2K Sports, which manufactures the game, previously made headlines when the company announced that Jordan would grace the cover of the title. This bucks a long trend of selecting one of the NBA's current stars for the honor.
According to a report from CNBC's Darren Rovell, the Jordan Challenge will allow the gamer to operate M.J. at different points of his career - from the 1986 version that scored 63 in the playoffs against Boston to the 1998 version that hit the title-clinching shot against Utah.
Yes, the "flu Jordan" is included. In this, the user will have to guide their virtual No. 23 through virtual sickness.
"We wanted fans to be able to relive those moments and have a chance to play with different Jordan moments," Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports, said. "So we recreated all the teams, the matchups, the uniforms, everything from the time period of his most remembered games."
Play on, players.