Electronic Arts Inc. and GigaMedia Limited have entered into an agreement to launch and operate NBA Street Online in Taiwan. The game will be released in Q1 2008 in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as the second online title by Electronic Arts for the Asia region following the success of EA Sports FIFA Online in Korea.
NBA Street Online is the perfect combination of customization, convenience, and community in a casual lifestyle game. It features special elements that are designed specifically for the online multiplayer experience including matchmaking, specialized player customization, and the ability to create own clubs to play online with friends and defend oneâ€™s court. NBA Street Online allows up to six gamers to simultaneously compete in tournaments against one another and even against the best of the real NBA league.
The cooperation between Electronic Arts and GigaMedia is expected to provide the best gaming experience for players in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Working closely with Electronic Arts development teams, GigaMedia will provide marketing, community management, customer and technical support, and other valuable services as the operator of the game.
Originally posted on November 20, 2007 @ 11:48 am