New York, NY April 13, 2004 Codemasters, a global interactive entertainment software publisher, announced today that its most comprehensive motor sport racing game ever, ToCA Race Driver 2: Ultimate Racing Simulator, has shipped to North American retail outlets for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. The PC DVD-ROM version will ship later this week. The title is available at a suggested retail price of $29.99.
ToCA Race Driver 2 offers the most thrilling range of motor sports available, including GT Sports Car Racing, Street Racing, Rally, DTM, V8 Supercars, Global GT Lights, Rally Cross, Formula Ford, Open Wheel Grand Prix and Classic Car Racing. For the definitive racing experience, players can compete with up to 12 racers online simultaneously via Xbox Live and PC online.
"ToCA Race Driver 2 gives players the most authentic and expansive range of racing ever to be offered in one game," said Steven Lux, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Codemasters. "Codemasters is proud to have once again raised the bar for the racing game genre."
ToCA Race Driver 2 gives players the opportunity to get behind the wheel of some of the world's most powerful racing and streetcars including the Ford GT, Aston Martin Vanquish, Jaguar XKR, Nissan Skyline and AMG-Mercedes CLK. With up to 21 players on the track at once, gamers can battle for position on 50 racing circuits including the Texas Motor Speedway, Pikes Peak International Raceway, Surfers Paradise, Laguna Seca and Road America.
Additional game features include:
- 31 championships covering 15 different motor sports.
- 35 aspirational cars including the Aston Martin DB9 (exclusive), Subaru Impreza WRX, Mitsubishi EVO VII, ABT-Audi TT-R and more.
- 31 global race locations delivering 50 tracks.
- Incredible pack racing: up to 21 cars on track at once, battling for position.
- A stunning new visual engine running 60 frames per second graphics.
- The most sophisticated physics and car handling engine yet.
- All new and hugely realistic damage engine.
- Head to head Xbox Live and PC online functionality.
- First person interactive storyline drives progression through the Championships.
For all the latest screens and movies visit the website at: http://www.codemasters.com/tocaracedriver2/
ABOUT CODEMASTERS Codemasters is a global interactive entertainment company with offices in New York City, England, France, Spain, Holland and Germany. Founded in the UK in 1986, Codemasters publishes award-winning software for the PC, next generation video game consoles and online gaming. Codemasters develops original titles such as Operation Flashpoint (PC Game-of-the-year) and TOCA Race Driver, as well as games based on top licensed properties including American Idol, MTV Music Generator and IndyCar Series. Additional information about Codemasters and its products can be found at www.codemasters.com .
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