The next basketball installment hits the courts this Fall.

Microsoft confirmed today that its upcoming b-ball title <b>NBA Inside Drive 2003</b> is planned for a fall release, just in time for the 2003 NBA season.

<i>NBA Inside Drive 2003</i> will include numerous updates, including a season dynasty feature and Dynamic Player Performance. Additional gameplay features, as well as the "NBA Inside Drive 2003" spokesperson and in-game announcers, will be announced before the game’s launch.

"‘NBA Inside Drive 2003’ puts players directly in the middle of NBA action," said Pat Cook, sports studio manager for Microsoft Game Studios. "They’ll experience all the bumps, hand-checks and thundering dunks from the comfort of their living room."