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.NBA Jam: On Fire Edition
* 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!
will be available this October on XBLA. Pricing details have yet to be announced.