NBA Elite 11 is a mobile basketball video game released by Electronic Arts (EA) for iOS. It is the first installment in the NBA Elite series, succeeding EA's NBA Live series.
A release of the game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 was scheduled for October 5, 2010, but was delayed until March 31, 2011 due to "concerns about gameplay polish".The cancellation for these versions was officially announced on November 2, 2010 and development of the franchise was moved from EA's Black Box studio to its Florida-based Tiburon studio. EA has stated that it will instead release free DLC for NBA Live 10, including roster updates for the 2010–11 NBA season. Previously, a download code for NBA Jam was to be included with copies of Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of NBA Elite 11, but NBA Jam was subsequently released as a standalone game for both systems and the Wii.
Controls were retooled to primarily use the right analog stick for actions such as shooting. New animations were also added.
NBA Live 10 commentators Marv Albert and Steve Kerr were replaced by the ESPN crew of Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy, and Mike Breen.
The game was to feature the debut of "Become Legendary Mode", a single-player...