NBA 09: The Inside provides fans with a comprehensive basketball game experience including character customization, unique gameplay modes and mini-games, and true-to-life NBA action. In addition to stunning graphics and realistic gameplay, a variety of exciting features like Franchise Mode, "The Life" on PS3, and an expanded Team Progression mode makes NBA 09: The Inside the most exciting basketball game franchise available. NBA 09: The Inside for PS3 immerses fans in a full-featured Franchise Mode for the first time, allowing players to try their hand at running a team including the management of drafts, trades, and salaries. The highly acclaimed "Progression System" returns with Team Progression, where players are rewarded for game exploration and advancement by providing numerous customizable player options. Broadcast style overlays, newly incorporated in-game highlights, and dramatic cut scenes blend together to transport gamers into a slick and organic NBA-themed world.