Category: Sports

Updated: Mar 9, 2018

Version: 1.2.0

Size: 288.1 MB

Developer: NBA

Rated 4+

Compatibility: iPhone X, iPhone 8Plus, iPhone 8, iPad 74, iPad 73, iPad 72, iPad 71, iPad 612, iPad 611, iPhone 7Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPad Pro97 Cellular, iPad Pro97, iPad Pro Cellular, iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 Cellular, iPad Mini 4, iPhone 6sPlus, iPhone 6s, iPod TouchSixthGen, iPad Mini 3 Cellular, iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2 Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPhone 6Plus, iPhone 6, iPad Mini Retina Cellular, iPad Mini Retina, iPad Air Cellular, iPad Air, iPhone 5s

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Welcome to the NBA AR App – the official augmented reality app of the National Basketball Association!

The NBA AR App offers unique AR experiences, starting with a pop-a-shot-type game that inspires you to play anywhere, anytime. Take your shots at an authentic NBA hoop as you compete against the clock -- and your friends -- to move up the global Game Center leaderboard.

Feeling ambitious? Step back beyond the arc for a three-pointer. Even turn on your audio to listen to the crowd cheer you on in the middle of the action.

Personalize the game by adding your favorite NBA team’s logo to the court and colors to the gaming experience. Look around - there may even be a few surprises waiting for you.

Shooting really well? Playing in a really cool setting? Brag to your friends and family by saving and sharing a replay of your game on social media and other messaging platforms. Use the hashtag #NBAR.

1. Select your favorite team to personalize your NBA AR app experience
2. Scan your environment to set the ideal location of the floor and hoop (we recommend large open spaces, outdoors and well-lit areas)
3. Tap the screen to load the ball
4. Flick your wrist (don’t let go of the phone!) to shoot the ball. Practice to find the right arch and velocity of your flick


What devices can I use the NBA AR app on?
The NBA AR app is available on iPhone 6s and above running iOS 11. This is the oldest iPhone device that ARKit is available.

Why does it sometimes appear like I’m standing below the court?
The court pins to a nearby flat surface. If you’re standing near a table, desk or another surface, it may pin it there. You’d then look like you’re standing below the court. That’s why we recommend larger open spaces so the court is placed on the actual floor.

How do I know if I made a two-pointer or a three-pointer?
If you aim your phone at the ground and see you’re standing behind the three-point line, you are shooting a three. You’ll also see a +2 or +3 animation after every made basket, notifying you of the shot point value.
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What's New in Version 1.2.0

Love the NBA? Select the NBA option to upgrade your gaming experience to league branding.

Improved scanning experience - see the status (and get tips and FAQs) as you place the court.

We've added a Game Center Leaderboard link on the home screen.

Various stability and gameplay improvements.

Screenshots for iPhone, iPad

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