "inferior" character.
    If you said the "I played against..." sentence again, and subbed out girls for "Asian", or "African Americans", that sentance is now a racist sentence. Using that to justify stuff comes off as misogynistic.
    Also, if we were legit talking the franchise/WNBA mode where I'd expect it to be sim, I could concede a few points. As it stands you don't want the women characters to be able to do the same thing as male characters just for the sake of them being female. That is your entire dunk argument
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    Are you done, or are you going to keep exaggerating my post to fit your hissy fit? Save that mess for youtube. And funny you mention arguments, when the only thing you're doing is posting semantics since you have no actual point. You're grasping at straws since this is about female basketball players, yet if I posted something about 5'5 male players doing crazy dunks, or 7 fters playing like guards, a failed sjw like you says nothing....interesting.
    This is the rare time the ignore feature has it's use.
    Fist Of Kings
    Are you done, or are you going to keep exaggerating my post to fit your hissy fit? Save that mess for youtube. And funny you mention arguments, when the only thing you're doing is posting semantics since you have no actual point. You're grasping at straws since this is about female basketball players, yet if I posted something about 5'5 male players doing crazy dunks, or 7 fters playing like guards, a failed sjw like you says nothing....interesting.
    This is the rare time the ignore feature has it's use.
    I was actually looking for clips of a 5'5 player dunking to say that's unrealistic, and 7 footers playing like guards is unrealistic. I have no problem calling that out too. If that's in the game, there's no issue with women dunking like that. It's not being a SJW to say you come off as misogynistic with your statements. I got to learn ALOT about male privilege in the last year or so. I have also found that if your defense is calling someone an SJW, then you're probably very guilty of what you're being called out on.
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    What’s the average height and weight of a WNBA player.
    What archetype do you recommend?
    I was thinking of creating Rachel Demita (looking at you, 2K!)
    Americas Team
    Does anyone know if we'll be able to create a separate male and female character under the same profile? I don't want to have to choose to play exclusively with male or female character, I would like to switch between them kinda like in Destiny.
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    You'll be able to have up to 5 avatars at the same time on your single profile, and can switch them out in the main menu, similar to how Live 18 worked.
    Icon Abilities however, CAN be switched out in lobbies (so you can switch between A.I., Candace Parker, and Westbrook
    Great for the handful of people that this appeals to, but it screams gimmick to me.
    Maybe just drop the "NBA" from the title and call it Streetball Live?
    ggsimmonds
    Great for the handful of people that this appeals to, but it screams gimmick to me.
    Maybe just drop the "NBA" from the title and call it Streetball Live?

    Honestly if they did just make it street ball live it would be really cool to have a league for male and female players. It's unrealistic but it would be cool for a video game. They can just give us generic teams for our players to join or let us create teams from scratch and just focus on street ball
    I thought the gameplay in live 18 was much better using the WNBA rosters 
    Lots of unrealistic gameplay with nba players plus the tendencies were a joke as usual.
    But the WNBA gameplay was totally different and I'm guessing it's because there was no synergy data being used just straight ratings driving the gameplay in combination with sliders.
    I would have most likely played a season if dynasty mode with the WNBA rosters as opposed to the NBA rosters had EA allowed that option.
    What really upsets me about Love 19 is that they have all this create a player options yet here are in 2018 and can create classic rosters in Live or our own draft classes 
    So fed up with this company and their lack of nba passion 
    Wait, how are you posting while banned? Lol.
    Also, I agree. The wnba is much better Gameplay wise. My thoughts are that they built from the basic code, without all of the junk animations etc from years past, which leads to a more fluid but basic game.
    I played 3-4 good wnba games the other day. Cdj and I mentioned it to them at a community event early on before 18s release.
    I I have no idea to be honest.. lol!  
    But the ban was unfair just because I expressed my feelings about how they handled player editing last year.  
    Someone seems like they took it personal because I pointed out flaws about their direction of the game.
    But I'm glad you called them out in your write up in much nicer tone than I would have lol!
    And I agree I think all the poorly implemented synergy data they keep hyping has ruined the gameplay.  There are no mid range shots because synergy data is overlapping ratings and players are just driving non stop even if mid range shot is open 
    Can't fix these issues ourselves because they limit what we can do with rosters and ratings to dictate our own gameplay 
    Then vocal voices have to be careful about how they call ea out on stuff on a message board 
    Playmakers
    I I have no idea to be honest.. lol! *
    But the ban was unfair just because I expressed my feelings about how they handled player editing last year. *
    Someone seems like they took it personal because I pointed out flaws about their direction of the game.
    But I'm glad you called them out in your write up in much nicer tone than I would have lol!
    And I agree I think all the poorly implemented synergy data they keep hyping has ruined the gameplay. *There are no mid range shots because synergy data is overlapping ratings and players are just driving non stop even if mid range shot is open*
    Can't fix these issues ourselves because they limit what we can do with rosters and ratings to dictate our own gameplay*
    Then vocal voices have to be careful about how they call ea out on stuff on a message board*

    I have seen people 'banned' for politely expressing their opinion, while I've seen fools try to drag people into a pathetic flame war, yet nothing happens to them. You never know with this site.
    The fact that we can now create females may be a good sign for potentially being able to edit WNBA rosters.
    Surely they will give us the option to create players like in Live 18, so I anticipate there being a choice of male or female here as well.
    Honestly, this would solve the problem for me. Ideally I would want an actual franchise mode for WNBA teams, but if we are able to edit the WNBA rosters and create new players, then we will have the ability to do anything we want. Even run our own franchise if we don't mind keeping up with the stats of each game lol
    If WNBA rosters are able to be edited in NBA live 19, then I will absolutely be starting up a WNBA franchise!
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