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  Renowned 2-on-2 arcade-style PBA Basketball Slam is coming to Steam for PC
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08/10/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

 

Inspired by the 1990s basketball arcade game NBA Jam and Street Dunk

Ranida Games is excited to announce that PBA Basketball Slam: Arcade Edition will be released August 2020 on Steam Early Access. The Arcade Edition is the PC version of the popular mobile game Basketball Slam 2020, which features the teams and players of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the first professional basketball league in Asia and the second oldest in the world.

You can watch the announcement teaser here.

PBA Basketball Slam: Arcade Edition is a 2-on-2 arcade-style full court basketball game with exaggerated gameplay where anything goes. It features epic moves, high-flying dunks, a unique mix of fun, and gameplay experience inspired by the 1990s basketball arcade game NBA Jam and Street Dunk.

 

The Arcade Edition will have multiplayer features with full keyboard and controller support and will allow up to four players to play together via local multiplayer or play with friends remotely via Steam's Remote Play Together. Campaign Mode and Quick Game features will also be included on its Early Access release.

"Bringing Basketball Slam to PC will allow more players to enjoy the game and will also allow us to enhance the game further, says Ben Banta, CEO of Ranida Games. "With the success of the mobile game having more than 10 million downloads worldwide, we've been able to polish the user interface and experience for the PC version, and more features will be added as we go through development,” he added.

PBA Basketball Slam: Arcade Edition can be wishlisted on Steam here. For more news and the latest updates, follow the game on Facebook, Twitter, and Discord. Basketball Slam 2020 is currently available on App Store and Google Play.

About RANIDA GAMES

Founded in 2015, Ranida Games is an indie game development studio based in the Philippines and has published titles such as PBA Basketball Slam and BAYANI – Fighting Game.  The studio was founded by Ben Banta, CEO/Studio Head, and Walter Manalo, Head of Business Development. Ben has been in the game industry since 2008 and has produced popular flash game franchises such as Sniper Assassin, Potty Racers, and Dragon Slayers.

For more information, please visit: www.ranidagames.com

About PBA

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is a professional men’s basketball league in the country. It is the first professional basketball league in Asia and is the second oldest in the world after the NBA. It is composed of 12 company-branded franchised teams and was founded back in April 9, 1975. 

 

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