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NBA2K11 will feature 10 different versions of Michael Jordan

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Thumbnail image for michael-jordan-bryon-russell.jpgGamers who can't get enough Michael Jordan in their virtual lives have to be salivating all over themselves with the news that NBA2K11, which hits stores Oct. 5, will feature a special "Jordan Challenge," in which users can play as 10 different versions of the former Bulls great.

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.

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