Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is included in Cactus League Professional Basketball For Windows?

The Cactus League Professional Basketball For Windows game includes all of the modules below. You can choose the game, along with the latest fully completed season or the game without any seasons (Upgrade). If you get the Upgrade you can play any Official Cactus League Professional Basketball Season that you already have. Each Cactus League Professional Basketball season includes the actual schedule, all players, and all transactions, which can be executed on the same day as in real-life. Every season from 1946-47 to the present (including the season in progress and all ABA seasons) are available. You can play the current season, while it happens, with Cactus League Professional Basketball Real-Time.

Module Description

Access System

This is the revolutionary, modern menu system that makes it incredibly easy to run everything in the game. You can also easily sets colors and themes of the game.

AutoSchedule

Play a season's actual schedule and, optionally, have all transactions occur when they happened in real-life.
Basketball Game Play a single game.
Free Game Updates Your game checks for, downloads, and installs FREE game updates, so you can always be sure you are up-to-date. Internet connection required.
League Management Get the big picture: Every league, team, team roster, player and each player's ratings. Sort the Player Pool & Team Rosters anyway you wish.
Records Your game automatically maintains approximately 200 team and individual records from games you play. You see those great (and no so great) performances here.
Season Installation Install your Official Cactus League Professional Basketball Seasons from Official Download Files or Cactus League CDs.
Statistics Your game automatically maintains and displays Team and Individual, Actual and Replay statistics from games you play. Dozens of reports are shipped with the game. Plus, you can create nearly any report that you can think of and format reports nearly any way you wish. Incredibly flexible.
AutoEdit (included with the game FREE, for a limited time)
Edit players' personal information, statistics and ratings. Plus, you can add your own players.
AutoMerge (included with the game FREE, for a limited time)
Mix & match seasons, teams and players from any of your installed seasons.
Encyclopedia (included with the game FREE, for a limited time) Display actual and replay statistics and reports based upon teams' franchise history and players' careers, using your installed seasons.
AutoDraft  
AutoPlayoff  
AutoSchedule Creator  
The Play-By-Play Editor  
AutoDraft, AutoPlayoff, AutoSchedule Creator & The Play-By-Play Editor are available separately as add-ons. You can download them, so you can be playing right away.

How can I order the game?

You can order the game right now, download it immediately and play right away, by clicking the 'Quick Order' button at the top-left of the page.

After you complete your order, everything that you can download will immediately be placed in Your Personal Download Area and a button will be displayed to take you there. On that page, in addition to your games, seasons & add-ons are links that show you how to download & install and answer other questions you might have.

You can access Your Personal Download Area at any time by clicking the Download link at the top of your screen, to the left of yoiur name.


Which seasons are available to play with Cactus League Professional Basketball?

Every season from 1946-47 to the present (including the season in progress and all ABA seasons) are available. The most recently completed season is included with the complete game. Each Cactus League Professional Basketball season includes the actual schedule and transactions with all documented players rated for accurate offensive and defensive performance.

Also, you can play Olympic Teams, The Best & Worst Teams of All-Time & Franchise Greatest Hits.
 

Take a look at all of the past seasons

 

Take a look at all the specialty seasons

 


Will the Cactus League Professional Basketball seasons that I already own work with Cactus League Professional Basketball for Windows?

Yes. All existing Official Cactus League Professional Basketball Seasons will work with the current Windows version of the game. If a Cactus League Professional Basketball CD or diskette has a label that says "Cactus League" on it, it is an Official Season. Plus you can easily install all Official Cactus League Professional Basketball Season ZIP files, such as the ones you have receive directly from Cactus League Games via e-mail or download delivery. The Season Installation Module installs them automatically. You don't even have to unzip the file.


What are the minimum system requirements for Cactus League Professional Basketball For Windows?

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 2 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 4 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Version 7 (32-bit only), Version 8.x (32-bit or 64-bit operating systems), Version 10 (32-bit or 64-bit operating systems). The game may be able to be played on earlier Windows operating systems, but we offer limited support. We have been told by many basketball fans that the game can be played on Apple Mac computers with a Windows Emulator, but we offer no support.
  • 128 MB of free RAM (4 Gb recommended).
  • Approximately 50 MB of available hard-disk space for the game, plus 500 to 900 KB of available hard-disk space for each season. Replay statistics that accumulate from games you play require additional space, depending upon the save options that you use. Your actual space used may vary depending upon the configuration of your hard disk.
  • Graphics device necessary according to operating system
  • Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse®, or compatible pointing device
  • Printer optional
  • CD-ROM drive required if installing from the optional CD
  • Internet connection required to Activate products, but games can be played while offline. Game must connect to the Internet at least once every 3 days. If it doesn't it will not be playable until it does.

How do I activate my games, add-ons & seasons?

All Cactus League Games and add-ons, beginning with Version 2017, must be activated before you can play them. The process is very simple. At the conclusion of the installation, you will be prompted to enter your Activation Key. You will see a button that will take you to them and explain exactly where they are located. You will find all of your Activation Keys on the bottom of the receipt for the order in which you ordered that product. You can also view all of your receipts by clicking "Orders" on the home page screen next to your name.

Each game & add-on includes 3 Activation Keys that you can use on any computer that you own. If you uninstall your game, all of the Activation Keys for the game and add-ons on that computer will be released, within 24 hours, so you can use them on another computer that you own.


Do I need a Activation Key for every computer I will be playing the game on?

Yes. As detailed above, you will receive 3 Activation Keys for each game & add-on you order. You can play your game and add-ons simultaneously on up to three computers that you own.


What happens if I have a hard disk crash or get a new computer?

If you get a new computer, uninstall the game on the old computer and your Activation Keys will be released back to you within 24 hours, so you can use them on any other computer thana you own. Then, install the game and add-ons (along with your seasons) onto your new computer and use another one of your Activatoion Keys on your new computer.

If your system crashes, you can simply reinstall the game and add-ons (along with your seasons) on your new computer and use another one of your Activation Keys you have. Then, write to us and explain what happened. We will be able to determine the Activation Keys that were lost when your computer crashed and will release them, so you can use them again on a computer that you own.

Each season you install must be activated also, but that process is automatic and transparent to you.


How can I get Cactus League Professsional Basketball Version 2018 free?

If you purchased Cactus League Professional Basketball Version 2017 after November 26, 2017, you are eligible for a free update to Version 2018. Offer expires 01/31/2018

Tell us that you are eligible for the free Version 2018.


 

 

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