OUTRUN 2006: COAST 2 COAST DRIFTS ONTO PSP SYSTEM, PLAYSTATION 2, PC
LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (December 8, 2005) - SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast, the latest installment in the iconic OutRun series and the first to appear on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and PSP (PlayStation Portable) system. OutRun 2006: Coast
2 Coast on PlayStation 2, PSP system, will be released on March, 2006 with a PC version to be released soon thereafter.
The enchanting draw of the open road has never been so appealing with the choice of one of 12 fully licensed Ferrari models, featuring the all-new F430 and 575 Super America. Gamers will feel the throaty whine and that distinctive Ferrari exhaust note as they power their way across 30 glorious stages from the best of the OutRun2 original and the new OutRun2 SP arcade experience. Race from coast to glorious coast with a fresh new mission structure, a license mode and online play with up to 6 players in both head-to-head and co-operative play.
"Out Run 2006: Coast 2 Coast represents our strategy to revitalize a stable of recognizable SEGA properties for gamers in the Western markets," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of Marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "OutRun conjures up fantastic memories for many hardcore gamers and this mammoth new version is sure to turn a new generation on to a true arcade racing classic."
With platform specific missions, the player will also be able to unlock PSP system exclusive content by connecting with the PlayStation 2 version, and vice versa. Stack up the OutRun miles from the sun-drenched sands of Palm Beach to the charms of Cape Way to unlock new tracks, cars and much more. With a girlfriend by your side and open country before you, which route will you take?
OutRun 2006: Coast-2-Coast is scheduled for release on March, 2006 for PlayStation 2/ PSP system, with the PC version releasing soon thereafter. For more information on these and other SEGA titles, please visit http://www.sega.com.