EA has announced that that EA SPORTS will for the first time offer a downloadable official NCAA® Tournament edition of its college basketball videogame.Now fans will be able to play with all the schools in NCAA March Madness®.The game will be available for download exclusively for X-box live for 1200 Microsoft points ($15.00), just in time for the start of the NCAA tournament.
The game will initially feature teams from last year’s tournament, and then after beginning on March 18, will feature the latest announced official Selection Sunday brackets and accurate teams with updated ratings. Fans will be able to enjoy the atmosphere of March Madness closely and they will be able to play with their favorite teams under the same conditions,through a “virtual bracket”.
“We really wanted to make our game available to a wider selection of fans that are drawn to college basketball by the passion, excitement and drama that surrounds March Madness,” said Connor Dougan, Producer for NCAA® Basketball 09: March Madness Edition. “Fans will be able to experience the tournament, feel the adrenaline rush that comes with a single loss elimination tournament and write their own history.”
This video game is the closest replica of March Madness.It is no doubt, a must get thing for the basketball fans.
The game is under development in Canada,and is rated “E” By ESRB for everyone.The game can be downloaded from the Marketplace as mentioned before from March 11 exclusively for Xbox 360.