EA Announces NBA Jam: On Fire Edition

By Michelle Balsan, 5 years ago
Electornic Arts announced today that a new entry will be released in its NBA Jam franchise later this year.

The title, NBA Jam: On Fire Edition, will be available via XBLA and will include several new gameplay enhancements, as well as "ground-breaking artificial intelligence that will change the way gamers play NBA Jam".

Electronic Arts also detailed several of the new gameplay features coming to NBA Jam: On Fire Edition:

* REAL AI: Featuring the ground-breaking AI system used in the Fight Night franchise that learns your tendencies and throws them back in your face.
* JAM Arena— Play solo, or team up with friends and take on the world in a new, dynamic online competition.
* Road Trip — A cooperative online campaign where you can team up with friends and compete in a series of white-knuckle challenges against the current superstars and timeless legends from each of the 30 NBA Teams.
* Tag Mode and Team Fire return! — Swap players "on the fly" and ignite your entire team by performing consecutive cooperative moves!
* More NBA JAM Hotness — Online roster updates, more NBA superstars, legendary NBA players, over-the-top animations, JAM challenges, secret teams and unlockable characters than ever before!
NBA Jam: On Fire Edition will be available this October on XBLA. Pricing details have yet to be announced.
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.