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NBA Action 98
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Saturn, Windows PC
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
US
$49.99[1] 81124
Sega Saturn
UK
£? MK81124-50
Sega Saturn
FR
?F MK81124-50
Sega Saturn
DE
DM ? MK81124-50
Sega Saturn
ES
?Ptas MK81124-50
Sega Saturn
BR
R$? 191406



Windows PC
JP
¥6,800 ?
Windows PC
US
$49.99[1] ?
Windows PC
EU
€? ? ?
Windows PC
BR
R$? ?



NBA Action 98 (NBAアクション98) is a basketball game released as part of Sega's NBA Action series for the Sega Saturn and Windows PCs.

Previews suggest this game was once titled NBA Action '97, with a planned release of September 1997. After a small delay, it was retitled to take into account the apporaching new year.

Magazine articles

Main article: NBA Action 98/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

EGM US 101.pdfEGM US 101.pdf

Print advert in














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #101: "December 1997" (1997-xx-xx)
also published in:













  • Ultra Game Players (US) #104: "December 1997" (1997-xx-xx)[4]













  • Game Informer (US) #56: "December 1997" (1997-xx-xx)[5]

PlayerOne FR 082.pdf

Print advert in














Player One (FR) #81: "Décembre 1997" (1997-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Saturn version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
90
76 №66, p83
88 №71, p106/107
90 №10, p84/85
91 №28, p74/75[6]Media:SSM_UK_28.pdf
Sega Saturn
87
Based on
5 reviews

Saturn, US
NBAAction98 Saturn US Box Back.jpgNBAAction98 Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
Nbaaction98 sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
NBAAction98 Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
NBAAction98 Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, BR
NBAAction98 Sat BR backcover.jpgNospine.pngNBAAction98 Sat BR cover.jpg
Cover

PC version

PC, US
NBAAction98 PC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
PC, EU
NBAAction98 PC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
PC, JP

PC, BR

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Press release: 1997-10-20: Real Roundball Without The Elbow Jabs: NBA Action '98 For Sega Saturn And PC
  2. File:GameInformer US 054.pdf, page 40
  3. File:CVG UK 191.pdf, page 49
  4. File:UltraGamePlayers US 104.pdf, page 50
  5. File:GameInformer US 056.pdf, page 64
  6. File:SSM_UK_28.pdf, page 74


Games in the NBA Action Series
NBA Action '94 (1994) | NBA Action '95 Starring David Robinson (1995) | NBA Action Starring David Robinson (1995) | NBA Action (1996) | NBA Action 98 (1997)