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NBA Live 2004
|NBA Live 2004|
|Release date(s)|| NA October 14, 2003|
EU November 7, 2003
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Multiplayer (4)|
|Input methods||GameCube Controller|
EA Sports gives basketball fans a heaping dose of NBA action with NBA Live 2004. Live 2004 delivers the most realistic basketball recreation yet from EA with redesigned player models, as well as all 29 accurately rendered NBA arenas. Customize the level of computer competition with easy-to-use AI adjusting slider controls. Simplified controls scheme allows players to run play formations at the touch of a single button. Exclusive EA Sports "Freestyle Control" lets players express their game easily with the right analog stick. Updated Dynasty Mode integrates the ability to import favorite college players in order to create the ultimate NBA team.
NBA Live 2004 uses the VP6 video codec, common in Electronic Arts' titles, causing it's videos to have vertical line artifacts and other glitches on NVIDIA graphics cards. The Software Render will display VP6 video correctly, but is typically too slow. Prior to video output was completely scrambled, refer . Rendering improved with but a variety of glitches remain, refer . VP6 rendering also reacts poorly to the Force Texture Filtering enhancements (and Anisotropic Filtering on NVIDIA), causing further scrambling.
No configuration changes are known to affect compatibility for this title.
The graph below charts the compatibility with NBA Live 2004 since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below: